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VIDEO: Learn Choreography for NEWSIES 'Seize the Day' from Christopher Gattelli!VIDEO: Learn Choreography for NEWSIES 'Seize the Day' from Christopher Gattelli!
by Movies News Desk - July 17, 2014

In the video below, fans of Broadway's NEWSIES can learn the choreography of 'Seize the Day' from the hit musical, taught by Newsies choreographer Christopher Gattelli! (more...)
Original NEWSIES Star Capathia Jenkins Returns as 'Medda' TodayOriginal NEWSIES Star Capathia Jenkins Returns as 'Medda' Today
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2014

NEWSIES welcomes back original cast member Capathia Jenkins in the role of 'Medda Larkin'. Jenkins, who originated the role on Broadway, begins performances tonight, July 15 and will remain with the hit musical through its final performance on August 24. (more...)
Original NEWSIES Star Capathia Jenkins Set to Return as 'Medda' on 7/15Original NEWSIES Star Capathia Jenkins Set to Return as 'Medda' on 7/15
by BWW News Desk - July 9, 2014

Newsies, the Tony Award® winning 'Critics' Pick,' just announced that original cast member Capathia Jenkins will return to the show in the role of Medda Larkin. Jenkins, who originated the role on Broadway, begins performances onTuesday, July 15 and will remain with the hit musical through its final performance on August 24. (more...)
Giuseppe Bausilio Does Double Duty in NEWSIES and IRVING BERLIN'S AMERICA in NYCGiuseppe Bausilio Does Double Duty in NEWSIES and IRVING BERLIN'S AMERICA in NYC
by BWW News Desk - July 3, 2014

Giuseppe Bausilio, who starred on Broadway in 'Billy Elliot' and is currently appearing on Broadway in 'Newsies,' while co-starring Off-Broadway in 'Irving Berlin's America,' is the only actor in New York simultaneously appearing in two shows. (more...)
NEWSIES Says Goodbye & Announces Tour With Spirited New Retrospective VideoNEWSIES Says Goodbye & Announces Tour With Spirited New Retrospective Video
by Pat Cerasaro - June 23, 2014

Multi-Tony Award-winning screen-to-stage musical hit NEWSIES announced its closing date earlier this week a new retrospective video featurette celebrating the highs of the production thus far as well as announcing the forthcoming national tour has been unveiled via the show's official Facebook page. (more...)
BREAKING NEWS: NEWSIES to Close on Broadway This AugustBREAKING NEWS: NEWSIES to Close on Broadway This August
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2014

This Just In! Intended initially for a limited run, and turning into a 2+ year hit, Newsies, featuring a score with music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken and lyrics by Jack Feldman, with a book by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, will play its final performance at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre onS unday, August 24, 2014 prior to launching its national tour in October. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, Newsies is directed by Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli. (more...)
BWW TV: NEWSIES Cast Seizes the Day at STARS IN THE ALLEY!BWW TV: NEWSIES Cast Seizes the Day at STARS IN THE ALLEY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 25, 2014

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was presented earlier this week in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. To add to the festivities leading up to the Tony Awards, the free outdoor concert in the heart of the Theatre District celebrated Broadway with star appearances and exciting performances from over 20 new shows and long-running favorites, accompanied by a live 12-piece orchestra. BroadwayWorld was there for the special concert event and below you can check out 'Seize the Day' as performed by Jeremy Greenbaum, Corey Cott and the cast of NEWSIES! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: BYU's A Capella Group Stages Showstopping One-Shot NEWSIES MedleySTAGE TUBE: BYU's A Capella Group Stages Showstopping One-Shot NEWSIES Medley
by Tyler Peterson - May 21, 2014

