BWW TV: NEWSIES' New 'Jack Kelly,' Corey Cott in Action!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 15, 2012
Just yesterday, Newsies announced that Corey Cott will become the show's new leading man, Jack Kelly, beginning Wednesday, September 5th. Cott became the Jack Kelly alternate earlier this month and will continue as alternate until he assumes the role full time. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: NEWSIES Cast to Take Part in Live Chat, 8/18
by Stage Tube - August 15, 2012
For the third time this year, cast members from the breakout American musical Newsies will chat with fans live on YouTube. This Saturday, August 18th at 6:00PM EST, Newsies' Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Ryan Steele, Garett Hawe and Laurie Veldheer will be on hand to talk about the show. (more...)
Extra, Extra: Jeremy Jordan To Depart NEWSIES for SMASH; Corey Cott Takes Over as Jack Kelly on September 5
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2012
Newsies has just announced that Corey Cott will become the show's new leading man, Jack Kelly, beginning Wednesday, September 5th. Cott became the Jack Kelly alternate earlier this month and will continue as alternate until he assumes the role full time. (more...)
BWW TV: NEWSIES Cast Carries the Banner to Broadway in Bryant Park with Corey Cott, Kara Lindsay & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 12, 2012
The best of Broadway will be presented FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with "106.7 Lite FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2012" - a lunchtime series that began July 12 at 12:30 p.m. on the Bryant Park Stage. Sponsored by Resorts World Casino New York City and hosted by Lite FM's on-air personalities, the twelfth annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through August 16. Featured in this week's event was: Chicago (Donna Marie Asbury, Dylis Croman, Cristy Candler, Tonya Wathen, Tony Yazbeck, Peter Nelson, Amos Wolff, Denny Paschall) Rebecca (Jill Paice, Ryan Silverman, Maree Johnson), Evita (Christina DeCicco, Max von Essen, Rachel Potter), Newsies (Corey Cott, Kara Lindsay, and Julie Foldesi), RENT (Anthony Federov, Sean Michael Murray, Emma Hunton, Shaleah Adkisson), and a special guest performance by Sista's: The Musical. Check out the performaces from the cast of Rebecca below! For details, schedule updates and a chance to win free Broadway tickets, fans can listen to 106.7 Lite FM on the station's website, www.1067litefm.com, as well as on iHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio mobile app, Clear Channel's best-in-class customizable digital listening service, that delivers everything listeners want in one free, fully-integrated service: instant access to more than 1,000 of the nation's most popular live broadcast and digital-only radio stations from 150 cities, plus user-created Custom Stations inspired by favorite artists and songs. Read more: http://broadwayworld.com/article/BWW-TV-Sneak-Peek-of-Broadway-Bound-REBECCA--Cast-Performs-at-Broadway-in-Bryant-Park-20120809#ixzz23579fq4o (more...)
THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- Jess LeProtto!
by BWW - August 3, 2012
Welcome to THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As With Your Favorite Broadway Stars. Want to know what hooked them to a career in the theater? Their dream roles? Their Broadway crushes? Read on! In this next edition, we caught up with Jess LeProtto, who is starring as 'Buttons' in NEWSIES- currently playing at the Nederlander Theatre! (more...)
THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- John E. Brady
by BWW - July 20, 2012
Welcome to THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As With Your Favorite Broadway Stars. Want to know what hooked them to a career in the theater? Their dream roles? Their Broadway crushes? Read on! In this next edition, we caught up with John E. Brady, who is starring as 'Wiesel' in NEWSIES- currently playing at the Nederlander Theatre! (more...)
Photo Flash: Joan Rivers Visits NEWSIES!
by BWW News Desk - July 20, 2012
On Wednesday, July 18th, Joan Rivers attended NEWSIES on Broadway with her grandson and his friend. She raved about the show backstage and said that she especially loved the choreography and the energy of the cast. Check out photos of Rivers with the cast below! (more...)
BWW Interviews: Utah's Own Thayne Jasperson Makes Broadway Debut in NEWSIES
by Megan Pedersen - July 18, 2012
Utah native Thayne Jasperson talks about his debut on Broadway as Darcy in NEWSIES, his desire to play Tarzan and how he doesn't want to grow up. (more...)
