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.

A Leader in Educational Theater

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

Latest News and Reviews

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!
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

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

Young Playwrights for Change: Nimoratul's Journey

New York City Children's Theater is proud to participate in TYA/USA and AATE's Young Playwrights for Change competition. Read more about 2017 Finalist, Nimoratul's journey.

What is ARC?

NYCCT is proud to be a partner in the DOE's pilot program of the After School Reading Club (ARC). But what is ARC?
Young Playwrights for Change 2017

Young Playwrights for Change: Madison's Journey

New York City Children's Theater is proud to participate in TYA/USA and AATE's Young Playwrights for Change competition. Read more about 2017 Finalist, Madison's journey.

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