Press Releases

Queens Theatre Honors Melva M. Miller, Daniel Zausner, Present Memorial Tribute to Queens Borough President Claire Shulman at Annual Gala

May 3, 2022
Photograph of Daniel Zausner, Taryn Sacramone, Borough President Donovan Richards, and QT Board Chair Gary Kesner

Above, from left: Gala Honoree Daniel Zausner (COO, Billie Jean King National Tennis Center), Taryn Sacramone (Executive Director, Queens Theatre), Donovan Richards (Queens Borough President), and Gary Kesner (Board of…

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Queens Theatre and Mark Morris Dance Group team up to bring bilingual Dance for PD® classes to Queens

December 1, 2021
Photograph of dance instructor and student during Dance for PD class

Mark Morris Dance Group’s research‐backed dance program for people living with Parkinson’s to be held in Mandarin and English (Queens, NY)— Beginning January 2022, Queens Theatre is partnering with Mark…

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Queens Theatre Presents First In-Person Play Readings Since Pandemic Shut Down

October 27, 2021
Photograph of Studio Theatre

Program includes two evenings of short plays written by Writers of Asian Descent (Queens, NY)— Queens Theatre (QT) marks its first in-person play readings since the start of the pandemic with two…

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Queens Theatre Launches First Summer of Outdoor Performances

July 21, 2021

The Queens Theatre kicked off its first year of outdoor summer performances at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Performances featuring diverse musicians and dancers will take the stage this summer ending…

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Queens Theatre Brings Rhythm and Movement to Flushing Meadows Corona Park With Outdoor Premiere Performance by Dorrance Dance on July 9th and 10th

June 21, 2021

(Queens, NY)— For the first-time ever, Queens Theatre will step to a new beat in Flushing Meadows Corona Park this summer with the world premiere of the award-winning Dorrance Dance’s “…Praise:…

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Queens Theatre Presents Motherland Dances – Virtual Dance Performances by Diverse Groups Exploring Cultural Heritage from the Feminine Perspective-

June 3, 2021
Redhawk Native American Arts Council

(Queens, NY)— On – Saturday, June 8th, 2021, Queens Theatre and The Physical Plant will present Motherland Dances, virtual dance performances by New York City based dance companies:Redhawk Native American…

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Queens Theatre Continues its AAPI Healing Circle Amid Ongoing Incidents of Anti-Asian-American/Pacific Islander Hate and Discrimination

June 1, 2021
Christine Toy Johnson

(Queens, NY)—Amid the rise in violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in New York City and across the country, Queens Theatre will host a second series of AAPI…

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Queens Theatre Rocks: Stories from Rock & Roll, Metal, Punk & the NYC Hardcore Scene from Those Who Were There

May 11, 2021

(Queens, NY)— What were The Ramones like back in high school? What was it like to watch Dime-Bag Darrel from Pantera do a sound check? What bands did the most…

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Queens Theatre to Premiere I See You and You See Me in April, Spotlighting Queens’ Stories of Fear, Resilience, and Hope Amid COVID-19

March 23, 2021

—Written, Adapted, and Directed by Harris Doran of Queens, Film is Based on Stories Shared with the Queens Memory Project— —Learn more and RSVP at: https://queenstheatre.org/event/coming-soon-i-see-you-and-you-see-me/— (Queens, NY)—This April 22…

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Queens Theatre Launches Season of New American Voices, Supporting Diverse Writers

February 25, 2021
NAV Spring 21

(Queens, NY)— New American Voices (NAV), Queens Theatre’s new play development program, will present its 2021 Spring Reading Series consisting of three new virtual productions showcasing writers who represent the…

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