At this time of year and always, NBYT is thankful for so many people and organizations who have helped to make our theater successful. Our staff, board members, and parent volunteers are tireless. Our children and teens onstage and backstage are the best on any stage! We're grateful for supportive school districts and schools— especially … Continue reading Giving Thanks
Despite more than seven successful years in existence, New Britain Youth Theater has often struggled to find performance spaces and a place to call home. As most followers of the youth theater know, NBYT is currently based in the YMCA Program Center in Berlin, but that space limits our performance opportunities, educational programs, and storage—and … Continue reading Help NBYT Find HOME!
"Hakuna matata! It means no worries!" To be honest, we don't know if we've used the phrase correctly in the title of this post. But we do know that many families struggle to pay participation fees for their children who want to be on stage with NBYT. And we want to help with full or … Continue reading Help a Child’s Family Have “Hakuna Matata” This Summer!
We've decided that it's time for new audience seating...but we need some help. If you've been to a performance at NBYT's space at the YMCA in New Britain, you're probably familiar with the square wooden chairs that looked like they came from a 1970s library or dorm room. If you didn't arrive early enough to … Continue reading Take a Seat, Please!
Did you know that businesses, clubs, and organizations—or even individuals—can sponsor a child’s participation in NBYT programs? The cost for full participation in our summer musical production of Beauty and the Beast is $400, but a donation of any amount can be made to the NBYT Young Actors Fund to help participation costs for this program … Continue reading Help a Child Have an ENCHANTED Summer!