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NYCCT's 2018 Holiday Gift Guide!

This holiday season, give the gift of imagination! Tickets to a show are the perfect gift for your kids, grandkids, nieces or nephews, family or friends with little ones or even kids at heart!

An Interview with This is Sadie Author Sara O'Leary

In honor of National Author's Day, we sat down with Sara O'Leary to talk about the inspiration for This is Sadie, her excitement for the adaptation of the book into our dance/theater production, and more!

Boogie Woogie (Halloween) Books

Bring Boogie Woogie Books home this Halloween with a list books we love and ideas on how you can explore them at home through music and interactive storytelling!
The Cast of Pillowland

"A Magical Adventure" - ThirtyMommy

ThirtyMommy calls Pillowland "a pretty cool interactive show for kids of all ages!" Read more...
The Cast of Pillowland

We Asked the Cast! | Pillowland Wishes

We asked the cast of Pillowland: If the King and Queen of Pillowland granted you one wish, what would you wish for? See what they said and share your wishes with us too!
NYCCT's Middle School Playwriting Competition

Iris's Middle School Playwriting Experience

Last year, we asked young playwrights in NY, NJ and CT to write 10 minute plays based on the theme: How do we use technology to connect with others? Today, Iris, who's play Speaking was featured at our reading tells us about her Middle School Playwriting Competition Experience! 

Join us at Strand Book Store this Weekend!

We'll be at Strand Book Store on Saturday, September 15th reading Pillowland and making cool crafts! Want to join us?

Back to School Advice from NYCCT's Education Team!

Celebrate the start of a new school year with Back to School Advice from members of New York City Children's Theater's incredible Education Team!

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