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Goodbye, Santa Fe! Corey Cott Looks Back on His Broadway Journey in Newsies

Goodbye, Santa Fe! Corey Cott Looks Back on His Broadway Journey in Newsies

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are asked to sit through an "exit interview" with HR about their time at the company. Although that concept doesn't exist for Broadway performers, we think it's fun to check in with stars as they finish up a successful run. Corey Cott and the cast of Newsies will pirouette off into the ...

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King of New York: Backstage at Newsies with Corey Cott, Bonus Episode: Bye, Fansies!

King of New York: Backstage at Newsies with Corey Cott, Bonus Episode: Bye, Fansies!

Newsies star Corey Cott and the cast reflect on their awesome run at the Nederlander Theatre and give big love to all the Fansies! 

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A Mighty Fine Life! Eight Original Newsies Cast Members Remember Their Extraordinary Broadway Journey

A Mighty Fine Life! Eight Original Newsies Cast Members Remember Their Extraordinary Broadway Journey

After more than 1,000 pirouetting, pape-hawking performances on Broadway, Disney's Newsies will close August 24—and there are eight newsboys who have been carrying the banner from the very beginning. Below, original Broadway cast members Ben Fankhauser, Andy Richardson, Aaron Albano, Tommy Bracco, Michael Fatica, Evan Kasprzak, Jack Scott and Brendon Stimson look back on their extraordinary journey in Broadway's  ...

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Seize the Day! Choreographer Christopher Gattelli & the Cast of Newsies Lead a Broadway-Style Workout

Seize the Day! Choreographer Christopher Gattelli & the Cast of Newsies Lead a Broadway-Style Workout

Ready for your new favorite workout? Disney has launched “Get Up and Go,” a new initiative to promote a healthier lifestyle in kids through dance. It may be geared toward children, but we’re not going to pass up an opportunity to learn those impressive Newsies moves from Tony-winning choreographer Christopher Gattelli. He and the cast of the hit Broadway ...

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Newsies Director Jeff Calhoun Looks Back on the 'One-Off' Regional Production That Became a Broadway Hit

Newsies Director Jeff Calhoun Looks Back on the 'One-Off' Regional Production That Became a Broadway Hit

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Disney's Newsies will close on August 24 after more than 1,000 performances on Broadway. But while "fansies" are distraught by this news, director Jeff Calhoun isn't mourning loss of the hit musical—he's celebrating. The adaptation of the 1992 movie was initially intended to play a limited engagement at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse, but after being ...

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Medda's Back in the Building! Capathia Jenkins Returns to Broadway's Newsies

Medda's Back in the Building! Capathia Jenkins Returns to Broadway's Newsies

The Bowery queen is back! Original Newsies star Capathia Jenkins returns to the role of Medda Larkin beginning July 15 at the Nederlander Theatre. Jenkins steps in for LaVon Fisher-Wilson, who played her final performance in the Alan Menken, Jack Feldman and Harvey Fierstein tuner on July 13. Jenkins will appear in the show through its final performance on August ...

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That’s Rich! Original Newsies Star Capathia Jenkins Will Return Prior to Show’s Final Broadway Bow

That’s Rich! Original Newsies Star Capathia Jenkins Will Return Prior to Show’s Final Broadway Bow

She's healthy, she's wealthy, she's wise! Original Newsies star Capathia Jenkins tweeted that she will return to the musical as vaudeville showgirl Medda Larkin and a source close to the production has confirmed that she will begin performances on July 15. Jenkins originally left the Disney tuner on September 9, 2012. The role is currently played by LaVon Fisher-Wilson. The ...

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The Kings of New York and Utah: Watch BYU Vocal Point’s Amazing A Cappella One-Shot Newsies Tribute

The Kings of New York and Utah: Watch BYU Vocal Point’s Amazing A Cappella One-Shot Newsies Tribute

Take note: THIS is how you seize the day. The guys of Brigham Young University’s a cappella group Vocal Point donned their vests and suspenders to perform an insane medley featuring our favorite Alan Menken tunes from the Disney musical Newsies. As if that weren’t enough, they pulled off the four-minute performance in just one take, backed by 85 dancing ...

