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Photo Coverage Exclusive: Original NEWSIES Star Bill Pullman Visits Nederlander Theatre!

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Just last night, star of the original movie version of Newsies, Bill Pullman, attended a performance of the Tony Award winning new American musical, and visited with the cast backstage afterwards. Additionally, 'Dance Moms' Abby Lee Miller stopped by for a quick photo with the cast. BroadwayWorld was there to capture the festivities backstage and you can check out exclusive photo coverage below!

Newsies features a Tony Award-winning score with music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken and lyrics by Jack Feldman, with a book by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, Newsies is directed by Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, who won a 2012 Tony Award for his work.

Set in New York City at the turn of the century, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged 'newsies,' who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. But when publishing titans Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise distribution prices at the newsboys' expense, Jack finds a cause to fight for and rallies Newsies from across the city to strike for what's right.

Newsies is inspired by the real-life 'Newsboy Strike of 1899,' when newsboy Kid Blink led a band of orphan and runaway Newsies on a two-week-long action against Pulitzer, Hearst and other powerful newspaper publishers.

The Nederlander Theatre box office hours are Monday through Saturday 10am - 8pm and Sunday 11:30am - 6pm. Newsies is performed on the following schedule: Monday - Wednesday at 7:30pm; Friday - Saturday at 8pm; Wednesday & Saturday at 2pm; and Sunday at 3pm. Visit NewsiesTheMusical.com for details.

Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski

Photo Coverage Exclusive: Original NEWSIES Star Bill Pullman Visits Nederlander Theatre!

Photo Coverage Exclusive: Original NEWSIES Star Bill Pullman Visits Nederlander Theatre!
Abby Lee Miller, John Michael Fiumara

Photo Coverage Exclusive: Original NEWSIES Star Bill Pullman Visits Nederlander Theatre!
Corey Cott, Bill Pullman, Kara Lindsay

Photo Coverage Exclusive: Original NEWSIES Star Bill Pullman Visits Nederlander Theatre!
Bill Pullman and the cast of Newsies

Photo Coverage Exclusive: Original NEWSIES Star Bill Pullman Visits Nederlander Theatre!

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Jennifer Broski Jennifer was given her first camera at the age of eight, and has had one in her hand ever since. For the duration of her college career, she was an event photographer--capturing guest speakers, musicians, and performances. She is now a concert and event photographer, taking in all that New York City has to offer for entertainment.


 
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