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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Sara Morgulis' ARC Experience

NYCCT Associate Education Director, Sara Morgulis, reflects on her experience visiting one of our teaching artists at an After School Reading Club Program.

Young Playwrights for Change: Nimoratul's Journey

New York City Children's Theater is proud to participate in TYA/USA and AATE's Young Playwrights for Change competition. Read more about 2017 Finalist, Nimoratul's journey.

What is ARC?

NYCCT is proud to be a partner in the DOE's pilot program of the After School Reading Club (ARC). But what is ARC?
Young Playwrights for Change 2017

Young Playwrights for Change: Madison's Journey

New York City Children's Theater is proud to participate in TYA/USA and AATE's Young Playwrights for Change competition. Read more about 2017 Finalist, Madison's journey.

What is Literature at Play?

New York City Children's Theater is currently running a Kickstarter campaign to help fund our Literature at Play workshops in homeless shelters. But what is Literature at Play and how does it benefit children across New York City?

Young Playwrights for Change: Emily's Journey

New York City Children's Theater is proud to participate in TYA/USA and AATE's Young Playwrights for Change competition. Read more about 2017 Finalist, Emily's journey.

Young Playwrights for Change: Stella's Journey

New York City Children's Theater is proud to participate in TYA/USA and AATE's Young Playwrights for Change competition. Read more about 2017 Finalist, Stella's journey.
Students enjoying a Literature at Play residency

VIDEO: Why you should support New York City Children's Theater

NYCCT has found that putting children’s stories up on stage, and letting children enact stories in our education programs, helps them to grow and thrive.

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