Only Make Believe

  • New York


121 West 27th Street
New York
New York
United States

About Us

Only Make Believe creates and performs interactive theatre for children in 60 hospitals and care facilities throughout the New York City and Washington, D.C. metro areas.

·     Dedicated to the principle that freeing a child’s imagination is a valuable part of the healing process

·     Bring joy and inspiration to as many chronically ill children as possible

·     Company of 28 actors with a repertoire of 13 original, kid-focused shows, including specially written songs

·     Three OMB actors travel to a site to perform with the children for a six-week series of shows – each child can put on a costume, take on a role, and ultimately become the star of the show!

·     We serve over 5,000 children each year at no cost to the family or facility

Organization:          Only Make Believe (OMB), a 501 c3 not-for-profit organization

Founded:                 1999

Founder:                  Dena Hammerstein


# of Employees:      8 Full-Time Employees

                                   28 Actors (Part-time, freelance)