Our Featured Stories

Where to See the Nutcracker in NYC: 20+ Family Shows in 2019 - Mommy Poppins

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

Meet the Cast of My First Nutcracker!

Meet the incredibly talented cast of NYCCT's upcoming holiday production My First Nutcracker!
A Girl Holds Her Nutcracker in Front of a Tree in the Snow | My First Nutcracker

Meet the Creative Team of My First Nutcracker!

Meet the creative team of New York City Children's Theater's My First Nutcracker

What Sensory Friendly Performances Mean to My Family by Adriane R.

Adriane R., who has been joining us for sensory friendly performances since our first one, tells us what these performances mean to her and her family.

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!

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What the Press is Saying

Where to See the Nutcracker in NYC: 20+ Family Shows in 2019 - Mommy Poppins

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

"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...

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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