Current Fall 2017

SHE EATS APPLES

By Stephanie K. Brownell
Directed By: C. Julian Jiménez
The Shadowbox Theatre

She Eats Apples is a nonlinear exploration of rape culture as seen through the eyes of four teenagers embroiled in the complexities of growing up.

Friday, December 1 & 8 at 7:30pm
Saturday, December 2 & 9 at 7:30pm
Thursday, December 7 at 7:30pm
Special $1.00 Matinee Wednesday, December 6 at 12:15pm

Mature content. Patrons will not be seated after the start of the play. No children under the age of six will be admitted. Limited Seating.

Ticket Information

Advanced Tickets in Person: Box Office, 1st floor, Library Building.
Tickets Night of Event: at the theatre, 1 hr. prior to stat time.
Ticket Prices: Gen. Admission: $10.; Students, Veterans, Seniors: $5.;
QCC Students, Faculty, Staff: $3.

Shadowbox Theatre: "Z" Building, off 56th Ave. Humanities Theatre: Humanities Building.

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Upcoming Spring 2018

ANNA IN THE TROPICS

By Nilo Cruz
Directed By: Liisa Yonker
Humanities Theatre

The 2003 recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Nilo Cruz’s  Anna in the Tropics celebrates the search for identity in a new land. This lush romantic drama depicts a family of Cuban cigar makers whose loves and lives are transformed and forever altered when Leo Tolstoy’s  Anna Karenina is read to them within the factory’s walls.

Friday, March 9 & 16 at 7:30pm
Saturday, March 10 & 17 at 7:30pm
Thursday, March 15 at 10:15am & 7:30pm
Special $1.00 Matinee Wednesday, March 14 at 12:15pm

Patrons will not be seated after the start of the play. No children under the age of six will be admitted.

FAR AWAY

By Caryl Churchill
Directed By: Arthur Adair
The Shadowbox Theatre

Confronting our deepest fears, Caryl Churchill’s extraordinary play depicts a chilling world where everyone is at war, and not even the birds in the trees or the river below can be trusted.

Friday, April 27 & May 4 at 7:30pm
Saturday, April 28 & May 5 at 7:30pm
Thursday, May 3 at 7:30pm
Special $1.00 Matinee Wednesday, May 2 at 12:15pm

Patrons will not be seated after the start of the play. No children under the age of six will be admitted. Limited Seating.

Get Involved

Not a theatre major? Not a problem. All opportunities are open to all Queensborough students. Experience not necessary, only a desire to make theatre. Explore Opportunities and Get Involved

Past Fall 2017

This is a poster for the past fall 2017 production of ‘Runaways’, book, lyrics, and music by Elizabeth Swados, and directed by Professor McGill. The poster displays a pair of sneakers resting on a brick wall.

Spring 2017

This is a poster for the past spring 2017 production of ‘Ubu Roi’, written by Alfred Jarry, and adapted and directed by Professor Adair. The poster displays a large clown and a spiral on its belly.

This is a poster for the past spring 2017 production of ‘Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom’, written by Jennifer Haley, and directed by Professor Yonker. The poster displays picture frames against a red velvet wall and a creepy hand coming from behind the armchair.

Fall 2016

This is a poster for the past fall 2016 production of ‘Hamlet’, written by William Shakespeare, and directed by Professor McGill. The poster displays a tie-dyed arm chair and a tie-dyed dove hovering above.

This is a poster for the past fall 2016 production of ‘anOther’, written by J. Julian Christopher and the Ensemble, and directed by J. Julian Christopher (aka C. Julian Jimenez). The poster displays a grand mosaic arch and the head of a goddess.

Spring 2016

This is a poster for the past spring 2016 production of ‘The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940’, written by John Bishop, and directed by Professor Yonker. The poster displays picture frames askew against a red velvet wall and a creepy hand coming from behind the armchair.

This is a poster for the past spring 2016 production of ‘In the Blood’, written by Suzan Lori-Parks, and directed by Professor Adair. The poster displays two large hands grasping the Brooklyn Bridge as if the bridge was a prison.

Fall 2015

This is a poster for the past fall 2015 production of ‘A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum’, book by Burt Shevelove & Larry Gelbart, music by Stephen Sondheim, and directed by Professor Jimenez. The poster displays the Coliseum against a sky blue background and Romans running around.

This is a poster for the past fall 2015 production of ‘Big Love’, written by Charles Mee, and directed by Professor McGill. The poster displays a bride and groom against a sky blue background and a helicopter in the distance.

Spring 15

This is a poster for the past spring 2015 production of ‘Metamorphoses’, written by Mary Zimmerman, and directed by Professor Adair. The poster displays a child floating in the sea and a dark sky above.

This is a poster for the past spring 2015 production of ‘Nothing is the End of the World (except for the end of the World)’, written by Bekah Brunstetter, and directed by Professor Jimenez. The poster displays 5 teenagers walking to school, two of them have a sign that says robot on their backs.

Fall 2014

This is a poster for the past fall 2014 production of ‘Electra’, written by Sophocles, and directed by Professor McGill. The poster displays an ancient Greek vase decorated with the face of a girl crying a tear of blood.

This is a poster for the past fall 2014 production of ‘Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead’, written by Bert V. Royal, and directed by Professor Yonker. The poster displays a dog house against a black sky and a large cloud above.

Spring 2014

This is a poster for the past spring 2014 production of ‘12 Angry Jurors’, original teleplay by Reginald Rose, adapted by Sherman Sergel, and directed by Professor Adair. The poster displays the number twelve and a knife set inside the number one. A large hand pushes up against the first of twelve dominoes.

This is a poster for the past spring 2014 production of ‘Milk Milk Lemonade’, written by Joshua Conkel, and directed by Professor Jimenez. The poster displays a dancing rooster and a farm in the background.

Fall 2013

This is a poster for the past fall 2013 production of ‘Spring Awakening’, books and lyrics by Steven Sater, music by Duncan Sheik, and directed by Professor Jimenez. The poster displays a solo rock singer, singing into a microphone.

This is a poster for the past fall 2013 production of ‘Columbinus’, written by Stephen Karam and PJ Paparelli (and the United States Theater Project), and directed by Professor Yonker. The poster displays two high school teenagers in front of a row of lockers standing above the outlines of three dead bodies.

Spring 2013

This is a poster for the past spring 2013 production of ‘Our Town’, written by Thornton Wilder, and directed by Professor Yonker. The poster displays two large hands holding each, two ladders, and a full moon in the background.

This is a poster for the past spring 2013 production of ‘Marisol: An apocalyptic urban fantasy’, written by Jose Rivera, and directed by Professor Jimenez. The poster displays a large machine gun in a blood red sky and a smog-filled city below.

Fall 2012

This is a poster for the past fall 2012 production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, written by William Shakespeare, and adapted and directed by Professor Adair. The poster displays a river and vines reaching up from the water to the sky.

This is a poster for the past fall 2012 production of ‘Almost, Maine’, written by John Cariani, and directed by Professor McGill. The poster displays trees set against a night sky filled with stars.

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