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NYCCT: Stage Delight!

A huge thank you to Crain's 5 Boros for featuring New York City Children's Theater and our spring production, Wringer, as one of the "7 Ways to Give Your Kids the Theater Bug"! So excited to be a part of such a great list!
Wringer: a new musical coming this April
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Wringer: Best Children's Theater in NYC this Spring!

A huge thank you to Mommy Poppins, who just included Wringer on their "Best Children's Theater in NYC this Spring"!
Wringer: a new musical coming this April

NYCCT: One of the Ways to Give Your Kids the Theater Bug!

A huge thank you to Crain's 5 Boros for featuring New York City Children's Theater and our spring production, Wringer, as one of the "7 Ways to Give Your Kids the Theater Bug"! So excited to be a part of such a great list!
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Elizabeth, Emily, Jeff & Valerie Reflect on Ballerina Swan (2013)

The sharp and talented dancers, Elizabeth Washington (Sally), Emily Vetsch (Sophie), Jeff Davis (Peter), and Valerie Guido (Janelle), returned to reprise their roles in Ballerina Swan. Watch our interview of their favorite moments including legendary ballerina Allegra Kent and the magic of performing with Sophie the Swan!
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Choreographer Michael McGowan on reviving BALLERINA SWAN!

Our fantastic choreographer Michael McGowan is more than excited to Theatre 3 this winter! Take a look into his experiences as a dancer, a choreographer and an audience of Ballerina Swan!
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Vinnie Urdea, Eryn LeCroy, & Joe Bach in Young Charles Dickens!

Over here, guys, over here! Our fabulous cast of Young Charles Dickens sits down with us to talk about breathing life into the reality of the author's world. Vinnie Urdea (Tommy Traddles, Carker, Dodger, and Jo), Eryn LeCroy (Elizabeth Dickens, Sue, and Woman in White) and Joe Bach (John Dickens, Bill Sykes, Squeers, and Dick) bring an amazing discussion to the table about portraying various characters and gaining the drive to entertain from the stage!
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Elizabeth, Emily, Jeff & Valerie RETURN TO BALLERINA SWAN!

Our lovely Ballerina Swan are back again for another fun season this season! Check out our friends, Elizabeth Washington (Sally), Emily Vetsch (Sophie), Jeff Davis (Peter), and Valerie Guido (Janelle) as they perform an audience favorite based off the book by world renowned ballerina Allegra Kent! Don't forget to buy your tickets to our show!
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Blair Mielnik & Justin Cox on the Set and Props in Young Charles Dickens!

This year, set designer, Blair Mielnik, and Prop Designer, Justin Cox, are bringing Victorian London on stage for Young Charles Dickens! Join us in a talk about their creative process going back in time and their unexpected passion for the arts!

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