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Highlights from our 2019 Middle School Playwriting Competition!

On Monday, May 6th, New York City Children's Theater presented a reading of four short plays written by middle school students from NY! Take a look at some highlights from the rehearsal and the reading!

Boogie Woogie (Mother's Day) Books

Celebrate Mother's Day early when you and your loved ones play, sing and boogie woogie to some of our favorite books about moms!

A Smashing Success!

On April 23rd, New York City Children's Theater hosted our 2019 Gala Celebration - and the evening was a smashing success!
Young Playwrights for Change 2017
NYCCT's Middle School Playwriting Competition

Middle School Playwriting Competition | Where Are They Now

We reached out to three of our young playwrights from our past Middle School Playwriting Competitions to see what they’re up to today!

We Asked the Cast! | Where Would You Fly

We asked the cast of This is Sadie to tell us where they would fly if they had wings, just like Sadie does in our show! See where they chose...

We Asked the Cast! | Advice for Kids Who Feel Left Out

We asked the cast of This is Sadie to give us their best advice for kids who may feel left out, just like Fox does in our show! See what they had to say...

"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

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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
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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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"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

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

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