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NYCCT's Middle School Playwriting Competition

Highlights from our 2018 Middle School Playwriting Competition!

On Monday, May 14th, New York City Children's Theater presented a reading of five short plays written by middle school students from NY and NJ! Take a look at some highlights from the rehearsal and the reading!

Our 2018 Gala was the Best Yet!

New York City Children's Theater's Annual Gala was a huge success thanks to our supporters and we couldn't be more grateful! See what happened at the event...

Meet the 2018 Middle School Playwriting Competition Playwrights!

Young playwrights from all across NYC submitted their plays to New York City Children's Theater's Middle School Playwriting Competition this year! Learn more about our five winning plays from the incredibly talented playwrights themselves!
The Little Red Fish

Meet The Little Red Fish Creative Team!

Meet the incredible team that is bringing The Little Red Fish to life on stage at Theatre Row!

Meet Teddy Yudain

Teddy Yudain is very good at knitting, loves to play golf and once did 1,000 pogo-stick jumps in one afternoon! Learn more about one of our five amazing puppeteers in The Little Red Fish!

Meet Ora Fruchter

Ora Fruchter was born on Halloween, has fond childhood memories of family bike rides and says her favorite ninja turtle is Michelangelo! Learn more about one of our five amazing puppeteers in The Little Red Fish!

Meet Nick Lehane

Nick Lehane has been inside a pyramid, has been vegan for over a decade and grew up in the home town of August Wilson! Learn more about one of our five amazing puppeteers in The Little Red Fish!

Meet Mindy Escobar-Leanse

Mindy Escobar-Leanse likes to do brain games, loves studying and speaking Spanish & would love to visit Hogwarts! Learn more about one of our five amazing puppeteers in The Little Red Fish!

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What the Press is Saying

"A treat for the entire family."

Brown Girl Gumbo says The Little Red Fish is "a treat for the entire family!" Read more...

"Imagination Runs Wild!" in The Little Red Fish

"Imagination Runs Wild!" in The Little Red Fish - see what else Mommy Poppins has to say!

​"Wonder, whimsy and pure love"

"Filled with wonder, whimsy and pure love!" We See Shows loved The Little Red Fish - see what else they had to say!
Please Bring Balloons

Please Bring Balloons is a Fantastic Winter Show!

A huge thank you to Mommy Poppins for including us on their list of the 22 Best Winter Shows for NYC Kids! Check out what they had to say.

Blast Off with a New Take on a Classic Story

Little Kid Big City says: The future of a good story is safe, with positivity and learning as well as an upgrade to surroundings.

This Story is an Intergalactic, Futuristic Take on the Traditional Fairytale

Space Nation Orbit says: Her story is presented in this fun, easy-to-follow musical that both children and parents are able to appreciate and enjoy.

There's A Lot to Love About This Cinderella

New York Theatre Review says: There's a lot to love about this Cinderella. She's smart, crafty, a problem solver, and more interested in scientific inquiry than getting married young.

A Brand New Way to Watch One of my Favorite Fairy Tales

Kids' News NYC says: Right from the first song I knew it was going to be a brand new way to watch one of my favorite fairy tales.

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What Our Audiences are Saying

Made for a Really Nice Afternoon

Lovely, lovely show. The structure of the whole thing, with activities…

Marvelous, Magical Production Not to be Missed!

"Marvelous, Magical Production Not to be Missed!" - See what else this NYC Dad has to say about our latest production, The Little Red Fish!

Whimsical, Funny and Entertaining!

This NYC Mom says The Little Red Fish was "whimsical, funny and entertaining!" Read her full review of our 2018 production!

A Beautiful Show Kids and Adults Could Enjoy!

This was a beautifully produced show that both little kids and…

"Beautiful and Magical"

The Little Red Fish was "Beautiful and Magical! My Granddaughter Loved it!" See what else this NYC Grandma had to say about The Little Red Fish.

My Daughter was Mesmerized and Inspired!

"My daughter was mesmerized and inspired!" - See what else this NYC Mom had to say about her experience at Interstellar Cinderella!

Interstellar Cinderella was Out of this World! 

"Intersellar Cinderella was out of this world!" - See why this NYC Mom thought Interstellar Cinderella was out of this world!

A Charming Production Our Entire Family Enjoyed!

This NYC Mom says Interstellar Cinderella was "a Charming Production Our Entire Family Enjoyed!" See what else she had to say about the show!

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