The joyous, fast-paced, feel-good family musical with amazing choreography and music by Oscar winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast), Newsies is a Broadway mega-hit.
Another huge hit from Disney, Newsies is the Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award winner great for families.
Inspired by the Disney movie, Newsies features a script by Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots) and a score by Oscar winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast).
Set in New York City at the turn of the century, Newsies is the tale of Jack Kelly, a newsboy and leader of a ragged band of ‘newsies,’ who dreams of a better life. But when publishing titans Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack finds a cause to fight for and rallies newsies from across the city to strike for what’s right.
Date: 20 November 2013
Written by: WestEndTheatre
Tags: Alan Menken, Broadway, disney, Nederlander Theatre, Newsies