Venue Rentals

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
Rental and Events Manager

Phone: 347.472.3724

Blackout Dates

Queens Theatre is unavailable for rental for the following dates:  May 27-June 11, 2024, August 23 - September 9, 2024

Our Spaces

The Claire Shulman Theatre →

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

Photo credit: Albert Vecerka/ESTO

Photograph of Shulman Playhouse
Photograph of Studio Theatre

← The Studio

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 nearly everything, from a lecture, workshop, rehearsals, or an intimate theatrical production.

Photo credit: Dominick Totino
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The Cabaret →

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 its built-in bar and flexible seating, can turn your next birthday party or business presentation into an event to remember.


  • Seated dinner/banquet: 50
  • Audience style seating: 70
  • Stand and mingle cocktail party: 90

Photo credit: Dominick Totino

Photograph of Cabaret
Queens Theatre's Nebula lobby with people after a performance

← The Nebula 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.


  • 100 for seated dinner/banquet
  • 220 for audience style seating
  • 350 for stand-and-mingle cocktail party

Photo credit: Albert Vecerka/ESTO

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