Applause New York City

Shows, games, smiles, music! Celebrate your child's birthday with a Broadway show, Rock ‘n Roll party, or any theme of your choice. Applause NYC will customize a party just for your child that includes acting, singing, and dancing in our amazing party space. Parties for ages 1-4 include Princess Party, The Wizard of Oz, Annie, Superhero, Pirates, and more. Our older performance parties for ages 5-10 include our Hip-Hop Extravaganza, Celebrity Runway, Hairspray, Applause Idol, and many more. Packages start at just $395.

Meet the Director

Audrey Kaplan is the founder of Applause. Prior to opening the program 18 years ago, Audrey had a performance career starring in commercials, theater, and television. After receiving her master's in education from NYU, Audrey became a model teacher for nine years in NYC, training numerous teachers throughout the country. In 1995, Audrey merged her passions for both education and theater by founding Applause Theatrical Workshops. She has directed more than 25 productions at Applause, coaching many children privately for performing arts schools, colleges, and professional auditions.