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Performance Dates:

JUN 26 - 29, 2024 / 8 PM
Auditions / SAT, APR 27 / 10 AM - 1 PM (LEARN MORE)
On the Outdoor Stage

Disney’s Newsies, based on the 1992 motion picture film, features a score by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken and Jack Feldman, along with a book by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein. Inspired by the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, where newsboy Kid Blink led a band of orphaned and runaway "newsies" in a two-week-long battle against powerful newspaper publishers like Pulitzer and Hearst.

The high-energy stage musical is full of thrilling dance numbers and introduces eight brand-new songs by the original team of Menken and Feldman, while retaining beloved classics from the film, including “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day,” “King of New York,” and “Santa Fe.” Join us for non-stop thrills in this captivating musical performed by teenage Rising Stars from the Great Lakes Bay region!

Directed by Chaz Wolcott
Music Direction by Leslie Wickham

Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Jack Feldman
Book by Harvey Fierstein
Based on the Disney film written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White

Sponsored by  Capital Power MCV

Disney's Newsies is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

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