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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Latest News and Reviews

The Best Gala of the Season Happened on April 24th

An inside look at New York City Children's Theater's 2017 Gala which took place on April 24, 2017 at Manhattan Penthouse.
Zoongoro Bailongo Preview at Joe's Pub

A Fun Concert Event for the Whole Family!

See music from our new work-in-progress, Zoongoro Bailongo, at Joe's Pub on May 21st at 3pm and 7pm!
Love That Dog is an Off Broadway Alliance Nominee

Love That Dog is nominated for Best Family Show!

Love That Dog has been nominated for the 2017 Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Family Show!

Amazing one-man show

Amazing one-man show

Mommy Poppins on Please Bring Balloons: "Full of Magic and Imagination"

"It's a sweet, magical adventure filled with animals, balloons, music, and twinkling lights–and easily my 4-year-old's favorite show in the last year." - Mommy Poppins

"It helps kids see what is great about poetry!" - Says Me Says Mom

"The great thing about the show is that it takes the children in the audience on the same journey as the boy in the book. It helps them to see what is great about poetry and inspires them to write poems of their own." - Says Me Says Mom

Love That Dog: "Entertaining and Poignant" - Mommy Poppins

"New York City Children's Theater's latest production for school-age kids is a one-actor play that manages to be both entertaining and poignant." - Mommy Poppins

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