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The Secret is well served by over 4 subway lines that are within a couple of blocks and is only one stop from midtown on the E and 3 stops from Grand Central on the 7. [E, M, G & 7 at Court Square, N & Q at Queensboro Plaza.] We are also only a short walk from the East River with spectacular views of the Manhattan Skyline.


Tickets may be bought online, by phone between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and at the Box Office located in the lobby of the Big Secret at the back of the loading dock approximately half an hour prior to show time. Our Box Office is also where you may purchase concessions, subscriptions and get general information during performances. The Box Office is not usually open during the day, but if you wish to come by, one of our daytime staff can usually assist you.

Buying Online -
Please see the Tickets tab above for a calendar listing all shows. Click the showing(s) you are interested in attending, and, when prompted, enter your credit card information. These tickets are not mailed; we will hold your tickets at the Box Office where your show will perform. Please bring either your ID, credit card or order number to the Box Office to to pick up tickets, and please try to arrive at least 15 minutes before the performance, as many shows cannot accomodate late seating.

Buying/Reserving Over the Phone -
We are happy both to sell tickets and to take reservations by phone during evening office hours. If you are buying over the phone, we will need to take your credit card information and will run the sale immediately, as if you were there in person. If you are reserving, we ask that you arrive at the theatre 30 minutes before performances to purchase your reserved tickets. If you have not arrived 15 minutes before show, we reserve the right to sell the seats.


House opens approximately 30 minutes before show time. As we only have general seating, seats are on a first come first served basis. Please let the box office know ahead of time if you wish to reserve specific seats or if you have a mobility or other disability so that we may assist you. The Secret Theatre has a ramp and is wheelchair accessible.


The Secret Theatre is proud to be a part of the rapidly growing and diversifying Long Island City community. As visitors to the Secret, we hope you will enjoy some of the many amenities the area has to offer.

Dining -
We are happy to recommended the legendary 24hr Court Square Diner. Coffees, sandwiches and other delights are available at Tost, LIC Market, next door at Caffeina, The Burger Garage and at American Hero. Within walking distance we have Italian, New American, Thiai, Diner, Chinese and Indian food.

Hotels -
There are many new hotels near The Secret because of the convenient short commute to Manhattan. Indeed it is possible to get to Midtown in a fraction of the time it takes from other boroughs. Nearby we have the following hotels; Ravel, Holiday Inn Express, La Quinta, Comfort Inn, Marriot and others. Please call us if you are coming from out of town for current deals and offers.


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Directions From Subway -
From Court Square Subways: Walk north on 23rd to green gates on the left side of street.
From Queens Plaza Subways: Exit 23rd and 44th drive. Take a right on 23rd north.
The entrance to the Big Secret is between the green "Caffeina" sign and a neon red and white sign that says "School of Ballet".

If you need assistance finding the Secret or purchasing tickets, please do not hesitate to contact our Box Office via email at or by phone at 718.392.0722. If you are calling outside of normal Box Office hours, please leave a detailed message with your name, contact information, and concern, and we will get back to you in the next office hours.