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Photo Flash: EXTRA! EXTRA! First Look at NEWSIES on Broadway!

Newsies, the new American musical currently in previews at the Nederlander Theatre for a strictly limited performance run following its critically-hailed stint at Paper Mill Playhouse last fall. BroadwayWorld has just gotten our digital ink-stained hands on the first production shouts from Broadway. Check 'em out 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 KellyJohn 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. AlbanoMark AldrichTommy BraccoJohn E. BradyRyan BreslinKevin CarolanCaitlyn CaughellKyle CoffmanMike FaistMichael FaticaJulie FoldesiGarett HaweThayne JaspersonEvan KasprzakJess Le ProttoStuart MarlandAndy RichardsonJack ScottRyan SteeleBrendon StimsonNick SullivanEphraim SykesLaurie VeldheerAlex Wong and Stuart Zagnit.

Photos by Deen van Meer

Photo Flash: EXTRA! EXTRA! First Look at NEWSIES on Broadway!

Photo Flash: EXTRA! EXTRA! First Look at NEWSIES on Broadway!
The World Will Know - Jeremy Jordan (center) and the cast of NEWSIES

Photo Flash: EXTRA! EXTRA! First Look at NEWSIES on Broadway!
The World Will Know - Jeremy Jordan (center) and the cast of NEWSIES

Photo Flash: EXTRA! EXTRA! First Look at NEWSIES on Broadway!
The Rally Jeremy Jordan (center) and the cast of NEWSIES

Photo Flash: EXTRA! EXTRA! First Look at NEWSIES on Broadway!
The ensemble of NEWSIES

Photo Flash: EXTRA! EXTRA! First Look at NEWSIES on Broadway!
The company of NEWSIES

Photo Flash: EXTRA! EXTRA! First Look at NEWSIES on Broadway!
Kara Lindsay and the cast

Photo Flash: EXTRA! EXTRA! First Look at NEWSIES on Broadway!
Kara Lindsay and Jeremy Jordan

Photo Flash: EXTRA! EXTRA! First Look at NEWSIES on Broadway!
Jeremy Jordan

Photo Flash: EXTRA! EXTRA! First Look at NEWSIES on Broadway!
Jeremy Jordan (center)

Photo Flash: EXTRA! EXTRA! First Look at NEWSIES on Broadway!
Aaron J. Albano (L) and Jess LeProtto (R)

Photo Flash: EXTRA! EXTRA! First Look at NEWSIES on Broadway!

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