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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

Greenbaum has appeared ...

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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 ...

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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...I wanted ...

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