Colden Center for the Performing Arts

Queens College of the City University of New York
65-30 Kissena Boulevard
Flushing, NY 11367

Box Office: 718-793-8080
Information: 718-544-2996

Known affectionately to loyal patrons as the "Lincoln Center of Queens," Colden Center for the Performing Arts has been presenting the finest artists and attractions to the Queens community for thirty-five years, offering a sophisticated range of classical music, jazz, contemporary entertainment and children's events. Performance highlights include the school-time arts-in-education series, Revelations; KidsClassics, a two-part series co-presented with the Goliard Concerts which introduces children and parents to the orchestra; and the innovative DanceClassics Series, designed for children seven and up, which explores the wonderfully diverse world of dance.

Colden Center is comprised of three performance venues: the 2143-seat Colden Auditorium, the region,s largest indoor performance facility; the 476-seat Irving and Susan Wallack Goldstein Theatre, a legitimate theater adjacent to the auditorium; and the 489-seat LeFrak Concert Hall, a recital hall boasting state-of-the art acoustics and recording facilities.

Among the performance highlights of Colden,s 37 years are the New York Philharmonic, which performed at the Center,s inaugural concert in:1961, Beverly Sills, Yo-Yo Ma, Janis Joplin, Billy Joel, and Dance Theatre of Harlem. Colden Center also hosts conferences, seminars, lectures and political debates.

Each year over 350,000 patrons enjoy the varied offerings of Colden Center for the Performing Arts at Queens College.

Hours: Box Office: In addition to the hours posted please add: Saturday, 10 am-2 pm. (Summer hours remain the same.)

Admission: Tickets vary from $3-$28; Discounts are available for groups, seniors, students and alumni. Series subscriptions are available. Disability access: All three venues are wheelchair accessible and have
facilities for the hearing impaired.

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