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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Literature at Play Workshop

5 Benefits of Arts-in-Education

Arts-in-Education programs provide students with skills that will last them a lifetime, including these five incredibly important arts education benefits.
The Importance of Reading Together

The Importance of Reading Together

Reading together is an activity that can have a host of benefits for your child including, building vocabulary, creative thinking and increased family time.
Behind the Scenes of Our 2016-17 Season

Behind the Scenes of Our 2016-17 Season

Take a peek behind the scenes of our hit shows: Ballerina Swan and the Nutcracker, Young Charles Dickens, Please Bring Balloons and Love That Dog!
Awesome Advice for Young Actors!

Awesome Advice for Young Actors!

Do you know a kid with the acting bug? Share the awesome advice of three incredibly talented NYCCT actors: Chris, Brandon and Claire!
New York City Children's Theater 2016-17 Education Program

2016-17 Education Program Feedback

Take a look at some of the amazing feedback we received from students, teachers and teaching artists this year!
NYCCT's Summer Reading List

2017 Summer Reading List

New York City Children's Theater is excited to share our first annual summer reading list, with book recommendations for you from our casts and creative teams!
Ultimate Reading List

Great Children’s Books we’ve adapted for the stage (for now…)

Take a look at all of the books that have inspired some of our productions. Want to check any of them out? Download our book!
Sara Morgulis' ARC Experience

Sara Morgulis' ARC Experience

NYCCT Associate Education Director, Sara Morgulis, reflects on her experience visiting one of our teaching artists at an After School Reading Club Program.

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