Former NEWSIES Star Christian Bale Commends Broadway Cast
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2012
In the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES star Christian Bale chatted about a previous gig- starring in the original movie version of Newsies back in 1992. Bale said of the new Broadway show: 'They're having the success our movie never had. I'm not really into musicals. But I wish them the best.' (more...)
NEWSIES' Jeremy Jordan and GODSPELL's Morgan James Offer Master Classes, July 2012
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2012
Broadway stars Jeremy Jordan (Newsies, Bonnie & Clyde, West Side Story) and Morgan James (Godspell, The Addams Family, Wonderland) will offer musical theatre master classes this July at The Davenport Studios in Midtown Manhattan. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Look Back at Paper Mill Playhouse's 2011-12 Season - NEWSIES, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND and More!
by Stage Tube - July 9, 2012
Paper Mill Playhouse, a professional, regional theater in Millburn, NJ, put together the following video, which shows highlights from its 2011-2012 season of 'firsts.' Paper Mill produced the world premiere of Disney's Newsies, which transferred to Broadway, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, Boeing-Boeing, Damn Yankees and Once On This Island, which featured an all-star cast. Watch below! (more...)
Photo Flash: Joe Torre Visits NEWSIES on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - July 9, 2012
On the same night that Jon Favreau came to see NEWSIES on Broadway, Joe Torre took his family to the Tony Award-winning production. Jeremy Jordan, a huge fan of Torre's and of baseball in general, was honored to try on Torre's World Series ring. Check out a photo of Jordan and Torre below! (more...)
Photo Flash: Heidi Klum Visits NEWSIES on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - July 8, 2012
Heidi Klum took in one of Broadway's hottest shows, NEWSIES, on Saturday, July 7th. After the matinee performance, she visited with the cast backstage, talking about Katie Holmes' recent taping of "Project Runway" while her children explored the 3-story set. Check out photos of Klum with Jeremy Jordan and Kara Lindsay below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Meet NEWSIES' 'Albert,' Garett Hawe!
by Stage Tube - July 7, 2012
The Broadway company of Newsies features Jeremy Jordan as Jack Kelly, John Dossett as Joseph Pulitzer, Kara Lindsay as Katherine Plumber, Capathia Jenkins as Medda Larkin, Ben Fankhauser as Davey, Andrew Keenan-Bolger as Crutchie, and Lewis Grosso, and Matthew Schechter alternating the role of Les. Garrett Hawe plays Albert - meet him in the video below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: NEWSIES Cast Shares Backstage Rituals!
by Stage Tube - July 2, 2012
NEWSIES has been playing now for several months the Nederlander Theatre, and by now the cast has lots of backstage rituals that go on before performances. In the video below, check out where they stretch, do vocal warm-ups, and more! (more...)
NEWSIES to Hold Open Casting Calls in July for 'Jack Kelly' Standby, Newsies & Female Covers
by BWW Special Coverage - June 27, 2012
Newsies has just announced that they are seeking a standby for the leading role of Jack Kelly, additional 'newsies' and actresses to cover female tracks. Auditions will be held in person in New York City (please see specific information below). In addition, auditions will be accepted online for those performers who are unable to make it in person via an uploaded video to YouTube. (more...)
Photo Flash: BRAVE's Kevin McKidd Visits NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2012
Newsies recently welcomed a special guest- 'Grey's Anatomy' and 'Brave' star Kevin McKidd, who brought his daughter, Iona, to check out the musical. The duo posed with the cast after the show, and you can check out photos below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: NEWSIES' Alan Menken and Jeremy Jordan Recording 'Santa Fe' Bonus Track!
by Stage Tube - June 25, 2012
Check out NEWSIES' 'Santa Fe,' performed by Jeremy Jordan with composer Alan Menken at the piano, below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Cast Performs at Barnes & Noble
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - June 25, 2012
On June 22, the cast of NEWSIES, led by Jeremy Jordan, performed and signed copies of their cast album, which was released in April, at UES Barnes & Noble (86th/Lex). BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos of Jordan, Harvey Fierstein and Jack Feldman, Kara Lindsay, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Ben Fankhauser and the cast of NEWSIES below! (more...)
NEWSIES' Costume Designer Tobin Ost Set for The Lynne Show, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2012
It's Tony Award Month on The Lynne Show, which features interviews with NEWSIES costume designer Tobin Ost and actor Laura Osnes. See details below. (more...)