Disney's Newsies - London

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Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, London
Booking to 16 April 2023
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Newsies, Disney’s acclaimed Tony award winning Broadway musical is now playing in London at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre.

Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Choreography, Disney’s Newsies has music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman and a book by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots).

Based on the 1992 Disney film, itself inspired by the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, Disney’s Newsies is a high-energy song and dance musical tackling age-old themes of social injustice, exploitative labor practices, and David-versus-Goliath struggles as the young learn to harness their power against a corrupt establishment.

This brand new production will be staged as a fully immersive, ‘in the round’ production at the Troubadour.

Disney’s Newsies is booking until 16 April 2023 at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, London.

What's the story of Disney's Newsies?

Set in New York City at the turn of the 19th century, the story is based on real events: the tale of a ragged band of teenage newspaper sellers, who dream of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. After newspaper magnate Joseph Pulitzer hikes up the prices for his papers charged to the newsies, Jack Kelly rallies his fellow newsboys in an attempt to protest the change, falling in love with young reporter Katherine along the way. These young newsies from across the city come together and rise up against the exploitation of wealthy publishing tycoons and fight for justice using the only power they have – solidarity.

Who is in the cast of Disney's Newsies?

The show stars Michael Ahomka-Lindsay as Jack Kelly, and Bronté Barbé as Katherine Plumber.

The cast of Newsies also includes Moya Angela as Medda Larkin, Lindsay Atherton as Ensemble, Samuel Bailey as Specs, Imogen Bailey as Swing, Josh Barnett, as Race, Cameron Blakely as Joseph Pulitzer, Jack Bromage as Tommy Boy, Bobbie Chambers as Ensemble, Alex Christian as Buttons, Arcangelo Ciulla as Ike, George Crawford as Morris Delancey, Ross Dawes as Snyder, Joshua Denyer as Mush, Ross Dorrington as Splasher, Matthew Duckett as Crutchie, Kamilla Fernandes as Ensemble, Jacob Fisher as Albert, Jamie Golding as Wiesel, Damon Gould as Finch, Zack Guest as Swing, Jordan Isaac as Swing, Alex James-Hatton as Oscar Delancey, Clarice Julianda as Ensemble, Barry Keenan as Nunzio, Ryan Kopel as Davey, Sion Lloyd as Bunsen George Michaelides as Romeo, Mukeni Nel as Jo Jo, Joshua Nkemdilim as Elmer, Mark Samaras as Mike, Bradley Trevethan as Swing, Matt Trevorrow as Henry and Lillie-Pearl Wildman as Ensemble. The role of Les will be played by Nesim Adnan, Haydn Court, Oliver Gordon and Ethan Sokontwe.

Who are the creative team of Disney's Newsies?

Disney’s Newsies features a Tony® Award-winning score with music by eight-time Academy Award® winner Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin) and lyrics by Jack Feldman, Tony Award-winning choreography by Christopher Gattelli, and book by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots).

The show is directed and choreographed by Olivier nominee Matt Cole (Fiddler on the Roof), with Set Design by Morgan Large, Musical Supervision, Dance Arrangements & Musical Direction by Nigel Lilley, Costumes by Natalie Pryce, Lighting by Mark Henderson, Sound by Tony Gayle, Performer Flying by John Maddox for Suspended Illusions Ltd, Casting by Lucy Casson, Children’s Casting by Jo Hawes, Fight Directors Rachel Bown-Williams & Ruth Cooper-Brown for RC Annie, Associate Choreographer Jane McMurtrie, Associate Musical Director Chris Ma and Production Management by Lee Batty and Andy Fox for Setting Line.

Reviews of Disney's Newsies

★★★★ "Infectious sense of fun" - The Stage
★★★★★ "This Broadway hit is a musical must-see" - Whats On Stage
"Bristles with infectious energy" - Evening Standard
"Spectacular dancing" - The Times

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Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 16 April 2023
Age restrictions
Running time
2hrs 30 minutes including interval
Performance days
Evenings: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Matinees: Thursday, Saturday, Sunday

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Venue Information

Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, 1 Fulton Road, Wembley, HA9 8TS
Nearest Tube or Train: Wembley Park (Underground), Wembley Stadium (Rail)
Nearest Buses: 83, 92, 182, 206, 223, 245, 297, 440, 483

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