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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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!

Awesome Advice for Aspiring Actors

We asked actors from our 2017-18 Season productions Please Bring Balloons and Interstellar Cinderella what advice they had for aspiring actors! See what they had to say below and make sure to share it with any aspiring actors in your life!

Perfect Advice for Aspiring Puppeteers

We asked The Little Red Fish puppeteers what advice they had for aspiring puppeteers! See what they had to say below and make sure to share it with any aspiring puppeteers in your life!

Behind the Scenes of Boogie Woogie Books with Alisha

Education Apprentice and Boogie Woogie Books co-teacher Alisha tells us what went on behind the scenes at our new Saturday morning classes for children and their grown-ups this year!

The Little Red Fish Talkback

Why does Jeje dab? How did the little red fish light up? Find out the answers to these questions and more today...

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