Community Engagement

Franky Gonzalez on Leading the Queens Community Writers Group

July 21, 2020
Photograph of Franky Gonzalez

By Franky Gonzalez Who is a writer? What are the criteria and stipulations that you must meet to be considered a writer? What are the benchmarks? Is it a publication? The production of your script? Is it the moment you present your poems at an open mic? Is it when you get prizes or grants?…

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Making Queens Storytellers with David Lawson

July 14, 2020
Photograph of Queens Storytellers Host, David Lawson

By David Lawson I love people standing alone on a stage and talking. I used to think the only thing a person could do talking alone onstage was tell jokes. But a decade and a half ago I was exposed to work by folks like Anna Deavere Smith and Tim Miller. I realized it was…

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First of its kind National Disability in Theatre Convening takes place at Queens Theatre

September 26, 2019

On Sept. 24 & 25, Queens Theatre was honored to host the first-of-its kind in the country, National Disability in Theatre Convening.  Theater company administrators, non-profit funders, teachers, performers and playwrights came to Flushing Meadows Corona Park for two days of workshops, panel discussions and a Town Hall meeting centered around disability inclusion in the…

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