New York City Children’s Theater is a nonprofit organization that creates original, entertaining and enriching theater for young audiences and adults to enjoy together. We produce high-quality, original productions—as culturally rich as New York itself—and develop robust arts-in-education programs, serving children in all communities across the five boroughs.

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Latest News and Reviews

The Greatest Adventure I Have Ever Gone On

New York City Children's Theater reached out to some of the best playwrights we know: Middle School Students. Today, Sam tells us about the greatest adventure he's ever gone on!
Please Bring Balloons

Please Bring Balloons is a Fantastic Winter Show!

A huge thank you to Mommy Poppins for including us on their list of the 22 Best Winter Shows for NYC Kids! Check out what they had to say.

Blast Off with a New Take on a Classic Story

Little Kid Big City says: The future of a good story is safe, with positivity and learning as well as an upgrade to surroundings.

This Story is an Intergalactic, Futuristic Take on the Traditional Fairytale

Space Nation Orbit says: Her story is presented in this fun, easy-to-follow musical that both children and parents are able to appreciate and enjoy.

There's A Lot to Love About This Cinderella

New York Theatre Review says: There's a lot to love about this Cinderella. She's smart, crafty, a problem solver, and more interested in scientific inquiry than getting married young.

A Brand New Way to Watch One of my Favorite Fairy Tales

Kids' News NYC says: Right from the first song I knew it was going to be a brand new way to watch one of my favorite fairy tales.

The Results were Out of this World!

Mommy Poppins says: I took my kids to the opening matinee of family musical Interstellar Cinderella and the results were out of this world.
Interstellar Cinderella

Entertaining from Start to Finish!

Brown Girl Gumbo says: If you’re looking for a funny, modern show that’s entertaining from start to finish, don’t miss out!

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