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Seize the Day! Disney's NEWSIES Breaks Records, Will Encore in Cinemas Next MonthSeize the Day! Disney's NEWSIES Breaks Records, Will Encore in Cinemas Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

'Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical!' three-day cinema event broke ticketing records to become the highest-grossing Broadway event to date from Fathom Events. An estimated 210,250 people saw the event on big screens across the U.S. on February 16, 18 and 22, amounting to $3.47 million in ticket sales. It also now ranks as the No. 2 top-performing title for Fathom Events to-date. (more...)

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL at Arsht Center - It's a Love Fest for Carole KingBWW Review: BEAUTIFUL at Arsht Center - It's a Love Fest for Carole King
by Roger Martin - Feb 17, 2017

the homage to singer songwriter Carole King, and there were whistles, woo hoos and woots (more...)

Once And For All, NEWSIES is Back! Recap Before You Hit the Movie Theatre!Once And For All, NEWSIES is Back! Recap Before You Hit the Movie Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Audiences have a final chance to 'Seize the Day!' - tickets are now available for 'Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical!,' playing in U.S. movie theaters for three days only on Thursday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m., Saturday February 18 at 12:55 p.m. and Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m. (all local times). Captured live at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre earlier this year, the event features Jeremy Jordan, reprising the role he created as 'Jack Kelly.' Joining Jordan are original Broadway cast members Kara Lindsay as 'Katherine,' Ben Fankhauser as 'Davey' and Andrew Keenan-Bolger as 'Crutchie,' and NEWSIES North American Tour stars Steve Blanchard as 'Joseph Pulitzer,' Aisha de Haas as 'Medda Larkin,' and Ethan Steiner as 'Les.' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: NEWSIES Hits the Big Screen- In Theatres Today!STAGE TUBE: NEWSIES Hits the Big Screen- In Theatres Today!
by Stage Tube - Feb 16, 2017

Audiences have a final chance to 'Seize the Day!' - 'Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical!,' plays in U.S. movie theaters for three days only today, February 16 at 7:00 p.m., Saturday February 18 at 12:55 p.m. and Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m. (all local times). Captured live at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre earlier this year, the event features Jeremy Jordan, reprising the role he created as 'Jack Kelly.' Joining Jordan are original Broadway cast members Kara Lindsay as 'Katherine,' Ben Fankhauser as 'Davey' and Andrew Keenan-Bolger as 'Crutchie,' and NEWSIES North American Tour stars Steve Blanchard as 'Joseph Pulitzer,' Aisha de Haas as 'Medda Larkin,' and Ethan Steiner as 'Les.' (more...)

BWW TV: Back to the Banner- Jeremy Jordan Can't Wait to Revisit the NEWSIES Role That Started It AllBWW TV: Back to the Banner- Jeremy Jordan Can't Wait to Revisit the NEWSIES Role That Started It All
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 15, 2017

Below, watch as Jordan takes a break from filming to explain why he couldn't turn down the chance to revisit the role that launched his career. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 15th, 2017 - Tracy Letts' MAN FROM NEBRASKA and More!BWW Morning Brief February 15th, 2017 - Tracy Letts' MAN FROM NEBRASKA and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 15, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: MAN FROM NEBRASKA by Tracy Letts opens Off-Broadway! (more...)

Red Carpet Roundup: Broadway's NEWSIES Makes Its Big Screen DebutRed Carpet Roundup: Broadway's NEWSIES Makes Its Big Screen Debut
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

NEWSIES the Broadway musical is making its big screen debut tonight. BroadwayWorld was on the red carpet as the audience geared up to seize the day. See all the pre-show chat with Richard Ridge and the luminous guests of the Newsies red carpet below! (more...)

Podcast: First Episode of Disney's Original Podcast Series Highlight's NEWSIESPodcast: First Episode of Disney's Original Podcast Series Highlight's NEWSIES
by Disney on Broadway - Feb 13, 2017

Disney Theatrical Productions has released the first episode of 'The Official Disney on Broadway Podcast,' a six-episode pilot series which includes interviews and behind-the-scenes stories of Disney's most beloved titles and their journey to Broadway and beyond. Through in-depth conversations with cast and creators, the podcast will reveal untold stories of the creation of these world class productions. (more...)

VIDEO: Jeremy Jordan Talks Return to NEWSIES on Today 'Live'VIDEO: Jeremy Jordan Talks Return to NEWSIES on Today 'Live'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Broadway's Jeremy Jordan stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY to discuss NEWSIES: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL, hitting movie theaters this week. (more...)

DVR Alert - NEWSIES' Jeremy Jordan to Visit LIVE WITH KELLY Next WeekDVR Alert - NEWSIES' Jeremy Jordan to Visit LIVE WITH KELLY Next Week
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Jeremy Jordan, who stars as Jack Kelly in NEWSIES: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL, hitting theaters next week, will appear on LIVE WITH KELLY on Monday, February 13th. (more...)

