ACES: Storytelling Sets From Some of NYC’s Best

10 minute storytelling sets from folks who have had their work featured by The Moth, The Onion, The New Yorker, The Public Theater, and more. Hosted by David Lawson who most recently performed in "Rage Restaurant," a sketch for Comedy Central. Over the past year his work hosting and curating storytelling shows for The Queens Theatre's #QueensTheatreAtHome program has been profiled by Time Out New York, NBC New York, and American Theatre Magazine.


  • Full vaccination (two weeks past final dose of Pfizer, Moderna, or J&J) is required for all audience members, staff, and performers. You can prove your vaccination status with
    • Your vaccine card
    • The NY Excelsior app or NJ Docket app
    • A photo of your vaccine card with matching photo ID
  • Masking is required for audience and staff
    • Masks may be removed while seated in the back of the theater to enjoy drinks provided the bar is open and an empty row is left between masked and unmasked sections.
    • Audience members seated in the front section of the theater will be fully masked at all times.
  • Audience members and performers are required to fill out a contact tracing form upon arrival.
  • Seating is limited to half normal capacity with space left between parties.
  • The theater is equipped with a ventilation system capable of completely replacing the air in the space every ten minutes.
  • Surfaces are sanitized regularly.

All in attendance (audience, staff, performers, etc) must adhere to these polices or be asked to leave.

Upcoming Shows
  • Friday November 5th 07:00PM
  • ACES: Storytelling Sets From Some of NYC’s Best
  • 10 minute storytelling sets from folks who have had their work featured by The Moth, The Onion, The New Yorker, The Public Theater, and more. Hosted by David Lawson who most recently performed in "Rage Restaurant," a sketch for Comedy Central. Over the past year his work hosting and curating storytelling shows for The Queens Theatre's #QueensTheatreAtHome program has been profiled by Time Out New York, NBC New York, and American Theatre Magazine.
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