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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 ...

Rosie’s Our Broadway Baby, Hunter Parrish Confesses His Drug of Choice and More Lessons of the Week

Rosie’s Our Broadway Baby, Hunter Parrish Confesses His Drug of Choice and More Lessons of the Week

It’s that time again! Time to say farewell to another exciting week on Broadway. In the last seven days, we cried tears of joy with the Newsies gang, dreamed of The Hunger Games on the Great White Way, and even experienced a Broadway miracle! Read below to revisit our highlights from the past week.


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Newsies Newcomer Kara Lindsay on the Musical's Fans, Bill Pullman and Finding Love on the Prairie

Newsies Newcomer Kara Lindsay on the Musical's Fans, Bill Pullman and Finding Love on the Prairie

Age & Hometown: 27; Rochester, New York

Current Role: Getting the scoop—and scooping up hearts—in her Broadway debut as female reporter Katherine Plumber in Disney’s Newsies.

The Newsies Fans: A self-proclaimed Newsies lover, Lindsay acknowledges the power of the 1992 film’s fervent fans, who are packing the Nederlander Theatre. “As soon as the orchestra starts, they start cheering,” the ...

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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 through ...

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Photo Exclusive! Seize Your Chance to See Jeremy Jordan and the Newsies Cast in Rehearsal

Photo Exclusive! Seize Your Chance to See Jeremy Jordan and the Newsies Cast in Rehearsal
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Hail the future Kings of New York! Beginning March 15, Broadway will be invaded by rabble-rousing, singing, dancing newsboys. From Bottle Alley to the harbor, New Yorkers can’t stop talking about Disney’s Newsies, the new musical based on the 1992 film, starring Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, Ben Fankhauser and Andrew Keenan-Bolger. Though they debuted the show last year at the ...

Jeremy Jordan and the Newsies Company Spread the Word on Their Hot New Show

Jeremy Jordan and the Newsies Company Spread the Word on Their Hot New Show

A new stage adaptation of the popular Disney musical Newsies will arrive on Broadway on March 15. The show features a cast of energetic up-and-coming Broadway actors including Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Ben Fankhauser as the revolutionaries behind the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899. Behind this talented cast are heavy hitters Alan Menken (music), Harvey Fierstein (book ...

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They’re the Kings of New York! Jeremy Jordan and the Cast of Newsies Meet the Press

They’re the Kings of New York! Jeremy Jordan and the Cast of Newsies Meet the Press
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After an acclaimed world premiere at New Jersey’s Paper Mill Playhouse, the Disney musical Newsies arrives on Broadway on March 15. The new musical, based on the 1992 film chronicling the Newsboy Strike of 1899, will occupy the Nederlander Theatre and star Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, Ben Fankhauser and Andrew Keenan-Bolger. These talented young stars joined their fellow newsboys and ...

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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Seize the Day! Tickets Now Available for Disney's Newsies, Starring Jeremy Jordan

Seize the Day! Tickets Now Available for Disney's Newsies, Starring Jeremy Jordan

Tickets are now on sale for the new Disney musical Newsies, starring Jeremy Jordan as rebel newsboy Jack Kelly. Previews begin March 15 at the Nederlander Theatre, with an official opening night set for March 29. The musical will play a limited engagement until June 10.

Based on the 1992 film of the same name, Newsies features the film's original ...

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John Dossett, Kara Lindsay, Andrew Keenan-Bolger & More Set for Broadway’s Newsies

John Dossett, Kara Lindsay, Andrew Keenan-Bolger & More Set for Broadway’s Newsies

Casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway production of Newsies. As previously announced, the show will star Jeremy Jordan as rebellious newsboy Jack Kelly in the Broadway mounting of this new Disney musical. Directed by Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, Newsies will play a limited engagement beginning March 15 at the Nederlander Theatre. Opening night is set ...

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Jeremy Jordan Will Star in Broadway’s Newsies

 Jeremy Jordan Will Star in Broadway’s Newsies

Jeremy Jordan, star of the short-lived musical Bonnie & Clyde, will return to Broadway this spring as Jack Kelly in Disney’s stage adaptation of Newsies. Jordan created the role of the rebellious newsboy leader in the Paper Mill Playhouse's world premiere of the musical last fall. Directed by Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, the musical will play a ...

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Broadway-Bound Newsies to Perform in Macy's Thankgiving Day Parade

Broadway-Bound Newsies to Perform in Macy's Thankgiving Day Parade

The Broadway-bound musical Newsies has been added to the lineup of performers in the 2011 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The production will perform the show-stopping tap number “King of New York” live in Herald Square during the first hour of the television broadcast on November 24, which begins at 9AM ET on NBC.

Although casting has not been announced for ...

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Extra! Extra! Newsies Heading to Broadway for Limited Engagement

Extra! Extra! Newsies Heading to Broadway for Limited Engagement

As previously speculated, Disney's stage adaptation of Newsies is heading to Broadway. Directed by Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, the musical will play a limited run at the Nederlander Theatre beginning March 15, 2012. Opening night is set for March 29 with the final performance performance scheduled for June 10. No casting has been announced at this time ...

