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Front Page Glory! Jeremy Jordan and More Make Headlines at the Opening of Newsies

Front Page Glory! Jeremy Jordan and More Make Headlines at the Opening of Newsies
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Disney’s popular 1992 film Newsies has finally arrived as a big, old-fashioned Broadway musical! Directed by Jeff Calhoun and featuring eye-popping choreography by Christopher Gattelli, the musical officially bowed on March 29 at the Nederlander Theatre. Newsies features a talented, young cast led by Jeremy Jordan and big names from Broadway and television turned out to see what all ...

Go Behind the Scenes as Jeremy Jordan & Co. Record the Newsies Cast Album

Go Behind the Scenes as Jeremy Jordan & Co. Record the Newsies Cast Album

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The cast of Disney’s Newsies, the stage adaptation of the 1992 Disney film, seized the day on March 3 to lay down the vocals for the original cast recording from Ghostlight Records. Newsies stars Jeremy Jordan (Jack Kelly), John Dossett (Joseph Pulitzer), Kara Lindsay (Katherine Plumber), Capathia Jenkins (Medda), Ben Fankhauser (Davey), Andrew ...

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Squigs Makes Headlines with a Portrait of Jeremy Jordan and the Cast of Newsies

Squigs Makes Headlines with a Portrait of Jeremy Jordan and the Cast of Newsies

Stop the presses: Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson is on the scene with a first-hand look at the talented young cast of Disney’s Newsies. Broadway.com’s resident artist headed to the Nederlander Theatre to share the excitement of this new family-friendly musical, centering on the real-life story of a newsboy strike at the turn of the 20th century. His lively ...

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Seize the Day! Newsies, Starring Jeremy Jordan, Opens on Broadway

Seize the Day! Newsies, Starring Jeremy Jordan, Opens on Broadway

Disney’s Newsies, based on the 1992 film of the same name, opens on Broadway March 29. The production, directed by Jeff Calhoun and starring Jeremy Jordan and Kara Lindsay, plays the Nederlander Theatre through August 19.

Stars of the cult film including Max Cassella and the original director Kenny Ortega are expected to turn out for the musical’s ...

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Front Page Story! Get a First Look at Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay & More in Broadway’s Newsies

Front Page Story! Get a First Look at Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay & More in Broadway’s Newsies
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Disney’s cult 1992 film Newsies, a fictional account of the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, has finally made it to Broadway! Starring a talented young cast led by Jeremy Jordan and featuring Kara Lindsay, Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Ben Fankhauser, Newsies will definitely make headlines this spring. We’ve got an early look at the musical, directed by Jeff Calhoun ...

Before Opening, Disney's Newsies Extends Broadway Run

Before Opening, Disney's Newsies Extends Broadway Run

After its first week of previews, Disney’s new musical Newsies has extended its run at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre. The musical was scheduled to play a limited engagement until June 10, but will now run through August 19. Starring Jeremy Jordan as rebellious newsboy Jack Kelly and directed by Jeff Calhoun, Newsies will officially open March 29. 

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Extra! Extra! Newsies, Starring Jeremy Jordan, Begins Performances at the Nederlander Theatre

Extra! Extra! Newsies, Starring Jeremy Jordan, Begins Performances at the Nederlander Theatre

Twenty years after hitting movie theaters, Newsies arrives on Broadway with Disney's new stage adaptation of the cult classic. Starring Jeremy Jordan as Jack Kelly, the new musical begins performances March 15 at the Nederlander Theatre, and will officially open March 29. Directed by Jeff Calhoun and featuring choreography by Christopher Gattelli, the limited engagement is set to run ...

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Broadway’s Newsies Will Record Cast Album Featuring Jeremy Jordan & Co.

Broadway’s Newsies Will Record Cast Album Featuring Jeremy Jordan & Co.

The Broadway-bound musical Newsies, a stage adaptation of the 1992 Disney film, will get an original cast recording from Ghostlight Records. The cast will record the album March 3 through 5 in anticipation of a yet to be determined release date this spring. Newsies begins performances at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre on March 15, with an opening night set for ...

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Audra McDonald, Patti LuPone, Aaron Tveit & More Lead Broadway.com's Dream Cast for The Help: The Musical

Audra McDonald, Patti LuPone, Aaron Tveit & More Lead Broadway.com's Dream Cast for The Help: The Musical

With Oscar season in full swing, Broadway.com readers recently chose The Help as the Best Picture nominee they'd most like to see transformed for the stage. Obviously, if Kathryn Stockett's best-selling novel became a play, two-time Tony winner (and 2012 Oscar nominee) Viola Davis would be everyone's choice to reprise her performance as stalwart maid Aibileen ...

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Capathia Jenkins Joins Broadway Cast of Newsies

Capathia Jenkins Joins Broadway Cast of Newsies

Broadway vet Capathia Jenkins is set to play Medda in the forthcoming Broadway production of Newsies. Directed by Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, Newsies begins previews on March 15 at the Nederlander Theatre. With an official opening night on March 29, the musical will play a limited engagement until June 10.

Jenkins joins previously announced cast members Jeremy ...

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