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5 Reasons to see Disney’s Newsies!

Newsies, a Disney Theatrical Production under the direction of Thomas Schumacher presents Newsies, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, book by Harvey Fierstein, starring Dan Deluca (Jack Kelly), Steve Blanchard (Joseph Pulitzer), Stephanie Styles (Katherine Plumber), Angela Grovey (Medda), Jacob Kemp (Davey), Zachary Sayle (Crutchie), Anthony Rosenthal or Vincent Crocilla (Les) and Matthew J. Schechter (Les) under the direction of Jeff Calhoun, choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, North American Tour premiere Thursday October 30 Philadelphia

 

1.The dancing

If there’s one thing you’ve heard about  Disney’s Newsies already it is probably that it has incredible dancing and that it does! You will not want to miss a minute of the high-flying, toe-tapping, fast-spinning action!

Morgan Keene (Katherine) and Joey Barreiro (Jack Kelly). North American Tour company of Disney’s NEWSIES. ©Disney. Photo by Shane Gutierrez.

Morgan Keene (Katherine) and Joey Barreiro (Jack Kelly). North American Tour company of Disney’s NEWSIES. ©Disney. Photo by Shane Gutierrez.

 

2. It’s different than the movie

Have you seen Disney’s Newsies the film? No? Great! Yes? Great, too! The live show takes all of your favorite parts of the film, adding a little more umph to the love story and some fantastic new music without loosing the original feel. It also stands alone as an awesome piece of musical theater. That means all Fansies will appreciate a show they know and love!

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3. The music is catchy

The World Will Know….Seize The Day…Sante Fe…you will be humming along for days after hearing this catchy, upbeat music with a powerful, relatable message!

Morgan Keene (Katherine) and Newsies. North American Tour company of Disney’s NEWSIES. ©Disney. Photo by Deen van Meer.

Morgan Keene (Katherine) and Newsies. North American Tour company of Disney’s NEWSIES. ©Disney. Photo by Deen van Meer.

 

 

4. Its historical

The story is based on the 1899 newsboy strike and offers a unique look at what newspapers and publishing meant in that time and even includes historical figures such as Joseph Pulitzer and Theodore Roosevelt.

Joey Barreiro (Jack Kelly) (center) and the North American Tour company of Disney’s NEWSIES. ©Disney. Photo by Deen van Meer.

Joey Barreiro (Jack Kelly) (center) and the North American Tour company of Disney’s NEWSIES. ©Disney. Photo by Deen van Meer.

 

 

5. An amazing set
The set of Newsies looks pretty simple on first glance but throughout the show you begin to realize that the innovative way everything comes together is definitely something that will have you talking.

 

Tickets for Disney’s Newsies are on sale now for performances Feb. 2-7!

 

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