Brigham Young University's a capella group Vocal Point pulled together 85 student performers and crew members to stage a showstopping, stripped down one-shot tribute to NEWSIES - and they undoubtedly succeeded.. Check it out below! (more...)
Photo Flash: Rosie O'Donnell Visits NEWSIESPhoto Flash: Rosie O'Donnell Visits NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Rosie O'Donnell, one of Broadway's biggest supporters, went to see the Tony Award-winning smash-hit musical Newsies at the Nederlander Theatre (208 W 41st St.) this weekend. Following the performance, Ms. O'Donnell went backstage to meet the cast, later tweeting, 'LOVED IT SO MUCH - amazing talent on that stage!' Below, check out a photo of O'Donnell backstage with NEWSIES cast member Jack Scott! (more...)
Video: NEWSIES Cast Show Off Favorite Fan Gifts in Honor of 1 Million GuestsVideo: NEWSIES Cast Show Off Favorite Fan Gifts in Honor of 1 Million Guests
by Stage Tube - May 6, 2014

In celebration of one million guests visiting the Broadway musical NEWSIES, the cast show off their favorite fan gifts that they have received over the show's run. (more...)
SOM Launches First-Ever Tribute Album to Cecile Azarcon at Their Concert Sunday, April 27SOM Launches First-Ever Tribute Album to Cecile Azarcon at Their Concert Sunday, April 27
by Oliver Oliveros - April 21, 2014

Cecile Azarcon, esteemed Original Philippine Music (OPM) composer-lyricist, and premier local band Sounds of Manila (SOM), together with renowned musical director-arranger Lorrie Ilustre, are set to fill up the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space (2537 Broadway and 95th Street) via their concert titled 'An Evening of Original Philippine Music with Cecile Azarcon and Sounds of Manila' on Sunday, April 27, at 7 p.m. (more...)
Jeremy Greenbaum Joins NEWSIES as 'Davey' Beginning TonightJeremy Greenbaum Joins NEWSIES as 'Davey' Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 1, 2014

Newsies, the Tony Award® winning "Critics' Pick," is pleased to announce that Jeremy Greenbaum will temporarily join the cast in the role of Davey beginning with this evening's performance and will play the role throughSunday, May 18, 2014. He steps in for Ben Fankhauser, who originated the role. Greenbaum makes his Broadway debut in the hit musical, marking the 29th such debut since Newsies opened on Broadway in 2012. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Liana Hunt and Corey Cott & More in NEWSIES!Photo Flash: First Look at Liana Hunt and Corey Cott & More in NEWSIES!
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2014

Since bursting onto Broadway, Newsies has set and broken seven Nederlander Theatre house records on its way to becoming the highest-grossing show of the 2011-12 Broadway season. The show received 23 major theatrical nominations - including eight Tony Award nods - and won Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Score and Choreography. One of Broadway's highest-profile hits, it has been featured nationally on 'Dancing with the Stars,' 'The View,' 'ABC World News,' 'Nightline,' 'Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade,' and 'The CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade.' Below we bring you a first look at the current cast in action! (more...)
VIDEO: Watch Cast of NEWSIES Hit the Streets of New York City!VIDEO: Watch Cast of NEWSIES Hit the Streets of New York City!
by Stage Tube - March 27, 2014

Cast members of Broadway's NEWSIES John Michael Fiumara, Jacob and David Guzman, and Jess LeProtto take to the streets of NYC to show off their tap skills in an all-new video promoting the acclaimed musical. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Kings of News York! NEWSIES Cast Celebrates Two Years on BroadwayPhoto Coverage: Kings of News York! NEWSIES Cast Celebrates Two Years on Broadway
by Jennifer Broski - March 26, 2014

Since bursting onto Broadway, Newsies has set and broken seven Nederlander Theatre house records on its way to becoming the highest-grossing show of the 2011-12 Broadway season. The show received 23 major theatrical nominations - including eight Tony Award nods - and won Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Score and Choreography. The production just celebrated its second year on Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre, and below you can check out photos from the cast's onstage celebration, which included a cake by City Cakes! (more...)
NEWSIES to Offer Free Lottery in Honor of 2nd Anniversary on Broadway, 3/23-29NEWSIES to Offer Free Lottery in Honor of 2nd Anniversary on Broadway, 3/23-29
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2014

