New York City Children’s Theater programs cultivate children’s growth in the areas of emotional intelligence, community building and responsible decision-making. The result is empathetic, creative and independent thinkers who make a positive impact on their world.

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Latest News and Reviews

Highlights from our 2019 Middle School Playwriting Competition!

On Monday, May 6th, New York City Children's Theater presented a reading of four short plays written by middle school students from NY! Take a look at some highlights from the rehearsal and the reading!

Boogie Woogie (Mother's Day) Books

Celebrate Mother's Day early when you and your loved ones play, sing and boogie woogie to some of our favorite books about moms!

A Smashing Success!

On April 23rd, New York City Children's Theater hosted our 2019 Gala Celebration - and the evening was a smashing success!
Young Playwrights for Change 2017
NYCCT's Middle School Playwriting Competition

Middle School Playwriting Competition | Where Are They Now

We reached out to three of our young playwrights from our past Middle School Playwriting Competitions to see what they’re up to today!

We Asked the Cast! | Where Would You Fly

We asked the cast of This is Sadie to tell us where they would fly if they had wings, just like Sadie does in our show! See where they chose...

We Asked the Cast! | Advice for Kids Who Feel Left Out

We asked the cast of This is Sadie to give us their best advice for kids who may feel left out, just like Fox does in our show! See what they had to say...

"A Beguiling New Dance Production" - The NY Times

"This beguiling new dance production from NYCCT...unfolds to an upbeat instrumental score and includes...assorted characters.”   - The NY Times

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