Queens Theatre Celebrates the 60th Anniversary of the 1964/65 World’s Fair with Theaterama!

 

 

 

1964 New York World’s Fair site in Queens, New York. Photo credit: Library of Congress/Carol M.. Highsmith

On Thursday, April 11th, Queens Theatre announced that it will present THEATERAMA! – a series of events celebrating the 60th anniversary of the 1964/65 World’s Fair which took place at Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

THEATERAMA! starts on Sunday, April 28th featuring monthly events through October 27th,presented in partnership with Queensboro Dance Festival, the Louis Armstrong House Museum, the Queens World Film Festival, the Queens Chamber of Commerce and local businesses. The THEATERAMA! series is named in homage to Queens Theatre’s building, which was originally constructed as the “Theaterama,” one of three structures of the New York State Pavilion, built for the World’s Fair.

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Queens Theatre Celebrates the Artistry of Deaf & Disabled Communities with Forward Festival of the Arts

 

 

 

Omnium Circus. Image courtesy Queens Theatre

This May, Queens Theatre (QT) will present several days of dynamic performances and events in its first-ever Forward Festival of the Arts, a national festival highlighting the artistry of Deaf/Disabled performers.

The Festival will be hosted by Queens Theatre from May 13th – 22nd and feature performances and presentations by Omnium Circus, Phamaly Theatre Company (Denver, CO), Full Radius Dance (Atlanta, GA), composer Molly Joyce, and new works by playwrights from across the country involved in The Apothetae/Lark National Playwriting Fellowship (recently rehomed at Queens Theatre). Festival events will include Audio Description, Open Captioning, ASL interpretation and other accessibility services. The Forward Festival of the Arts will also include a conversation on Disability Artistry at Lincoln Center with artists from the festival.

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‘That Golden Girls Show! ~ A Puppet Parody’ at Queens Theatre on February 20th

 

 

 

Queens Theatre (QT) is excited to bring ‘That Golden Girls Show! a puppet parody’ to Queens as the venue’s first in-person show of 2022. There is no better way to start the new year than laughing with the Golden Girls and celebrating the fabulous Betty White! The final leg of the ’That Golden Girls Show!’ tour will be presented on Sunday, February 20th at 3 PM and 7 PM, and tickets are on sale now through the Queens Theatre Box Office and website.

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