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Extra, Extra! Jeremy Greenbaum Makes Broadway Debut as Newsies’ Davey

Extra, Extra! Jeremy Greenbaum Makes Broadway Debut as Newsies’ Davey

It’s time for a Broadway newcomer to stare down the odds and seize the day! Jeremy Greenbaum will make his Main Stem debut when he steps into the role of Davey in the Tony-winning musical Newsies beginning April 1. Greenbaum will play the role temporarily through May 18, stepping in for original cast member Ben Fankhauser.

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Newsies Turns Two! See Corey Cott & the Cast Celebrate the Hit Musical’s Broadway Anniversary

Newsies Turns Two! See Corey Cott & the Cast Celebrate the Hit Musical’s Broadway Anniversary

Can you believe it’s been two whole years since the cast of Newsies first carried the banner to the Great White Way? Headliner Corey Cott and his gang of newsboys had cause to cheer on March 26, when the hit musical officially celebrated its second anniversary on Broadway. Check out this Hot Shot of the cast (with cake!) then see ...

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Liana Hunt Set to Seize the Day as Katherine Plumber in Broadway's Newsies

Liana Hunt Set to Seize the Day as Katherine Plumber in Broadway's Newsies

Liana Hunt will seize the day! The actress is set to replace Kara Lindsay in the Newsies as leading lady Katherine Plumber starting February 3. As previously reported, Lindsay, who originated the role, will play her last performance on February 2.

Hunt is currently an ensemble member in Newsies. Her stage credits include Sophie in Mamma Mia! on Broadway as ...

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Read All About It! Original Newsies Cast Member Kara Lindsay to Depart Broadway Production

Read All About It! Original Newsies Cast Member Kara Lindsay to Depart Broadway Production

Stop the presses! Original Newsies cast member Kara Lindsay has revealed via Twitter that she is to exit the Tony-winning musical and will play her final performance February 2. A spokesperson confirmed her departure. The actress who will take over the role of Katherine Plumber will be announced shortly.

Lindsay wrote, “To all the wonderfully amazing Newsies Fansies ...

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Neil Patrick Harris & Newsies Cast to Perform New Holiday Song at Disney Parks Christmas Parade

Neil Patrick Harris & Newsies Cast to Perform New Holiday Song at Disney Parks Christmas Parade

After you’ve emptied your stocking on Christmas morning, tune in to hear Neil Patrick Harris and the cast of Newsies introduce an original holiday song on the Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade. Harris and the guys will kick off the parade by performing “Are You Ready for Christmas?” by Cry-Baby collaborators David Javerbaum and Adam Schlesinger, in a production ...

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Corey Cott & the Boys of Broadway's Newsies Chill Out at Disney's Frozen Movie Screening

Corey Cott & the Boys of Broadway's Newsies Chill Out at Disney's Frozen Movie Screening
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On November 14, Broadway headed to the movies! Corey Cott, Ben Fankhauser, Andy Richardson and more from the cast of Broadway's Newsies headed to the Regal Stadium Theatre in Union Square to see a preview screening of Disney's new animated feature film Frozen. Featuring the unmistakable voice talents of some Broadway's best, including Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad and ...

Newsies Will Carry the Banner Across the U.S. in 2014 National Tour

Newsies Will Carry the Banner Across the U.S. in 2014 National Tour

Look at them, they’re the kings of New York! And Atlanta, Baltimore and Boston! The hit Disney musical Newsies will launch a national tour in October 2014, beginning in Schenectady before officially opening in Philadelphia. The Tony and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winning show will then hit 25 cities, including Houston, Orlando and San Antonio.

Based on the 1992 ...

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Corey Cott on Diehard Rent Fandom, His Shakespearian Dream Roles & Naming a Newsies Twerk Captain

Corey Cott on Diehard Rent Fandom, His Shakespearian Dream Roles & Naming a Newsies Twerk Captain

Newsies hunk Corey Cott takes a seat on the Broadway.com couch to share his favorite Schmackary’s cookie flavor, his napping habits and his desire to get “thrown around” by Meryl Streep onscreen. Plus, he sings!