First Person with NEWSIES' Ben Fankhauser: My Mighty Fine Life as DaveyFirst Person with NEWSIES' Ben Fankhauser: My Mighty Fine Life as Davey
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Audiences have a final chance to 'Seize the Day!' - tickets are now available for Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical!, playing in U.S. movie theaters for three days only on Thursday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m., Saturday February 18 at 12:55 p.m. and Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m. (all local times). Captured live at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre earlier this year, the event reunites original cast members Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, and Ben Fankhauser. Below, Fankhauser joins BroadwayWorld as a guest author to reminisce about some of the highlights of his Newsies journey... (more...)

BWW Review: NEWSIES THE BROADWAY MUSICAL, Selected cinemas, 19 February onlyBWW Review: NEWSIES THE BROADWAY MUSICAL, Selected cinemas, 19 February only
by Gary Naylor - Feb 10, 2017

This one-off cinema presentation is a great way to see Newsies The Broadway Musical and get a feel for what it's like to be in a big New York audience. (more...)

First Person with NEWSIES' Andrew Keenan-Bolger: My Second Chance at CrutchieFirst Person with NEWSIES' Andrew Keenan-Bolger: My Second Chance at Crutchie
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Audiences have a final chance to 'Seize the Day!' - tickets are now available for Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical!, playing in U.S. movie theaters for three days only on Thursday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m., Saturday February 18 at 12:55 p.m. and Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m. (all local times). Captured live at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre earlier this year, the event reunites original cast members Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, Ben Fankhauser, Andrew Keenan-Bolger. Below, Keenan-Bolger joins BroadwayWorld as a guest author to explain why this second chance at Crutchie was so important to him... (more...)

BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL to Make Memphis Premiere at the OrpheumBEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL to Make Memphis Premiere at the Orpheum
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced the National Tour of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning hit musical BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL welcomed Julia Knitel (Carole King) and Erika Olson (Cynthia Weil) September 13 in San Francisco, CA. (more...)

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes - Original 'Spot' Tommy Bracco Remembers Recording the NEWSIES Cast AlbumVIDEO: Behind the Scenes - Original 'Spot' Tommy Bracco Remembers Recording the NEWSIES Cast Album
by Movies News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Audiences have a final chance to 'Seize the Day!' - tickets are now available for 'Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical!,' playing in U.S. movie theaters for three days only on Thursday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m., Saturday February 18 at 12:55 p.m. and Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m. (all local times). Leading up to the movie event, the team is giving fans tons of behind-the-scenes moments. Below, check out Tommy Bracco - the original 'Spot Conlon' - re-living his experience in the recording studio with the company of NEWSIES! (more...)

VIDEO: NEWSIES Cast Returns to Rehearsals + First Listen to New SongVIDEO: NEWSIES Cast Returns to Rehearsals + First Listen to New Song
by Movies News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Below, check out a behind-the-scenes look at the filming of the show entitled 'Making of the NEWSIES Movie Event: Return to Rehearsals' and check out a first listen to an all-new song performed by 'Crutchie's Andrew Kennan-Bolger! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch What Happens in the Brand-New Trailer for NEWSIES in Theatres!STAGE TUBE: Watch What Happens in the Brand-New Trailer for NEWSIES in Theatres!
by Stage Tube - Jan 26, 2017

Audiences have a final chance to 'Seize the Day!' - tickets are now available for 'Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical!,' playing in U.S. movie theaters for three days only on Thursday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m., Saturday February 18 at 12:55 p.m. and Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m. (all local times). Captured live at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre earlier this year, the event features Jeremy Jordan, who currently stars in the television series 'Supergirl,' reprising the role he created as 'Jack Kelly.' Fathom Events partners with Disney Theatrical Productions to bring this spectacular stage show to the big screen, including special behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with the cast and creators. (more...)


by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jan 23, 2017

El próximo 9 de marzo la red CINESA proyectará NEWSIES, el musical Disney compuesto por Alan Menken, en toda España (more...)

Photo Flash: BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSIAL Coming to The Arsht Center 2/14Photo Flash: BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSIAL Coming to The Arsht Center 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning Broadway hit Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, will make its Miami premiere at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County for one week, February 14 - 19, 2017. Produced by Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical features a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil, including "I Feel the Earth Move," "One Fine Day," "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman," "You've Got A Friend" and the title song. (more...)

BWW Interview: Salisha Thomas of BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at The BushnellBWW Interview: Salisha Thomas of BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at The Bushnell
by Joseph Harrison - Jan 16, 2017

When BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL opens on January 17 at Hartford's Bushnell Theatre, audiences will discover that though they may think they know the songs of Carole King, there is such a rich story behind those familiar lyrics and catchy melodies. BEAUTIFUL tells the true story of King's rise to stardom and illustrates how she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation. Taking the stage in BEAUTIFUL playing Shirley, the lead singer of the Shirelles is Salisha Thomas who I had the pleasure of speaking with and learning about her experience with this remarkable show about a remarkable woman. (more...)

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