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Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!

Newsies opened last night, March 29, at the Nederlander Theatre for a strictly limited performance run. BroadwayWorld was there on the red carpet as the stars arrived for the show and brings you complete photo coverage below!

The score includes songs from the film such as "Carrying the Banner," "Seize the Day," "King of New York" and "Santa Fe." It also features six new songs, three of which ("The Bottom Line," "That's Rich" and "Something to Believe In") have been added for the Broadway production.

The musical, featuring music by eight-time Academy Award® winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Sister Act), lyrics by Jack Feldman and a book by four-time Tony® Award winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage aux Folles, Torch Song Trilogy), played its first Broadway preview on March 15th prior to its March 29th opening night. Newsies, produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, is directed by Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun (Big River revival) and choreographed by Tony nominee Christopher Gattelli (South Pacific revival).

The Broadway company of Newsies will feature Jeremy Jordan (Bonnie & Clyde) as Jack Kelly, John Dossett (2003 revival of Gypsy) as Joseph Pulitzer, Kara Lindsay (Little House on the Prairie) as Katherine Plumber, Capathia Jenkins (Caroline, or Change) as Medda, Ben Fankhauser (Spring Awakening national tour) as Davey, Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Mary Poppins) as Crutchie, and Lewis Grosso (Mary Poppins), and Matthew Schechter (Elf) alternating the role of Les. Jordan, Dossett, Lindsay, Fankhauser and Keenan-Bolger will all reprise the roles they created in the Paper Mill Playhouse production last fall.

The ensemble of Newsies features Aaron J. Albano, Mark Aldrich, Tommy Bracco, John E. Brady, Ryan Breslin, Kevin Carolan, Madeline Trumble, Kyle Coffman, Mike Faist, Michael Fatica, Julie Foldesi, Garett Hawe, Thayne Jasperson, Evan Kasprzak, Jess Le Protto, Stuart Marland, Andy Richardson, Jack Scott, Ryan Steele, Brendon Stimson, Nick Sullivan, Ephraim Sykes, Laurie Veldheer, Alex Wong and Stuart Zagnit.

Photos by Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
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A Greeter

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Harvey Fierstein

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Jack Feldman

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Max Casella & Wife

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Max Casella

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Ashley Brown

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Alan Menken

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Kenny Ortega

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Orfeh

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Ashley Spencer

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Ashley Spencer

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Marilu Henner

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Nicholas Stimler & Melissa van Der Schyff

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Melissa van Der Schyff

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Casey Nicholaw

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Andy Cohen

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Claybourne Elder

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Michael Kosarin and Wife

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Christopher Gattelli

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Tommy Tune & Jeff Calhoun

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Tommy Tune

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Marilu Henner & sons Joseph & Nicholas

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.