The big news on Broadway is NEWSIES, the hit new musical audiences and critics alike are calling “SOMETHING WORTH SINGING ABOUT!” (The New York Times)
Inspired by the real-life “Newsboy Strike of 1899,” NEWSIES is Disney’s brand-new, New York musical about an unlikely band of underdogs who take on the biggest names in publishing in a remarkable fight for justice and fair pay. With its heart-stirring songs, electrifying choreography, and incredible breakout cast, NEWSIES has quickly become “THE TALK OF THE TOWN!” (Newsweek)
This “IRRESISTIBLE, HIGH-ENERGY WINNER,” (Entertainment Weekly) is the work of an accomplished and talented creative team. Featuring a score by Disney legend and eight-time Academy Award® winner Alan Menken (Beauty and The Beast) and Jack Feldman (The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride) and a book by four-time Tony Award® winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), this dynamic smash hit is choreographed by Tony Award® nominee Christopher Gattelli (South Pacific) and directed by Tony Award® nominee Jeff Calhoun (Big River).