Our Featured Stories

Explore Penguins with Us!

Staying inside can be fun when you play, sing, dance, craft, and read! Join us as we explore penguins through children's books, theater games, songs, and fun activity ideas for you and your little ones!

Become a Listening Rabbit with Caitlyn!

This week we are reading The Rabbit Listened. Taylor experiences something sad and needs someone to listen. Join Caitlyn and learn how to listen like a rabbit today!

Draw a Fish with Miranda!

NYCCT's Arts Administration Apprentice, Miranda, loves to draw! Today, in honor of The Little Red Fish, Miranda is drawing a fish, and she's going to show you how to draw one too!

DIY Craft | Make a Paper Plate Rabbit with Us!

This week we are reading The Rabbit Listened! In honor of our book, today we're making our own paper plate rabbit! Make one with us...
A Message from NYCCT regarding COVID-19

A Message from New York City Children’s Theater

Today, we are reaffirming our promise to serve all of New York City’s children. NYCCT will continue to promote diversity, teaching children that everyone’s story belongs on stage - and that their lives matter.

Hairy, Scary, Ordinary

Today's book recommendation, Hairy, Scary, Ordinary, explores how adjectives help us describe people, places, and more in our stories! Read the book and then write your own adjective-filled story with our activity book!

Explore Dancing with Us!

Staying inside can be fun when you play, sing, dance, craft, and read! Join us as we explore foxes through children's books, theater games, songs, and fun activity ideas for you and your little ones!

Walk Like a Penguin with Caitlyn!

This week we are reading Be Brave, Little Penguin, the story of a little penguin named pip-pip who is very afraid of swimming in the ocean...which can be a bit of a problem for a penguin! Join Caitlyn and learn how to walk like a penguin today!

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What the Press is Saying

Jenn Colella Leads a Reading of NYCCT’s Talk to Me at Abingdon Theatre Company

NYCCT is proud to present a reading of our new musical TALK TO ME with Abingdon Theatre Company and starring Jenn Collella, Zachary Noah Piser, Troy Iwata, and Brynn Williams!
A Suitcase Walks on a Bright, but Cloudy Day | The Traveler

The Traveler is Featured in The New York Times!

The Traveler is Featured in The New York Times! Read more...
A Suitcase Walks on a Bright, but Cloudy Day | The Traveler

“A delightful journey full of exuberant surprises.”- Stage Buddy The Insiders Guide To Theater

"A delightful journey full of exuberant surprises." Read more...
A Girl and Her Dog Play on a Rainbow | Taste the Clouds

“Taste the Clouds, a sunny introduction to the world of magic.”- Theater Reviews From My Seat

"Taste the Clouds, a sunny introduction to the world of magic." Read more...

NYCCT Featured in TDF’s Article on Why You Should Take Preschoolers to the Theater!

TDF's Sandy MacDonald wrote an article on "why it's important to start kids' theatregoing adventures early," and she used her family trips to Pillowland and This is Sadie as examples! Read More...

My First Nutcracker is Featured in Chelsea Community News!

My First Nutcracker is Featured in Chelsea Community News! Read more...

My First Nutcracker is “a Memory Little Ones will Cherish for Years to Come!”

My First Nutcracker is "a Memory Little Ones will Cherish for Years to Come!" Read more...

“Delight in the Magic of the Holiday Season” at My First Nutcracker!

"Delight in the Magic of the Holiday Season" at My First Nutcracker! Read more...

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What Our Audiences are Saying

Each Student Showed Their Enthusiasm

“The use of video, music and puppets effectively engaged our students. Each student showed their enthusiasm each time Piper was brought out."

We Are Grateful for Your Creativity and Talent

“We are very grateful to be the recipients of your creativity and talent! Every year we look forward to your program.”
The cast of This is Sadie performing a number from the show

It was a Great Performance!

My students were excited to be chosen as volunteers and the sensory objects definitely kept them engaged. It was a great performance!

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