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Will Newsies Play Broadway's Nederlander Theatre This Spring?

Will Newsies Play Broadway's Nederlander Theatre This Spring?

Newsies, the stage adaptation of the 1992 Disney film currently running at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse, may head to Broadway's Nederlander Theatre in April 2012, according to the New York Post. Directed by Jeff Calhoun, Newsies opened at the Paper Mill on September 25 and will play a limited engagement there through October 16.

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Hot Off the Presses! Jeremy Jordan & Co-Stars Celebrate Newsies’ Opening Night

Hot Off the Presses! Jeremy Jordan & Co-Stars Celebrate Newsies’ Opening Night
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The cast of Newsies may “Seize the Day” eight times a week, but on September 25 they seized their opening night at Paper Mill Playhouse. This stage adaptation of the beloved 1992 Disney movie musical took flight at the Millburn, New Jersey theater, led by Jeremy Jordan as Jack Kelly, a rebellious young newsboy who guides a turn-of-the-century strike against ...

Extra! Extra! Watch Video Footage of Jeremy Jordan and the Cast of Newsies

Extra! Extra! Watch Video Footage of Jeremy Jordan and the Cast of Newsies

The 1992 Disney movie musical Newsies had been transformed into a stage production, which is getting its world premiere at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse. Jeremy Jordan leads the pack of rambunctious newsboys as they go on strike against the powerful newspaper companies of the early 20th century. The production is full of tunes from the original film such as ...

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Take a First Look at Jeremy Jordan and the Boys of Newsies

Take a First Look at Jeremy Jordan and the Boys of Newsies
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The cast of Newsies is seizing the day at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse, where the musical adaptation of the 1992 Disney film is currently having its world premiere. While the show doesn't officially open until September 25, Broadway.com has your first look at production shots from this family-friendly musical, which features future Bonnie & Clyde star Jeremy Jordan ...

Extra! Extra! Meet the Cast and Creators of Disney's Newsies, Headed to Paper Mill Playhouse

Extra! Extra! Meet the Cast and Creators of Disney's Newsies, Headed to Paper Mill Playhouse
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Newsies, Disney’s latest foray into family-friendly stage musicals, is prepping for its premiere at the Paper Mill Playhouse with Jeremy Jordan (Broadway-bound in Bonnie & Clyde) and Tony nominee John Dossett as leads. On August 9, the cast and creative team marked the first day of rehearsal with a meet-and-greet at New 42nd Street Studios. Broadway.com stopped by to ...

Before Broadway's Bonnie & Clyde, Jeremy Jordan Will Star in Newsies at Paper Mill Playhouse

Before Broadway's Bonnie & Clyde, Jeremy Jordan Will Star in Newsies at Paper Mill Playhouse

Jeremy Jordan is going to have a busy fall season. Before the actor begins performances as infamous bank robber Clyde Barrow in Broadway's Bonnie & Clyde, he will lead the cast of the stage adaptation of Disney's Newsies at Paper Mill Playhouse. Jordan will play young newsboy Jack Kelly opposite Tony nominee John Dossett as Joseph Pulitzer. Kara Lindsay will ...

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Strike! Newsies Musical to Make Debut at Paper Mill Playhouse

Strike! Newsies Musical to Make Debut at Paper Mill Playhouse

Newsies, a musical adaptation of the popular 1992 film, will premiere at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse this fall. The production, which will be directed by Jeff Calhoun, will begin performances September 15 with an opening night set for September 25. The show features the film's original music with original composer Alan Menken and lyricist Jack Feldman contributing new songs ...

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Melissa Gilbert to Star in Little House on the Prairie National Tour

Melissa Gilbert to Star in Little House on the Prairie National Tour

Melissa Gilbert is set to star in the national tour of Little House on the Prairie, the new musical based on the books of Laura Ingalls Wilder, following a five-week engagement at the Paper Mill Playhouse beginning on September 10. Gilbert, who rose to fame playing Laura on the popular NBC series of the same name, will be featured in ...

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Melissa Gilbert to Headline Little House on the Prairie Musical at Guthrie

Melissa Gilbert to Headline Little House on the Prairie Musical at Guthrie

Melissa Gilbert, best known for her childhood turn as Laura Ingalls Wilder in the beloved TV series Little House on the Prairie, will be returning to the great plains this summer in a musical version of the classic. The new stage adaptation will make its premiere at Minneapolis' Guthrie Theatre, beginning previews July 26, opening August 15 and running through ...

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Lone Star Love, Starring Randy Quaid, Cancels Broadway Run

Lone Star Love, Starring Randy Quaid, Cancels Broadway Run

 

Lone Star Love, which is currently playing an engagement at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre, has canceled its Broadway run. The musical, starring Randy Quaid, had been announced to open at the Belasco Theatre on December 3. Lone Star Love will continue performances at The 5th Avenue Theatre through September 30 as scheduled, for a total of 11 previews and ...

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