Our Featured Stories

A Look Back at Our Favorite Puppets

Did you know today is World Puppetry Day? Today we're celebrating NYCCT puppets and the incredible artists who brought them to life!

Our Favorite Crafts!

If there’s one thing we love, it’s crafting! Below are some of our favorite crafts that we’ve made with our young audience members in the lobby before our shows started!

Seven Fun Facts About Shooting Stars!

Did you know that shooting stars are extremely fast and can reach speeds of over 120,000 miles per hour? Learn more fun facts about shooting stars today!
Young Playwrights for Change: Madison's Journey

#TBT | Revisiting Our First Middle School Playwriting Competition

What was it like launching our Middle School Playwriting Competition five years ago? Find out from former Artistic Apprentice, Danielle Pampinella!

What Can You Make with a Cardboard Box?

Sadie and Fox love going on adventures using their imaginations and a box, and now you can too! Here are five of our favorite DIY Cardboard Box Crafts!

My Stuffed Animal Tea Party

Have you ever seen a Stuffed Animal Tea Party? Communications and Marketing Manager Nicole has thanks to her great aunt! Learn more...

5 Tips for When You Can't Fall Asleep

Ever have trouble falling asleep at night? Us too! Read our Top 5 Tips on How to Fall Asleep.
NYCCT's Middle School Playwriting Competition

Bernard's Middle School Playwriting Experience

Last year, we asked young playwrights in NY, NJ and CT to write 10 minute plays based on the theme: How do we use technology to connect with others? Today, Bernard, writer of the winning play Parenting.com, tells us about his Middle School Playwriting Competition Experience! 

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What the Press is Saying


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...

"Perfect for the Entire Family!" - FiDi Families

FiDi Families calls Pillowland "Perfect for the Entire Family!" Read more...
The Cast of Pillowland

"A Magical Adventure" - ThirtyMommy

ThirtyMommy calls Pillowland "a pretty cool interactive show for kids of all ages!" Read more...

"A treat for the entire family."

Brown Girl Gumbo says The Little Red Fish is "a treat for the entire family!" Read more...

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What Our Audiences are Saying

Jarred Bedgood leading the Audience to Pillowland
Jarred Bedgood and Allison Pappas in Pillowland

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