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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New York City Children's Theater's 20th Anniversary Season

Two of the Best Winter Shows!

Mommy Poppins is calling Love That Dog and Please Bring Balloons two of the Best Winter Shows for NYC Kids!

What's Your Favorite Holiday Tradition?

The holidays are here! There's nothing better than spending time…

"My Daughter was Riveted!"

"As soon as the dancers took to the stage, my daughter was riveted...It was just enough to whet my kid’s appetite for ballet." - Rose Gordon Sala, Mommy Poppins
Ballerina Swan and the Nutcracker

Meet the Cast of Ballerina Swan and the Nutcracker

Sophie the Swan's new dance adventure, Ballerina Swan and the Nutcracker, begins this November at Theatre Row. We're so grateful to have such a brilliant team of dancers bringing Sophie and her friends to life!

"A Good Time for the Whole Family!"

"I would highly recommend you catch Ballerina Swan & the Nutcracker this holiday season, it is a good time for the whole family!" - Brooklyn Active Mama

Gotham Love Reviews Ballerina Swan and the Nutcracker

"The performance was so exciting [my daughter] loved every minute of the ballet dancers on stage." - Gotham Love on Ballerina Swan & the Nutcracker

Absolutely Charming and just in time for the Holiday Season

"This performance is absolutely charming and just in time for the holiday season with the popular Nutcracker tunes." - The Mama Maven
Young Charles Dickens

Meet the Cast of Young Charles Dickens

As Lin-Manuel Miranda prepares to leave Hamilton, Business 2 Community took a look at the impact the show has had, featuring a quote from our own Emma Halpern (NYCCT Co-Artistic Director).

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