‘Punk’ Shakespeare at Secret Theatre


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 Single Line! ID’s ready! You’re time traveling to 1980s England. The smoke filled basement at the fictional club, Roxy sets the stage for a battle of the bands.  It’s Shakespeare’s “Richard III” with an incredibly new “punk” interpretation by the Secret Theatre’s Queens Players. Director Alberto Bonilla invites young and old to this bold presentation; […]

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Klein, Shakespeare are Queens Clowns


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A Midsummer Night's Dream at Secret Theatre

Comedian Robert Klein and Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” are among the latest contributions to Queens’ comedy. Obie Winner, Tony/Grammy nominee Klein An enjoyable evening of music, song and comedy greeted an appreciative crowd recently at Queens Theatre at Flushing Meadows/Corona Park. Comedian Robert Klein whose portfolio includes an Obie along with Tony and Grammy […]

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‘Macbeth’ rules in LIC


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Eerie silence. Ominous smoke. Suddenly, the battle begins!! Swords and axes clash inches from the audience. Bare-chested warriors howl as they hurl their death blows. Barefoot witches shriek with seductively sinister intent. Yes, it’s a riveting night of intrigue, assassination and madness. Who but William Shakespeare could weave such a devilish web? The play? “Macbeth!” […]

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‘Much Ado About Nothing’ in LIC


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Although the mere mention of Shakespeare often draws yawns from those who should know better, the current version of “Much Ado About Nothing” continues to attract enthusiastic audiences at The Secret Theatre in Long Island City. Director Richard Mazda has snared talented performers, musicians and designers for his resident troupe, The Queens Players. At Friday evening’s performance, they delivered a very unique interpretation of […]

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Tony winner at Secret Theatre


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Another packed house greeted Tony winning “Urinetown, The Musical” at The Secret Theatre in Long Island City. The mood on Saturday night was especially electric. Greg Kotis, the show’s author and co-lyricist, was in the house with his daughter, Asia. Let’s take a seat at the show and see what all the excitement is about.  The […]

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