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Tony Nominee Ron Raines to Bully the Boys of Newsies as Joseph Pulitzer

Tony Nominee Ron Raines to Bully the Boys of Newsies as Joseph Pulitzer

The rowdy boys of Newsies have someone new to rebel against. Tony nominee Ron Raines will assume the devious role of Joseph Pulitzer in Disney’s popular musical beginning October 9 at the Nederlander Theatre. Raines will step in for the show's original star John Dossett through December 16. Dossett is departing the production to appear in the Public Theater’s new ...

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Jeremy Jordan, Audra McDonald, Angela Lansbury & More Join Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore for Broadway Barks!

Jeremy Jordan, Audra McDonald, Angela Lansbury & More Join Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore for Broadway Barks!

Broadway Barks!, the annual star-studded dog and cat adoption event hosted by Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore, will take place July 14 in Shubert Alley. Sponsored by the ASPCA, proceeds from Broadway Barks! benefit New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. The 14th annual Broadway Barks! begins at 3:30 PM with the celebrity presentations beginning at 5 ...

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Tony-Nominated Musical Newsies Now Playing an Open-Ended Run on Broadway

Tony-Nominated Musical Newsies Now Playing an Open-Ended Run on Broadway

Disney’s eight-time Tony-nominated musical Newsies will now play an open-ended Broadway run with its original Broadway company. Directed by Jeff Calhoun, the musical was initially scheduled to close on August 19. Starring Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan, Newsies opened at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre on March 29.

Newsies features the movie's original music as well as additional songs by the Tony-nominated ...

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Going for 2012 Tony Gold! Handicapping the Race for Best Featured Actor in a Musical

Going for 2012 Tony Gold! Handicapping the Race for Best Featured Actor in a Musical

It’s almost Tony time, and let's face it: We’re obsessed! In anticipation of the 2012 Tony nominations, which will be announced on May 1, the Broadway.com editorial staff clocked 12 of the top races. Take a look at our forecast, including frontrunners, hopefuls and a “shout out” to one performer or show we hope the Tony nominators won’t forget ...

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Stop the Presses! Join Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay & More at the Newsies Opening Night Bash

Stop the Presses! Join Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay & More at the Newsies Opening Night Bash

The newsboys have gone from selling “papes” to making headlines and they celebrated in a big way at the March 29 Broadway opening of Disney’s Newsies. The electrifying opening night kicked off at at the Nederlander Theatre, and then continued until the wee hours at Famous Dave's BBQ, where the stars Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, Andrew Keenan-Bolger and more basked ...

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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 the ...

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 Keenan-Bolger ...

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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 portrait includes ...

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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 Broadway bow ...

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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 and choreographed ...

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