2015: Governor’s Arts & Heritage Award for Individual Artist presented to Linda Hartzell*
2014: American Theatre Magazine chooses SCT’s world premiere production of James and the Giant Peach for the cover.
2014: SDC Journal features a cover story on Linda Hartzell speaking with playwright Y York on creating theatre for young audiences.
2013 Children’s Theatre Foundation of America’s Corey Medallion Award presented to Linda Hartzell, SCT Artistic Director
2012 Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, Lifetime Achievement Award presented to Linda Hartzell, SCT Artistic Director
2011 ASSITEJ Award for Artist of Excellence presented to Linda Hartzell, SCT Artistic Director.
2010 The Wall Street Journal and TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences) Today Magazine recognize SCT as a leader in Toddler Theatre for work with The Green Sheep.
2006 Mayor’s Arts Award for contribution to the cultural vitality of our region.
2004 TIME Magazine‘s #2 ranking in the top five children’s theatres in the nation.
2004 Tibet Through the Red Box receives the AT&T: OnStage® award, making Seattle Children’s Theatre the only theatre for young audiences to receive the prestigious award for three productions.
2002 Holes receives the AT&T: OnStage® award.
2001 $50,000 award from The Pew Charitable Trust and Theatre Communications Group to continue a multi-year-collaboration with Speeltheater Holland, internationally acclaimed puppet artists from The Netherlands.
2000 Prestigious Gregory Falls Sustained Achievement Award from Theatre Puget Sound presented to SCT Artistic Director Linda Hartzell.
2000 Cyrano performed at the opening night festivities of Theatre Communication Group’s annual conference; this is the first such invitation offered to a theatre for young audiences.
1999 The Book of Ruth receives the AT&T: OnStage® award, making us the first theatre for young audiences to be so honored.
1999 Cyrano performed at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.
1997 $100,000 award from The Pew Charitable Trust and Theatre Communications Group to facilitate a collaboration with Speeltheater Holland.
1996 $2 million leadership grant from The Allen Foundation for the Arts for the construction of SCT’s new Technical Pavilion.
1996 Still Life With Iris granted a Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays award; the first time a script for young audiences had been so honored.
1993 $500,000 National Arts Stabilization Fund award to create a working capital reserve; the first time a theatre for young audiences was so honored.