Our Featured Stories

What is Meet the Parent?

Last season, New York City Children’s Theater launched a new program for our adult audience members: Meet the Parent! Learn more about Meet the Parent, and see highlights from last season's event today!
From Left: Miranda, Sarah, Emma and Emmy

Meet NYCCT's 2019-20 Season Apprentices!

We are so excited to introduce you to NYCCT's four incredible apprentices for our 2019-20 Season! 
FIVE - NYCCT's New Multi-Media Touring Show

Celebrity Sighting: Piper the Puppet by Aliza Greenberg

Today educator Aliza Greenberg, tells us how Piper, the star of NYCCT's multi-sensory musical, became an overnight celebrity in her classroom.

Acting in NYCCT's Middle School Playwriting Competition by Keeme and Sienna

What's it like acting in New York City Children's Theater's Middle School Playwriting Competition? We asked Keeme and Sienna, two young actors who participated in last year's event, to tell us!

A Day in the Life of an Education Apprentice by Lily Lipman

We asked Lily, one of our incredible 2018-19 Season Education Apprentices, to tell us about a day in the life of an Education Apprentice.
Back to School Advice from Teaching Artist Meghan G.

Back to School Advice from Teaching Artist Meghan G.

Is your little one ready to head back to school? Make sure to share this advice from one of NYCCT's Teaching Artists: Meghan G.!

What I Do In ARC by Katherine M.

NYCCT Teaching Artist Katherine gives us more insight into what she does in ARC.

Acting in the Middle School Playwriting Competition by Claire F.

This year, Claire took part in our Middle School Playwriting Competition. Here, she reflects on her time working on the competition! 

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What the Press is Saying

"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

This is Sadie "Unlocks Kids' Imaginations" - Brown Girl Gumbo

This is Sadie "Unlocks Kids' Imaginations...It’s the perfect show to introduce your little ones to live theater." - Brown Girl Gumbo
Pillowland

Best Winter Theater for Kids - Red Tricycle

Thank you to Red Tricycle for including Laurie Berkner's Pillowland on your list of the Best Winter Theater for Kids! Read more...

"Transcends Pure Entertainment" - The NY Times

The Emperor's New Clothes and More Magical Stories "transcends pure entertainment...it is as poignant as Andersen might have wished."  - The New York Times | Read more...

The Emperor's New Clothes... is One of Best Family Shows in NYC for Christmas 2018!

One of Best Family Shows in NYC for Christmas 2018! Read More...
Jarred Bedgood and Allison Pappas in Pillowland

"Makes bedtime powerfully attractive" - The NY Times

The New York Times says Pillowland "Makes bedtime powerfully attractive" Read more...
Jarred Bedgood leading the Audience to Pillowland

"One of our top fall family theater picks for 2018!" - Mommy Poppins

Mommy Poppins calls Pillowland "One of our top fall family theater picks for 2018!" Read more...
Pillowland

"Perfect for the Entire Family!" - FiDi Families

FiDi Families calls Pillowland "Perfect for the Entire Family!" 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!

Read more Audience Raves about New York City Children’s Theater