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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See all of our award-winning Educational Theater productions that have impacted over 100,000 NYC kids!

Latest News and Reviews

Jessica's ARC Experience

Jessica, one of New York City Children's Theater's amazing teaching artists, tells us how her teaching style changed in the ARC classroom - for the better! 

Inside the ARC Classroom

We asked our teaching artists to send us stories from inside their ARC classrooms. These are some of our favorites!

Maddie's ARC Experience

Maddie, one of New York City Children's Theater's amazing teaching artists, gives us insight into the ARC program and how it has changed her over the past two years. 

The Afterschool Reading Club + New York City Children's Theater

New York City Children's Theater is proud to be a part of The Afterschool Reading Club, bringing our signature Literature at Play education program to homeless shelters in NYC. But what is ARC? And what is Literature at Play?

Ingrid's ARC Experience

Ingrid, one of New York City Children's Theater's amazing teaching artists takes you inside the ARC classroom and tells us what this experience has meant to her.

2017-18 Season Feedback!

This year, NYCCT was proud to present three productions for children and grown ups of all ages! Read some of the amazing feedback we received from families about our shows!
NYCCT's Middle School Playwriting Competition

Highlights from our 2018 Middle School Playwriting Competition!

On Monday, May 14th, New York City Children's Theater presented a reading of five short plays written by middle school students from NY and NJ! Take a look at some highlights from the rehearsal and the reading!

Our 2018 Gala was the Best Yet!

New York City Children's Theater's Annual Gala was a huge success thanks to our supporters and we couldn't be more grateful! See what happened at the event...

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