Queens Girl in the World

August 12 - August 21

 Queens Girl In The World
August 12-21
By Caleen Sinnette Jennings. Directed by Dawn M. Simmons.

Queens Girl in the World is a co-production with the Hangar Theatre, The Nora at Central Square Theater, and The Front Porch Arts Collective.

The Motown-infused story of Jacqueline Marie Butler, a Black teenager coming of age in the 1960s. Her joys, challenges, and heartbreak play out against the backdrop of the civil rights movement as she journeys from her familiar Queens neighborhood to a progressive, predominantly-Jewish private school in Greenwich Village. This funny, heartfelt, and entirely relatable show was performed virtually in the Hangar’s 2020 Virtual Season. Written as a solo show, the lead will portray over a dozen characters!

CONTENT WARNING: Queens Girl in the World contains a description of sexual abuse, racially motivated violence, and alcohol consumption.

*-Preview performance




Preview: Thursday, July 22

Previews are shows performed in front of an audience prior to their official opening. The purpose of preview performances is to give the director and creative team a chance to experience the production with an audience present, while adjustments can still be made. This summer, the Hangar will offer one preview for each production.

Tuesday Talkbacks: In 2021, our traditional Tuesday Talkbacks will be replaced with Virtual Talkbacks on the first Tuesday of each run. The Once Talkback will occur at 4:30 PM (all other Talkbacks are at 5 PM). REGISTER NOW!


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The Hangar will produce our full roster of summer programming live and in-person in the summer of 2021. This will include the Hangar Lab Company, an outdoor KIDDSTUFF season, The Wedge, and Next Generation School of Theatre classes.
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Director & Cast. Click images to read bios.