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Cover Me! Newsies’ Michael Fatica Shares 10 Secrets of Broadway’s Swings

Cover Me! Newsies’ Michael Fatica Shares 10 Secrets of Broadway’s Swings

When you see the word “Swing” after a Broadway cast member’s name, have you ever wondered exactly what the job involves? Broadway.com asked Michael Fatica, an original cast member (and now Dance Captain) at the hit musical Newsies, to tell us everything a fan needs to know about these do-it-all cast members. Below, the tireless young pro shares 10 ...

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Watch Newsies Stars Offer Up the Scoop on Their Fan Appreciation Week!

Watch Newsies Stars Offer Up the Scoop on Their Fan Appreciation Week!

Disney’s high-kicking family musical Newsies is commemorating the second anniversary of their first performance with a week-long celebration of the "fansies" who have kept them going. On September 15, 2011, Newsies debuted at the Paper Mill Playhouse, then, thanks to enthusiastic audiences, the show found its way to Broadway for a limited run—which was soon extended to an open-ended run ...

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Exclusive Photos! Go Inside the Going Away Party for Newsies’ Nicholas Lampiasi

Exclusive Photos! Go Inside the Going Away Party for Newsies’ Nicholas Lampiasi
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Newsies said goodbye to one of its youngest cast members on September 8, and departing actor Nicholas Lampiasi invited co-stars and kid actors from other shows to a festive party at the Times Square restaurant Bucca di Beppo. (Lampiasi will be succeeded in the role of Les by Luca Padovan, who will alternate the role with Josh Colley.) Director Jeff ...

He's the King of New York! Newsies' Corey Cott Is Taking Your Questions

He's the King of New York! Newsies' Corey Cott Is Taking Your Questions

Corey Cott, who leads the Broadway production of Newsies as rabble-rouser Jack Kelly, is the latest star to book a date to take questions on Broadway.com’s Ask a Star couch. Cott, who made his debut in the Disney musical just about a year ago, will chat with fans about the blockbuster musical, his former Broadway.com video blog, his ...

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Weekend Poll Top Three: Newsies Seizes the Day as Your Favorite Musical About Working

Weekend Poll Top Three: Newsies Seizes the Day as Your Favorite Musical About Working

This weekend, Americans celebrated Labor Day, a national holiday where we honor the contribution of the worker. To mark the occasion, we asked you to pick your favorite musical that takes place at work (offices, factories or flower shops). The results are in; see which shows came out on top.

1. Newsies - 23%
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Newsies’ Corey Cott Remembers Smash Mouth ‘Poetry,’ Getting ‘Pantsed’ & Yearbook Predictions

Newsies’ Corey Cott Remembers Smash Mouth ‘Poetry,’ Getting ‘Pantsed’ & Yearbook Predictions

As kids all over America head back to school, Broadway.com decided to ask our favorite Broadway stars to look back at their own years in the classroom—and share a school picture! Corey Cott may be Newsies matinee hunk now, but the Broadway star wasn’t always so suave. Below, Cott looks back on the Smash Mouth tune that underscored his ...

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Watch Corey Cott, Kara Lindsay & Jess LeProtto Chat About a Future Newsies Film Remake & More

Watch Corey Cott, Kara Lindsay & Jess LeProtto Chat About a Future Newsies Film Remake & More

Is a Newsies film remake in the future?! The stars of Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning musical, Corey Cott, Kara Lindsay and Jess LeProtto, sat down with Entertainment Tonight to chat about the popular Disney musical. They chatted about everything from how the cast keeps the show fresh to what life is like backstage. Click below to get your Newsies ...

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King of the Dog Park! Newsies Star Corey Cott Unleashes His New Puppy, Theo

King of the Dog Park! Newsies Star Corey Cott Unleashes His New Puppy, Theo

Broadway stars greet dozens of admirers daily at the stage door, but sometimes their biggest fans are waiting at home: their dogs! In honor of the annual Broadway Barks dog and cat adoption event (on July 13 in Shubert Alley), we reached out to some of our favorite pet-owning performers and asked them to spill about their loyal four-legged friends ...

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Watch as Newsies Actors Seize the Day and Celebrate Their High School Graduation

Watch as Newsies Actors Seize the Day and Celebrate Their High School Graduation

Newsies’ young stars Andy Richardson, Hogan Fulton, and twins Jacob & David Guzman celebrated their recent high school graduations with an onstage ceremony at the Nederlander Theatre. Hear from the guys about graduation and future plans.

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