Our Featured Stories

Acting in the Middle School Playwriting Competition

Six incredible young actors lent us their talents for our Middle School Playwriting Reading. Today Jimi tells us what it was like to be part of the reading.

Behind the Scenes of Interstellar Cinderella

Find out what happened when the cast of Interstellar Cinderella took over our Instagram Story and gave you a behind the scenes look at the show!

2018 Summer Reading List

New York City Children's Theater is excited to share our annual summer reading list, with book recommendations for you from our casts!

Meghan's ARC Experience

Meghan, one of New York City Children's Theater's amazing teaching artists, takes us behind the scenes of NYCCT's ARC training. 

Sara's ARC Experience

Sara, New York City Children's Theater's Education Director, highlights three pillars for supporting our teaching artists in the ARC classrooms.

Kasia's ARC Experience

Kasia, one of New York City Children's Theater's amazing teaching artists, discusses the successes and challenges she has faced in the ARC classroom.

Jessica's ARC Experience

Jessica, one of New York City Children's Theater's amazing teaching artists, tells us how her teaching style changed in the ARC classroom - for the better! 

Inside the ARC Classroom

We asked our teaching artists to send us stories from inside their ARC classrooms. These are some of our favorites!

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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!

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.

The Results were Out of this World!

Mommy Poppins says: I took my kids to the opening matinee of family musical Interstellar Cinderella and the results were out of this world.

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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!

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