Opening May 5 through May 13

Joystick gun shooting up surburbia through a computer monitor


By Jennifer Haley

Directed by Liisa Yonker

Shadowbox Theatre

The disaffected teenagers in an idyllic suburb are playing a dangerous game. When the lines between virtual reality and reality begin to blur, will they be able to distinguish between the parents in the Neighborhood Association and the zombies in the online game they play? Uh-huh, I said zombies.

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

Friday, May 5, 12; Saturday, May 6, 13; Thursday, May 11 at 7:30 pm

Special $1.00 Matinee Wednesday, May 10 at 12:15 pm

Ticket Information

Advanced Tickets Purchase in Person:
Box Office, located on the 1st floor of the Library Building, right off the main campus mall.

Tickets Night of Event:
Box Office of the theatre is open 1 hour prior to stat time of event.

Ticket Prices:
General Admission: $10.
Students, Veterans, & Seniors: $5.
QCC Students, Faculty, & Staff: $3.

Shadowbox Theatre is located in the "Z" Building, directly off 56th Ave, at the West end of campus.

Mainstage Theatre is located in the Humanities Building, right off the main campus mall.

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Get Involved

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You don't have to be a theatre major to get involved. Our opportunities are open to all QCC students.

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Past 2016-2017 Season Productions


By Alfred Jarry
Adapted & Directed by Arthur Adair

Queensborough Performing Arts Center

Jarry’s outrageous and grotesque satire of power, corruption and greed opened and closed on the same night in Paris, 1896, inciting modernist art movements of the 20th century including, Dada, Surrealism and the Theatre of the Absurd.

Mature content.

Friday, March 10; Saturday, March 11; Tuesday, March 14 at 7:30 pm
Thursday, March 16 at 10:15 am & 7:30 pm
Friday, March 17 at 10:15 am
Special $1.00 Matinee Wednesday, March 15 at 12:15 pm.


By J. Julian Christopher and the Ensemble
Directed by J. Julian Christopher (aka C. Julian Jimenez)

Shadowbox Theatre

anOTHER is an exploration of what it means to be “other” in America. Crafted by J. Julian Christopher (also known to the QCC Community as C. Julian Jiménez) and the ensemble, anOTHER will be a celebration of difference in a society that is more comfortable navigating within the status quo.

Patrons will not be seated after the start of the play. No children under the age of six will be admitted. Limited Seating.
Fridays, Dec. 2, 9 & Saturdays, Dec. 3, 10 at 7:30 pm Thursday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 pm
Special $1.00 Matinee Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 12:15 pm.


By William Shakespeare
Directed by Georgia McGill

Queensborough Performing Arts Center

Shakespeare’s stunning tragedy in a new, fast paced production tells anew the tale of a murdered king who demands revenge from the grave.

Tuesday, Nov. 8; Thursday, Nov. 10; Friday, Nov. 11; Saturday, Nov. 12 at 7:30 pm
Monday, Nov. 14; Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 10:15 am
Special $1.00 Matinee Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 12:15 pm.

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QCC Art Gallery

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