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Newsies

Newsies

by Alan Menken, Jack Feldman and Harvey Fierstein

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Newsies

Newsies




A new stage musical based on the Disney motion picture of the same name.


Story:

Set in New York City at the turn of the century, Newsies is the story of the newsboy Jack Kelly, who leads the newsies against Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst to fight for what's right!


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Composer

Composer
Alan Menken

Lyricist

Lyricist
Jack Feldman

Librettist

Librettist
Harvey Fierstein



  • Premiere
  • 1992 Film

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Nederlander Theatre
Opening Night
March 29, 2012
Total Performances
1,004
Original Cast
Jeremy Jordan, John Dossett, Kara Lindsay, Ben Fankhauser, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Lewis Grosso, Matthew Schechter, Capathia Jenkins
Director
Jeff Calhoun
Choreographer
Christopher Gattelli
Producer
Disney Theatrical Productions (under the direction of Thomas Schumacher)
Musical Director
Mark Hummel
Orchestrations
Steven Margoshes and Dave Siegel
Scenic Design
Tobin Ost
Costume Design
Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design
Jeff Croiter
Sound Design
Ken Travis
Projection Design
Sven Ortel

1992 Film Version

Movie Name
Newsies
Type
Hollywood Musical, Disney
Director
Kenny Ortega
Screenplay
Bob Tzudiker, Noni White
Starring
Christian Bale, Bill Pullman, Robert Duvall






CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album

CD
Motion Picture Soundtrack


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Stage Musical Vocal Selections

Sheetmusic
Motion Picture Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD

Blu-Ray
Original Hollywood Version Blu-Ray


Books

Book
Newsies: Stories of the Unlikely Broadway Hit


Other

Merchandise




2012 Tony Award Nominations

Best Original Score
Best Choreography
Best Musical
Best Book of a Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical: Jeremy Jordan
Best Direction of a Musical
Best Orchestrations
Best Scenic Design of a Musical

2012 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Choreography
Outstanding Music
Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Actor in a Musical: Jeremy Jordan
Outstanding Lyrics
Outstanding Orchestrations

2012 Drama League Award Nominations

Distinguished Production of a Musical
Distinguished Performance Award: Jeremy Jordan

2012 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations

Outstanding New Score
Outstanding Choreographer
Outstanding New Broadway Musical
Outstanding Book of a Musical
Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outstanding Actor in a Musical: Jeremy Jordan
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical: Andrew Keenan-Bolger

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