Photo Flash: Gloria Steinem Visits Broadway's NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2013
Gloria Steinem, acclaimed feminist author and activist, took her family to see the Tony Award®-winning smash-hit musical Newsies at the Nederlander Theatre (208 W 41st St.) on Friday night. Following the performance, Ms. Steinem went backstage and enthusiastically greeted actress Kara Lindsay, who plays trailblazing journalist Katherine Plumber, exclaiming, 'a fellow organizer!' The two chatted at length about the 1899 newsboy strike on which the musical is based and the real-life journalist, Nellie Bly, who inspired Lindsay's character. (more...)
Photo Flash: Neil Patrick Harris Unites with NEWSIES Cast for Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2013
Cast members from Newsies, the Tony Award® winning new American musical, will appear with Neil Patrick Harris in the opening number of the 2013 Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade. The original song, 'Are You Ready For Christmas?,' is staged by Newsies' Tony Award winning choreographer, Christopher Gattelli and written by David Javerbaum ('The Daily Show,' Cry-Baby) and Adam Schlesinger ('Fountains of Wayne,'Cry-Baby), who have previously penned tunes for Neil Patrick Harris' hosting turns on The Tony Awards and The Emmy Awards. The parade airs on ABC, beginning at 10:00am EST/ 9:00am C/P, on Christmas morning, Wednesday, December 25, 2013. (more...)
BroadwayWorld is Most Thankful For: Long Running Shows- NEWSIES
by BWW Special Coverage - November 30, 2013
It's Broadway's long-running shows that keep Times Square bustling year-round with theatre-goers from around the world who are making it to the Great White Way for their first time. Newsies is currently in its second year at the Nederlander Theatre, having played almost 700 performances. (more...)
Watch NEWSIES' Corey Cott and Kara Lindsay Perform at Kennedy Center's ASCAP Centennial Celebration!
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2013
The Kennedy Center, under the auspices of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), presented a free, five-night ASCAP Centennial Celebration on the Millennium Stage, November 16 through the 18th and 20-21, 2013. Click HERE to watch Corey Cott and Kara Lindsay perform! (more...)
Exclusive Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with the Cast of NEWSIES for Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - November 23, 2013
Stars and casts from the current Broadway line-up have been busy in the studio, recording for the 2013 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 15. Singing traditional and original holiday songs, this annual holiday music CD benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive photos from Newsies' recording session for 'Take Me to Manhattan in December' with castmembers Hogan Fulton, Tommy Martinez, Stuart Marland, Andy Richardson, Iain Young, John Michael Fiumara, Evan Kasprzak, Mark Aldrick, Joshua Colley, Luca Padovan, Joshua Colley, Luca Padovan, Liana Hunt, Kara Lindsay, Vanessa Brown and Julie Foldesi. (more...)
Photo Flash: NEWSIES Casts Gets FROZEN at NYC Screening
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2013
Just last night, the cast of Broadway's Newsies gathered for a special ealry screening of Disney's newest animated film- Frozen. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the cast before they headed inside to check out the movie! (more...)
Kings of New York to Take Show on the Road! NEWSIES National Tour to Launch from Philadelphia in Fall 2014
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2013
Disney Theatrical Productions announced today that Newsies, the Tony Award-winning “critics' pick” Broadway musical smash, will launch a North American tour in October 2014, commencing in Schenectady, NY prior to an official opening in Philadelphia, PA. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- NEWSIES Dream Team Jeff Calhoun & Christopher Gattelli
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 5, 2013
Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, the creative masterminds behind NEWSIES, director Jeff Calhoun and choreographer Christopher Gattelli, chat about giving the show life on stage, their past and future projects and so much more! Click below to check out the full interview! (more...)
Photo Coverage: THE LITTLE MERMAID's Jodi Benson Visits NEWSIES!
by Jessica Gordon - September 23, 2013
Newsies is currently in its second year on Broadway and is still bringing audiences to their feet nightly at the Nederlander Theatre. Jodi Benson, who voiced 'Ariel' in Disney's animated feature 'The Little Mermaid,' stopped by the show and posed with the cast backstage. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos below! (more...)
