Manhattan Children’s Theatre was founded as a Non-Profit Organization in 2002 by Laura Stevens and Bruce Merrill. For almost a decade, MCT served over 250,000 audience members through its mission of providing high quality theatrical entertainment to children, families and educators in the New York City Community. MCT ensured young audiences were exposed to the dramatic arts at the highest level possible using professional writing, compelling stories derived from both classical and contemporary literature and exceptional production values.
“Under producer and director Laura Stevens, the local Manhattan Children’s Theatre delighted the young audience with their version of Rapunzel” The Jersey Evening Post.
“This month 60 children, 10 teachers and 10 parents from our nursery were totally captivated for 45 minutes during your performance of Goodnight Moon. We all sat in silent wonder as we saw one of our familiar books transformed into and interactive, engaging and fertilely magical performance. Thank you.” Buckle my Shoe Nursery New York
“We applaud your cast and crew for creating a work that creates higher level thinking in our children” Linda Ensko Executive Director Buckle my Shoe Nursery New York
“So much it was amazing. I loved it so much. And I think it was so funny” Danielle age 6 New York