Newsies, Disney’s acclaimed Tony award winning Broadway musical premieres in London’s West End in 2022.
Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards® for Best Score and Best Choreography, 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). Tickets for Newsies The Musical on sale soon.
Based on the 1992 Disney film, itself inspired by the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, 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
Newsies tickets in London will be available to book soon.
What is Newsies about?
Inspired by the real-life ‘Newsboy Strike of 1899,’ NEWSIES is set in New York City at the turn of the century and tells the tale of newsboy Jack Kelly, a charismatic and rebellious leader of a group of “newsies” who dreams of a life far from the hardship of the streets. When publishing titans Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies his army of newsies to strike.
Who is in the London cast of Newsies?
The London cast for Newsies is to be announced.
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).
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