Photo Flash: Broadway-Bound Ian McKellen Visits NEWSIES!
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2013
Newsies is currently in its second year on Broadway and is still bringing audiences to their feet nightly at the Nederlander Theatre. Ian McKellen, who will soon star opposite Patrick Stewart in No Man's Land and Waiting for Godot on Broadway recently stopped by to check out the dancing newsboys. Check out a photo of McKellen backstage with the cast below!? (more...)
THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- NEWSIES' Kara Lindsay!
by BWW Staff - August 30, 2013
In this week's edition, we caught up with Kara Lindsay, who is starring as 'Katherine' in Newsies- currently playing at the Nederlander Theatre. (more...)
Save Now on NEWSIES Tickets for Fall - Order by Sept 12
by Contests - Broadway - August 29, 2013
Nothing Moves like NEWSIES on Broadway. Plan Ahead! See NEWSIES for just $73*. Get tickets now for select performances August 31 - November 20. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Corey Cott, Kara Lindsay & Jess LeProtto Talk NEWSIES Movie Remake!
by Stage Tube - August 19, 2013
Newsies is currently in its second year on Broadway and is still bringing audiences to their feet nightly at the Nederlander Theatre. In the video below, stars of the show, Jess LeProtto, Kara Lindsay, and Corey Cott chat with Entertainmemt Tonight about their favorite part about starring in the show, reasons for its success, and the possibility of a movie remake. Watch the full interview below! (more...)
THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- NEWSIES' Andy Richardson!
by BWW - August 16, 2013
In this week's edition, we caught up with Andy Richardson, who is starring as 'Crutchie' in NEWSIES- currently playing at the Nederlander Theatre. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: First Look at New NEWSIES Commercial!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 8, 2013
Newsies is currently in its second year on Broadway and is still bringing audiences to their feet nightly at the Nederlander Theatre. BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you an exclusive look at the just-released new televsion spot for the Tony-winning musical below! (more...)
Photo Flash: TEEN BEACH MOVIE Cast Visits NEWSIES!
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2013
Stars of the highly anticipated 'Teen Beach Movie' cast attended a performance of the Tony Award-winning hit musical Newsies in which their co-star LaVon Fisher-Wilson also stars. Newsies is at The Nederlander Theatre in New York City www.NewsiesTheMusical.com and the highly anticipated Disney Channel Original Movie, a retro sun, surf and sand fest, premieres Friday, July 19, 2013 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT). Check out a photo of the casts backstage below! (more...)
NEWSIES' Jeff Calhoun Set for ARTS IN THE CITY, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2013
Jeff Calhoun, Tony Award-nominated director of the Broadway musical 'Newsies,' is interviewed by LaGuerre-Wilkinson about his discovery of theatre, being mentored by director/choreographer Tommy Tune, the struggles and challenges of a life in the theatre, and the success and ultimate validation of 'Newsies.' (more...)
STAGE TUBE: NEWSIES Cast Visits Broadway Bakes at Schmackary's!
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2013
Schmackary's Cookies, aka: The Official Cookie of Broadway, hosts 'Broadway Bakes' a special benefit for Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS, this week May 27-31. Schmackary's will donate half the proceeds and all tips generated from this event to BCEFA as part of this special pre-Tony Awards 'Thank You Broadway' event. Yesterday, Corey Cott, Ben Fankhauser, and Newsies alum Ryan Steele stopped by where they performed an alternate version of 'Watch What Happens (Reprise)' and Steele showed off with some signature pirouettes. Check it out below! (more...)
NEWSIES to Play the Piccadilly or Savoy in Spring 2014?
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013
According to rumors and other reports by whatsonstage.com, producers of Disney's NEWSIES may be getting closer to finding a home in the West End late 2013 or early 2014. According to reporst, Disney is 'trying to secure either the Piccadilly or the Savoy theatres' for Spring 2014. A venue may be announced as early as next week. (more...)
Photo Flash: Elvis Costello and Diana Krall Visit NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2013
Elvis Costello and Diana Krall seized the day on Sunday, May 20, at the hit Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, NEWSIES. Following the performance, the couple visited with the cast backstage. Check out a photo below! (more...)