Summer Performance Program


Show Stoppers: Summer Musical Theatre Program

Rising young stars will create and perform an original pocket-sized musical play in just two weeks!  Our program takes students through the entire of process of creating a musical play from auditions to writing and rehearsing, culminating in a performance on our Mainstage. Working with our professional and dynamic teaching artists, students will engage their imaginations, study the process of theatre and work together as an ensemble to put on a production of their own design during this exciting and comprehensive summer experience. 


QT Show Stoppers Summer Musical Theatre Program is open to all kids – no experience in the performing arts is needed to join in the fun. Acceptance into the program is on a first come-first served basis. Auditions for roles will take place once the session has begun. Space is limited so register today! We are offering two 2-week sessions.


Registration for Queens Theatre's Summer Musical Theatre Program is now open.



Click Here to Register Online 


Contact Director of Education Richard Hinojosa at if you have any questions regarding our Summer Performance Program.




Available Discounts

Early Registration Discount

Register before April 30 and we’ll waive the registration fee


Sibling Discount

Save an additional $25 per child for registering sibling


Bring a Friend Discount

Register your child and refer a friend to receive a $25 discount per session  
(Friend’s registration is required for discount) (Limit 4)


Registration/Cancellation Policies

Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis for all sessions. A 50% deposit (plus the $15 registration fee) is required upon registration in order to reserve a space in the program. Full payment is due by July 2nd for all sessions. All cancelation requests must be submitted in writing to  Students withdrawing from a session must cancel at least two weeks prior to the start date to receive a full refund (minus the $15 registration fee). Students withdrawing from a session less than two weeks prior to the start date will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be granted after the start of the session, regardless of attendance. Queens Theatre reserves the right to cancel any session that does not meet minimum enrollment requirements. If the session does not meet our enrollment requirements all payments will be refunded to pre-registered parties in that session.





Show Shoppers

Program Days

Monday - Friday

Primary Program Hours

9:30am - 4pm
(Students bring their own lunch)

Early Drop Off

9am - 9:30am (No Charge)

Extended Day

4pm - 6pm (Mon-Thurs Only)

Extended Day Pricing

Monday - Thursday:
$20 per day or $60 per week per child

Program Age Group

7 to 11 years old

Program Pricing (Per Child)

One Session: $650 for a two week session
Two Sessions (or more): $550 per two week session 

Program Registration Fee

$15 per child

Program Dates

Session One

July 9, 2018 to July 20, 2018

Session Two

July 23, 2018 to August 3, 2018

Session Three

August 6, 2018 to August 17, 2018




Main Stage Theatre

At 472 seats, our Mainstage Theatre has the ability to make each of your guests feel like they have the best seat in the house. Renovated in 1993, the Mainstage features a proscenium/thrust stage, lavish legroom and an intimate feel that make this the perfect venue for your next seminar, product launch or full theatrical production.

Studio Theatre

This 90-seat, “black box”-style theatre is a flexible space outfitted with stage lighting and sound equipment that can assist in taking your event to new heights. Capable of hosting everything from a lecture or workshop to an intimate theatrical production with proscenium, thrust or in-the-round seating.


Dark tones and adjustable lighting create a swanky setting for a private VIP event, pre– or post-show reception or company cocktail party. This hot spot, with built-in bar and flexible seating, can turn your next birthday party or business presentation into an event to remember. Seating Capacity: 60.

The Lobby

Built in 2010, our award-winning glass-walled lobby, with its sweeping views of Flushing Meadows Corona Park, provides the perfect spot for any gathering. With an open floor plan, Italian marble floors and sleek modern design, this bright, airy, 2,800 square foot space can accommodate sit-down dinners, cocktail receptions and more.


Four versatile spaces that together can accommodate virtually any private event, including corporate meetings and business conferences,weddings, dance recitals, film screenings, lectures, receptions, concerts, workshops and more.

Easily accessible by all major highways that traverse Queens as well as the MTA #7 Flushing Line and various bus routes. Centrally located between LaGuardia and JFK Airports. ADA compliant. Ample convenient, and free parking. Comfortably heated and air conditioned.

Queens Theatre’s skilled technicians and courteous staff will work with you to make your event successful and one you will not forget.

