STAGE TUBE: NEWSIES' Maddy Trumble Sings in First Episode of GIRLY SHORTS
by BWW News Desk - June 4, 2012
Andrew Keenan-Bolger teams up with his favorite ladies of musical theatre to chat and sing. Episode One features Maddy Trumble. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Maddy Trumble has performed in the first national tour of MARY POPPINS (ensemble, u/s Mary), and most recently made her Broadway debut in NEWSIES. (more...)
NEWSIES' Jeff Calhoun, Tobin Ost, Laura Osnes and More Set for The Lynne Show, 6/5-26
by BWW News Desk - June 3, 2012
It's Tony Award Month on The Lynne Show, which is set to feature interviews with NEWSIES director Jeff Calhoun, set and costume designer Tobin Ost and actor Laura Osnes, and BONNIE AND CLYDE THE MUSICAL's Jeremy Jordan. See details below. (more...)
GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Jess LeProtto of 'Newsies'
by Adrienne Onofri - May 30, 2012
Jess, a 'So You Think You Can Dance' finalist last year, is a Broadway veteran at 19. (more...)
Photo Flash: Memorial Day Weekend Saturday Intermission Pics - NEWSIES, JERSEY BOYS, West End's THE 39 STEPS and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2012
Do you ever wonder what your favorite Broadway, Off-Broadway, National Tour and regional stars are doing during intermission? Thanks to NEWSIES' Andrew Keenan-Bolger (@KeenanBlogger), dedicated performers and excited fans, now you can see for yourself. Keenan-Bolger started the trend when he was in Mary Poppins three years ago. Keenan-Bolger Tweeted today, May 26: 'Hey theatre tweeps, its time for Saturday Intermission Pics! Snap a pic of you or ur cast at intermish and tag #SIP' (more...)
Tony Interview Special: Jack Feldman on Getting His NEWSIES Do-Over!
by Nicole Rosky - May 25, 2012
Earlier this month, the 2012 Tony Awards Nominations were announced by Tony winning actress Kristin Chenoweth and Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor Jim Parsons. The Tony Awards will be broadcast in a live three-hour ceremony from the Beacon Theatre, on the CBS television network on Sunday, June 10, 2012. BroadwayWorld was there for this year's official Tony Brunch, and got a chance to chat with this year's nominees! Today we bring you Jack Feldman, nominee for Best Score for NEWSIES. (more...)
Photo Flash: Whoopi Goldberg Visits NEWSIES!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2012
Whoopi Goldberg, who previously hosted the cast of NEWSIES on THE VIEW, attended the May 23 evening performance of the new Broadway musical. In the photo below, Goldberg poses with leading lady Kara Lindsay, and the show's Tony-nominated star, Jeremy Jordan. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Meet the NEWSIES- Kara Lindsay (Katharine)
by Stage Tube - May 22, 2012
NEWSIES is now in previews at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre. The musical, featuring a score by eight-time Academy AwardŽ winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Sister Act) and Jack Feldman, and a book by four-time Tony AwardŽ winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage aux Folles, Torch Song Trilogy), will open on March 29th. In the video below, meet one of the characters from the show- Katherine, played by Kara Lindsay! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Alan Menken and Harvey Fierstein Highlight NEWSIES on Theater Talk
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2012
Our focus is 'Newsies,' the crowd-pleasing musical nominated for 8 Tony Awards. Joining us at our grand piano are the show's composer Alan Menken, and librettist Harvey Fierstein (both also nominated for Tony Awards), who describe the popular show's incubation period, and perform several of the show's best songs, plus a couple of others that didn't make the cut. Menken also shares a tune from the score of the original 1992 movie of 'Newsies,' which won him that year's 'Razzie 'Award for Worst Song. (more...)
Alan Menken & Harvey Fierstein Talk NEWSIES on Theater Talk Tonight, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2012
Harvey Fierstein and Alan Menken - librettist and composer of the new crowd-pleasing musical Newsies - are interviewed on a new THEATER TALK this weekend, premiering tonight, May 19 (2012) at 8:30 PM on CUNY TV*, followed by airings Sunday 5/20 (12:30 PM on CUNY TV) and Monday 5/21 (5 AM on Thirteen, and 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM, and 7:30 PM on CUNY TV). THEATER TALK is co-hosted by Michael Riedel of the New York Post and producer Susan Haskins. (more...)
