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

Latest News and Reviews

Acting in the Middle School Playwriting Competition

Six incredible young actors lent us their talents for our Middle School Playwriting Reading. Today Jimi tells us what it was like to be part of the reading.

Behind the Scenes of Interstellar Cinderella

Find out what happened when the cast of Interstellar Cinderella took over our Instagram Story and gave you a behind the scenes look at the show!

2018 Summer Reading List

New York City Children's Theater is excited to share our annual summer reading list, with book recommendations for you from our casts!

Meghan's ARC Experience

Meghan, one of New York City Children's Theater's amazing teaching artists, takes us behind the scenes of NYCCT's ARC training. 

Sara's ARC Experience

Sara, New York City Children's Theater's Education Director, highlights three pillars for supporting our teaching artists in the ARC classrooms.

Kasia's ARC Experience

Kasia, one of New York City Children's Theater's amazing teaching artists, discusses the successes and challenges she has faced in the ARC classroom.

Jessica's ARC Experience

Jessica, one of New York City Children's Theater's amazing teaching artists, tells us how her teaching style changed in the ARC classroom - for the better! 

Inside the ARC Classroom

We asked our teaching artists to send us stories from inside their ARC classrooms. These are some of our favorites!

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