Directory: Theaters

  • Flux Factory

    39-31 29th Street in Long Island City

    Located in a converted greeting card factory two blocks north of Queens Plaza, Flux Factory is a professional, multi-use facility where artists make new work and present exciting projects to a diverse audience. Flux helps "artists who struggle to make their artwork in increasingly difficult economic circumstances."  Flux provides studios for 30 artists and exhibition opportunities for over 150 artists.  Flux also hosts over 50 events including open studios, monthly salons, workshops, show-and-tell sessions, lectures, film-screenings, and receptions.

     

  • LaGuardia Performing Arts Center

    31-10 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101 LaGuardia Community Colege's·"E" Building, 718.482.5151

    A dynamic performing arts center right in LIC.  LPAC commissions original works of art, enables emerging and mid-career artists to use space for rehearsals and productions and helps train LaGuardia Community College's Theater program majors.  There is a 220-seat Little Theater and a 740-seat Main Stage which together host 500 productions a year.  Ticket prices are $15 for adults and $10 for students.  The Fall season starts in October and the Winter season begins in January.  Steven Hitt, LPAC's managing director, invites LIC to "come see us, come play with us."

  • Thalia Spanish Theater

    41-17 Greenpoint Avenue in Sunnyside, Queens, 718-729-3880

    Established in 1977, Thalia is the first and only bilingual Hispanic theatre in Queens. "Every month is Hispanic Heritage Month at Thalia Spanish Theatre."  In 32 years Thalia has produced more than 150 productions of the best Spanish plays, zarzuelas (Spanish operettas) and folklore shows of music and dance, and earned national recognition as a leader in New York City’s celebrated Spanish theatre movement.
     

  • The Chocolate Factory

    5-49 49th Ave, (718) 482-7069

    The OBIE Awarding-winning Chocolate Factory Theater prides its spirit of experimentation and the process of creation.  It is also an incubator for experimental performance.  The work of The Chocolate Factory's founding artists emphasizes multi-disciplinary collaboration combining movement, music, video and text that is highly visual and dependent on new technologies.

  • The New York Irish Center

    10-40 Jackson Avenue , 718-482-0909

    "The Center is the realization of a life long dream of many who longed for a gathering place for the Irish community throughout the New York tri-state area. We wish to serve as an easily identified Irish place, accessible from everywhere, through which every Irish and Irish-American person, and anyone who'd like to be with us, can find what they need for a full life in New York.  We are an Information Center for existing resources and will provide what is not available to meet remaining needs when possible."

    The Irish Center has a Senior's lunch every Wednesday, Irish dancing classes, films, concerts.   They just hosted the wonderful Guggenheim Grotto.  The New York Irish Center's goal is to support all New Yorkers who haave a connection to Ireland, it is a gem and it is in the heart of our Hunter's Point.

  • The Secret Theater

    44 02 23rd St , 718-392-0304

    The Secret Theatre is a custom built theatre designed and constructed as a home for the resident company, The Queens Players and visiting NY theatre companies.  Recent plays include Salome, an updated Othello, the upcoming Little Women and a show based on some of Edgar Allen Poe's stories.