Jeffrey Rosenstock, Founding Director of Queens Theatre in the Park, To Step Down

News   Jeffrey Rosenstock, Founding Director of Queens Theatre in the Park, To Step Down Jeffrey Rosenstock, the founding executive director of Queens Theatre in the Park, will step down at the end of this season after 21 years of running the theatre.

The theatre's board is currently in the process of searching for a replacement. "During my tenure, I led the transformation of an abandoned World's Fair building into a premier performing arts center," Rosenstock said in a statement. "I am proud of our diverse programming and to have laid the foundation for future artistic development."

Queens Theatre in the Park has become the major performing arts venue in Queens, seeking to "provide quality and diverse performing arts activities that are economically and geographically accessible to the 2.2 million residents of Queens, the most ethnically diverse county in the nation, and the surrounding metropolitan region," according to the organization. The theatre recently completed a $27 million renovation and expansion that included the addition of a cabaret performance space and other amenities. A $2 million capital campaign to support programming initiatives is currently under way. For more information, visit queenstheatre.org.

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