Since 1990, New 42 has made it possible for

610,000 students

to experience live theater through New Victory arts education

1,488 NYC youth

to achieve professional and personal success through paid employment with the New 42 Youth Corps

1,250 new works

to journey from New 42 Studios to Broadway stages and beyond

Young girl enjoying watching a performance

Give a Kid a Seat

For many NYC school kids, a trip to the New Victory is their very first trip to a theater. Every season, 40,000 youth participate at little or no cost. Your gift of $35 helps us give one kid a seat.

New 42 Studios Instagram

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the professional artists at work in the New 42 Studios. From early development to opening night, we welcome the season’s biggest musicals and plays, as well as numerous nonprofit performing arts companies. Follow us to find out why #RehearsalistheBestPart.

New Victory Impact Research

In the only longitudinal study of its kind, New Victory measured the social and emotional impacts of arts engagement on school communities with no previous arts programming. Read more to find out how kids are transformed by live performances.

New 42 Youth Corps has shaped me in a way that encourages me to help others.”

Jonathan Rodriguez, New Victory Usher Corps, Class of 2013 & New 42nd Street Fellows Corps, Class of 2018

Explore Youth Corps


New Victory opens new worlds to young people and families through extraordinary performances, education and engagement programs.


New 42 Studios cultivates new ideas in the performing arts through services and spaces that embolden artists to do their best work.

Photo of Lin-Manuel Miranda and the cast of “Hamilton”  by Joan Marcus, New Victory photos by Alexis Buatti-Ramos.