Outrageous Fortune Company
After 17 years and 50 plays at Queens
Theatre in the Park, we have now parted company. We still have lots
of plays we want to do, but all is on hold until we come up with a new
We have been called one of
the borough's most important cultural resources. Read on to learn more
about our cutting-edge theatre company, perhaps the best kept secret
at the list of all our plays to date, contemporary plays of
significance for sophisticated audiences, written by major playwrights.
These plays stimulate and entertain, touch the emotions and tickle
the intellect, but after their first runs are seldom available in
the metropolitan area. Our actors and our productions are professional,
yet our ticket prices are easily affordable.
Find out why critics
and audiences rave, and enjoy the pleasure and excitement of live
theatre that will last long after the final curtain.
To get on our mailing
list or just for more information, give
us a call at (718) 428-2500 or e-mail us at rbh@OutrageousFortuneCompany.com
or fax us
at (718) 279-8393 or write to us at: 42-24 Douglaston Parkway,
Douglaston, New York 11363.
We have lots of plans
and are actively seeking a new venue, preferably in Northeast Queens.
What we need is about 5,000 square feet, to purchase or lease, to
house a 99-seat theatre, storage, rehearsal and office space. If
we succeed, well be looking to offer theatre of all kinds
year-round. Dont hesitate to get in touch with us with any
leads or suggestions.
Ronald B. Hellman
The Outrageous Fortune
Company, a Queens-based regional theatre company, was founded
in 1993 by Ronald B. Hellman, a Douglaston attorney and long-time
local theatre actor, and performs primarily at Queens Theatre
in the Park, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. Dedicated to producing
contemporary plays of significance, the company has presented
50 plays to date. Its 17th season concluded in May 2010 with The Blue Room, freely adapted from Arthur Schnitzler's La Ronde, by David Hare.