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Where to See the Nutcracker in NYC: 20+ Family Shows in 2019 - Mommy Poppins

Thank you to Mommy Poppins for including My First Nutcracker as one of your 20+ Family Shows of 2019! Read more...

Meet the Cast of My First Nutcracker!

Meet the incredibly talented cast of NYCCT's upcoming holiday production My First Nutcracker!
A Girl Holds Her Nutcracker in Front of a Tree in the Snow | My First Nutcracker

Meet the Creative Team of My First Nutcracker!

Meet the creative team of New York City Children's Theater's My First Nutcracker

What Sensory Friendly Performances Mean to My Family by Adriane R.

Adriane R., who has been joining us for sensory friendly performances since our first one, tells us what these performances mean to her and her family.

What is Meet the Parent?

Last season, New York City Children’s Theater launched a new program for our adult audience members: Meet the Parent! Learn more about Meet the Parent, and see highlights from last season's event today!
From Left: Miranda, Sarah, Emma and Emmy

Meet NYCCT's 2019-20 Season Apprentices!

We are so excited to introduce you to NYCCT's four incredible apprentices for our 2019-20 Season! 
FIVE - NYCCT's New Multi-Media Touring Show

Celebrity Sighting: Piper the Puppet by Aliza Greenberg

Today educator Aliza Greenberg, tells us how Piper, the star of NYCCT's multi-sensory musical, became an overnight celebrity in her classroom.

Acting in NYCCT's Middle School Playwriting Competition by Keeme and Sienna

What's it like acting in New York City Children's Theater's Middle School Playwriting Competition? We asked Keeme and Sienna, two young actors who participated in last year's event, to tell us!

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