For more detailed information and a complete listing of our available inventory, please contact :

Connie Baker
Phone: 347-472-3724

Board of Directors

Frances A. Resheske | President

Tracy Capune | Vice President

Gary Kesner | Vice President

Bruce Levine | Treasurer

Mark Misk | Secretary


Georgiana Benatti | Member

Steve Chen | Member

Linda DeSabato | Member

Salvatore DiMartino | Member

Ana Oliveira | Member

Alfonso Quiroz Member

Louis Vlahos | Member

New York City Mayor Bill de BlasioEx-Officio Member

Commissioner Tom FinkelpearlEx-Officio Member

Queens Borough President Melinda KatzEx-Officio Member

Commissioner Dorothy LewandowskiEx-Officio Member




Taryn Sacramone, Executive Director


Richard Hinojosa, Director of Education


Rob Urbinati, Director of New Play Development


Alexis Lubin, Finance Manager

Box Office

Laura Kabelka, Box Office Manager
Angelica Aviles, Box Office Assistant
Franco Partesano, Box Office Assistant

Front of House

Willy Mosquera, House Manager
Fernando Bianco, Associate House Manager/Volunteer Coordinator
Robert Lavin, Shuttle Service


Jay Rogers, Director of Operations
Connie Baker, Rentals & Events Manager
Jeff Frazier, Operations and Production Coordinator
Jorge Toro, Building Attendant
Charles Bennett, Building Attendant
Saheed Khan, Building Attendant


Annie Jacobs, Production Manager
Steve Wolf, Assistant Production Manager/Lighting Supervisor
Mike Lawler, Technical Director/Sound Supervisor

Our Mission

Queens Theatre is the premier performing arts venue in Queens. Queens Theatre’s mission is to provide quality and diverse performing arts activities that are economically and geographically accessible to the 2.2 million residents of Queens, the most ethnically diverse county in the nation, and the surrounding metropolitan region. To foster greater cultural awareness and appreciation, the Theatre presents and produces programs that reflect this diversity and features international, national and local artists.

News & Announcements

Support Us

Queens Theatre strives to provide acces to world-class entertainment for generations of residents of Queens and the surrounding New York City metro area. By making a tax-deductible contribution to Queens Theatre you become more than just an observer of that mission--you become an active participant.

Announcing our 27th Season

We are thrilled to introduce our new 2015/2016 season along with our new website today! The eclectic content of our new season celebrates the diversity of our beloved borough. By showcasing a large variety of performances and keeping ticket prices affordable, we aim to both honor our loyal audience and attract new theatregoers.

In the Theatre Series, Queens Theatre will produce a two-week run of the play To Kill a Mockingbird directed by Rob Urbinati, present the award-winning musical Murder for Two and introduce a thrilling adaptation of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Aquila Theatre Company.

In the Dance Series, Brooklyn-based company Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, A Dance Company and Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company will make their Queens Theatre debut. Queens-based company Jessica Lang Dance and Argentine dance company Che Malambo, two Queens Theatre audience favorites, will return.

The Family Series will feature four shows based on beloved children’s books, including Madeline and the Bad Hat, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Henry and Mudge, and Curious George: The Golden Meatball. The Series will also include the Queens Theatre debut of Under the Tangle by the Treehouse Shakers, and the return of the innovative Lightwire Theater with their newest production, Moon Mouse.

Queens Theatre will also present multiple Special Events. In October, Renee Taylor (“The Nanny”) will bring her one-woman show My Life on a Diet to Queens Theatre’s mainstage. Tony Award Nominated star of The Lion King Tsidii Le Loka will perform in a special concert on October 18th featuring music from Nina Simone, Miriam Makeba and Odetta in Queens Theatre’s intimate cabaret space. More events will be added throughout the season.

Queens Theatre has a proud history of developing new works of theatre, and its New American Voices reading series will continue in 2015-2016. In the fall, Queens Theatre will partner with Theatre 167, Mission to dit(Mars), and Ma-Yi Theatre Company. In the spring, Queens Theatre will present a reading series featuring new plays by Latino playwrights. Play submissions are accepted throughout the year. The readings are free and open to the public.

Tickets will go on sale Monday, August 17.

Subscriptions are available for purchase. Call our box office at 718.760.0064