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
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.