Breaking: NEWSIES Run on Broadway Is Now Open Ended!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2012
Surprising no one following the show's grosses, it's just been announced NEWSIES, which opened on Broadway back in March for a limited run through August 19th will now officially be an open-ended run with tickets on sale through November 18, 2012 and group sales to January of 2013. The show received 8 Tony nominations earlier this month. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: In the Recording Studio with NEWSIES- 'The World Will Know'
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2012
NEWSIES is currently playing at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 W 41st St) for a strictly limited 101 performance run following its critically-hailed stint at Paper Mill Playhouse last fall. IN the video below, go inside the recording studio with Jeremy Jordan and the rest of the cast as they perform 'The World Will Know.' (more...)
Photo Flash: Stars of NEWSIES, ONCE, GODSPELL and More Tweet Saturday Intermission Pics - Updated!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2012
Do you ever wonder what your favorite Broadway stars are doing during intermission? Thanks to NEWSIES' Andrew Keenan-Bolger ?(@KeenanBlogger), you can see for yourself. Keenan-Bolger Tweeted May 12: 'Okay showfolk, if you're in a show today, at intermission take a picture of yourself and tag it #SIP (Saturday Intermission Pic).' Check out backstage photos from the stars of NEWSIES, ONCE, EVITA, ROCK OF AGES, MAME, THE BOOK OF MORMON, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, INTO THE WOODS and GODSPELL below! (more...)
Photo Flash: NEWSIES, Montego Glover, Clay Aiken and More at the 2012 Family Equality Council Night at the Pier!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2012
Last night, Night at the Pier featured Broadway-themed performances in honor of the 30th anniversary of Family Equality Council, the national organization that connects, supports and represents the one million parents in the U.S. who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT). View photos of the performers and attendees - including MEMPHIS star Montego Glover, singer Clay Aiken, the cast of NEWSIES, Tony Award-winner David Hyde Pierce and more - below! (more...)
BWW TV Special: 2012 Tony Nominees - NEWSIES' Music Men Alan Menken & Jack Feldman Talk Taking Their Act on the Road!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 7, 2012
BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tony Brunch on May 2, 2012, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you Alan Menken and Jack Feldman, co-nominees for Best Original Score for Newsies. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Disney's NEWSIES on ABC Nightline
by Stage Tube - May 4, 2012
Watch the special behind-the-scenes look at NEWSIES on ABC's Nightline below! NEWSIES is currently playing at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 W 41st St) for a strictly limited 101 performance run following its critically-hailed stint at Paper Mill Playhouse last fall. (more...)
NEWSIES to Be Featured on NIGHTLINE Tonight, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2012
Newsies, the new American musical that just received eight Tony Award nominations including Best Musical, will be featured on ABC's "Nightline" tonight, May 3. Correspondent John Berman talks with the cast of Newsies and explains how the plot, set in 1899, has re-energized a new protest generation. "Nightline" airs nationally on ABC at 11:30p.m. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Nick Pitera Sings One Man NEWSIES Medley!
by Stage Tube - April 30, 2012
Nick Pitera, known for his one man Youtube medleys, has released a new video that is a medley of hits from Alan Menken's NEWSIES. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Harvey Fierstein Talks NEWSIES on 'This Morning'
by Stage Tube - April 27, 2012
Broadway favorite Harvey Fierstein, who most recently wrote the book for NEWSIES, recently visited 'CBS This Morning,' where he chatted about the new musical, his distinct voice, and more. Catch the full interview below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: NEWSIES Releases New TV Promo!
by Stage Tube - April 27, 2012
The critically-acclaimed new Broadway musical NEWSIES, based on the cult classic movie of the same name starring Christian Bale, is currently in performances at the Nederlander Theatre. The show just released a new commercial which features the song 'Seize the Day.' (more...)
NEWSIES Cast Recording Debuts in the Billboard Top 200
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2012
The digital release of the Original Broadway Cast Recording of Newsies has made debuted on the Billboard charts, landing at #1 on the Top Broadway Chart, #27 on the Top Digital Chart and #74 on the Billboard Top 200. (more...)