Our Featured Stories

Dragons Love Tacos

Today's book recommendation, Dragons Love Tacos is a whimsical story that little ones and grownups will love. Do you think other animals have favorite foods too? Read the book and then write a story!

Songwriting with Brian: Let’s Write a Song Together!

NYCCT Teaching Artist Brian is going to write a song based on the book Grumpy Monkey - and he needs your help! Watch episode 2 of Songwriting with Brian: Let's Write a Song Together!

DIY Craft | Make a Paper Shark with Us!

In celebration of Shark Week on the Discovery Channel, our next sea animal craft is a shark! Make a shark with us and then read some fun facts about sharks!

Storytime with Buddy | Planting a Rainbow

This season, audiences fell in love with the Girl and Buddy from NYCCT's hit show Taste the Clouds, and today the Girl and Buddy are going to read you the book Planting a Rainbow! Then make a craft and go on a scavenger hunt!

Learn About the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival & Play a Guessing Game with Caitlyn!

A Big Mooncake for Little Star was inspired by The Mid-Autumn Moon Festival which is a holiday celebrated in China and Vietnam. Join Caitlyn to learn more about the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival and then play a guessing game!

Kaia and the Bees

Today's book recommendation, Kaia and the Bees, tells the story of a young girl who is very brave...except for when it comes to bees! But as Kaia learns more about bees, she begins to become more brave! Read the book and then write a story!

Exploring Emotions with Bekah | Captain Starfish

Bekah is back to explore the book Captain Starfish with you! Join Bekah and discover what nervous and brave feel like, read the book, and play fun theater games!

DIY Craft | Make a Paper Plate Turtle with Us!

This month we're creating sea animal crafts every Wednesday! Join us today to make an adorable paper plate turtle!

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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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