An evening of short plays exploring the world of Flushing Meadows Corona Park. From the Panorama to the Playground for All Children, the 1939 World's Fair to the 2016 US Open, "Park Plays" takes the audience on a journey celebrating the bold, inclusive spirit of the park which Queens Theatre calls home.
"Lauren Yee ventures into Robert Moses territory with “What We Once Were.” Set in the Queens Museum’s Panorama of the City of New York, it’s nicely acted, particularly by Bartley Booz as a baffled new hire." -Laura Collins-Huges - NEW YORK TIMES
Saturday 2pm & 8pm
Additional performance on Thursday, August 3 at 7:30
Audio Description performances on Saturday, August 5 at 2pm and 8pm.
Presented by Queens Theatre, in association with Theatre 167.
Festival Director: Brant Russell
"Park Plays" is supported, in part, by an Art Works award from the National Endowment for the Arts.