Newsies on Broadway to Close 24 August 2014 National Tour to Follow

 

 

“Newsies” on Broadway to Close 24 August 2014 –

North America Tour to Follow in October 2014

 

Newsies the musical, adapted from the 1992 film opened Mar 29, 2012 for a limited run and will have run for 1005th performances when it closes in August, Before it starts in North America tour reaching 25 cities over 43 weeks beginning in October. Newsies book is by Tony award winner Harvey Fierstein and its original score, also Tony winners Alan Menken and Jack Feldman and with amazing choreographer by Christopher Vattelli. Newsies grossed more than 100 Million for its almost two and half years run not to bad for a show that was only booked for a few months.

Now Playing at the Nederlander Theatre on Broadway

What the Reviews Said

Newsies‘ contrivances are served with a light, knowing touch, and made even more palatable by the easy infectiousness of Alan Menken and Jack Feldman’s songs and the youthful exuberance of the cast, under Jeff Calhoun’s sprightly direction.

USA Today Review By Elysa Gardner 3/29/2012 See More Reviews on Newsies

The Original Cast included – Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, Capathia Jenkins, John Dossett, Ben Fankhauser, Lewis Grosso, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Matthew Schechter.

 

Newsies at The Tony Awards 2012

 


 

The Current Cast

 

Corey Cott – Jack Kelly

John Dossett – Joseph Pulitzer

Liana Hunt – Katherine

Jeremy Greenbaum – Davey

LaVon Fisher-Wilson – Medda

Andy Richardson – Crutchie

Luca Padovan – Les

Zachary Unger – Les

Aaron J Albano – Finch, Ensembke

Mark Aldrich – Seitz, Ensemble

John E Brady – Wiesel, Stage Manager, Mr Jacobi, Mayor, Ensemble

Giuseppe Bausillio – Race

Caitlyn Caughell – Swing

Julian DeGuzman – Swing

Michael Fatica – Swing

JP Ferreri -Swing

John Michael Fiumara – Specs, Ensemble

David Guzman – Mush, Ensemble

Jacob Guzman – Sniper, Scab, Ensemble

Nico James – Darcy, Ensemble

Molly Jobe – Hannah, Ensemble

Adam Kaplan – Morris Delancey, Ensemble

Evan Kasprzak – Elmer, Ensemble

Jess LeProtto – Buttons, Scab, Ensemble

Stuart Marland – Snyder, Ensemble

Tommy Martinez – Romeo, Ensemble

Daniel Quadrino – Albert, Bill, Ensemble

Julie Reiber – Ensemble

Tom Alan Robbins – Roosevelt, Ensemble

Tony Awards and Nominations

 

2012 Best Musical [nominee] Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions (under the direction of Thomas Schumacher)
2012 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]- Book by Harvey Fierstein
2012 Best Original Score Written for the Theatre [winner] Lyrics by Jack Feldman; Music by Alan Menken
2012 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical [nominee] Jeremy Jordan
2012 Best Choreography [winner] Christopher Gattelli
2012 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] Jeff Calhoun
2012 Best Orchestrations [nominee] Danny Troob
2012 Best Scenic Design of a Musical [nominee] Projection Design by Sven Ortel; Scenic Design by Tobin Ost
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