CTC Presents: Henry Box Brown

Henry Box Brown, the story of an 1850’s Virginia Slave who shipped himself to freedom in a box with the help of African American and white abolitionists. In this Gospel, R&B, blue grass and African American spirituals with an infusion of American folk
musical, the triumph of the human spirit prevails through the sacrifice of black and white abolitionists. 

Following this one-hour musical, there will be post-show workshops where the audience will participate in interactive activities, a panel of celebrities and experts, and tips on how to have conversations on race relations in America.

WHEN:
5/13: Saturday (Preview) 3:30-6:30pm
5/20: Saturday 11am-2pm
6/3: Saturday 3:30-6pm
6/10: Saturday 3:30-6pm
6/17: Saturday 3:30-6pm

WHERE: Baha'i Center 53 E 11th St, New York, NY

CTC hosts Bway & National Tour Lion King Auditions

THE CHILDREN'S THEATER COMPANY in Association with BINDER CASTING is hosting AUDITIONS for the Broadway and National Tour of LION KING

 

FREE LION KING AUDITION WORKSHOPS
FOR YOUR SCHOOL OR GROUP
CALL : 212-633-6629
Email: childrenstheatercompany@gmail.com

 

 SAMPLE AUDITION VIDEO
NALA AUDITION VIDEO!
Seeking: Young Simba and Young Nala
Ages 7-12 yrs old.
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Priority appointments to Current Cast and Alumni

Backstage Magazine Nominates CTC AS The Best of 12 Childrens Theatre Companies In The US!

This educational theater organization uses the performing arts to “fill the gap” in school curriculums, focusing on the seven C’s of learning: character building, collaboration, creativity, community service, current affairs, critical thinking, and citizenship. The company develops original, instructive musicals for kids and brings them to resident schools and after-school programs nationwide; CTC shows include titles like “Rescue Me: A Musical History of Women” and “Queen Kunka Bunka and the Rotten Royal Rascals.” With a flagship company in New York and over nine resident chapters all over the United States, Children’s Theatre Company “builds character onstage” for over 4,000 youngsters nationwide.
— http://www.backstage.com/
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3 TIME TONY AWARD WINNER HINTON BATTLE

(Miss Saigon, the movie, Dreamgirls, and The Wiz to name a few) who directed Terms of Dismemberment Written By DOROTHY MARCIC, Co-Written by CTC's Artistic Director, MEHR MANSURI, and Composed by CTC's resident composer FRANK SANCHEZ has graciously performed on our musical and audio book recording for our original play, Henry Box Brown.  


* A special thanks also goes out to Jennifer Fouche and Tracey Conyer Lee from the cast of Sister's (Also Produced by Battle) who also lent their amazing talents to the recording of Henry Box Brown music and audio book recording. 

Children's Theater Company at the UN General Assembly

CTC gave a featured performance at the United Nations General Assembly as part of the presentation for WORLD INTERFAITH HARMONY WEEK 2012

 Congratulations to each and every child, youth, parent and CTC staff who took part in this amazing performance for heads of state, dignitaries and the President of the UN and Secretary General of the United Nations.

The Children's Theater Company presentedquotes from historical figures, peace makers, and from different faiths. One World was led by Lory Lazarus, the song's composer whose stirring song, along with the kids' soulful singing, brought tears to the audience. It was truly a highlight of the season, when our Company Members received a standing ovation at this prestigious event.