Newsies, The Tony Award-winning show celebrates two years on Broadway March 29th at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street, New York City) with gifts and one of a kind audience experiences. (more...)
Graffiti Art, NEWSIES Dancers and More Set for CUNY TV's ARTS IN THE CITY, March 2014Graffiti Art, NEWSIES Dancers and More Set for CUNY TV's ARTS IN THE CITY, March 2014
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2014

The March edition of ARTS IN THE CITY celebrates our region's artists and their work - graffiti art, landscape and portrait art, dance, theatre, and comedy ... even social change. Hosted by Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson reporting from Gallery 69 in Tribeca, the newest ARTS IN THE CITY debuts tonight, March 14 (2014) on CUNY TV* at 10am, 3pm and 8:30pm (more...)
Graffiti Art, NEWSIES Dancers and More Set for CUNY TV's ARTS IN THE CITY, March 2014Graffiti Art, NEWSIES Dancers and More Set for CUNY TV's ARTS IN THE CITY, March 2014
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2014

The March edition of ARTS IN THE CITY celebrates our region's artists and their work - graffiti art, landscape and portrait art, dance, theatre, and comedy ... even social change. Hosted by Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson reporting from Gallery 69 in Tribeca, the newest ARTS IN THE CITY debuts Friday, March 14 (2014) on CUNY TV* at 10am, 3pm and 8:30pm; is repeated Sunday 3/16 at noon; and returns Friday 3/28 at 10am, 3pm and 8:30pm and on Sunday 3/30 at noon on CUNY TV. On and after March 14, the program may be viewed anytime on www.cuny.tv. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Kids' Night on Broadway Spotlight- NEWSIES' Tommy Martinez & Tommy BraccoSTAGE TUBE: Kids' Night on Broadway Spotlight- NEWSIES' Tommy Martinez & Tommy Bracco
by Stage Tube - February 12, 2014

The Broadway League will soon launch KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY, Monday, February 24, 2014 to Sunday, March 2, 2014. KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY is an audience development program created by The Broadway League to make theatre accessible, encourage theatre as a form of family entertainment, and build larger audiences for the future. In the weeks leading up to the festivities, cast members from some of this years' will share their favorite Broadway memories and why they love Broadway! Below, meet NEWSIES' Tommy Martinez & Tommy Bracco?! (more...)
BWW Interview: NEWSIES' Liana Hunt on Moving Up from Understudy to Leading Lady!BWW Interview: NEWSIES' Liana Hunt on Moving Up from Understudy to Leading Lady!
by Nicole Rosky - February 11, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Newsies just welcomed Liana Hunt to the role of the show's leading lady Katherine Plumber earlier this month. Kara Lindsay, who created the role, departed the production on Sunday, February 2nd. Following her first week in the role, Hunt chatted with BroadwayWorld about what it was like to officially step into leading lady shoes, how she got the news that she got the role, and more. Check out the full interview below! (more...)
Disney's NEWSIES to Hold Auditions for Male Dancers in Los Angeles, 2/8Disney's NEWSIES to Hold Auditions for Male Dancers in Los Angeles, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - February 5, 2014

Disney Theatrical Productions will hold an open call audition for male dancers for both the Broadway and upcoming North American touring productions of Newsies, the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical smash, in Los Angeles on Saturday, February 8 at 11am at the Hollywood United Methodist Church (6817 Franklin Avenue/Los Angeles, CA 90068). This audition will be first come, first serve and is for technically-trained Equity and non-Equity male dancers between 16 - 22 years old of all ethnicities who can tap and sing well. (more...)
NEWSIES: STORIES OF THE UNLIKELY BROADWAY HIT Out TodayNEWSIES: STORIES OF THE UNLIKELY BROADWAY HIT Out Today
by Pat Cerasaro - February 4, 2014

A new book all about the making of one of Broadway's most recent unexpected hit musicals byway of the NEWSIES tome NEWSIES: STORIES OF THE UNLIKELY BROADWAY HIT by Ken Cerniglia is out today. (more...)
Liana Hunt to Succeed Kara Lindsay in Broadway's NEWSIES as 'Katherine Plumber'Liana Hunt to Succeed Kara Lindsay in Broadway's NEWSIES as 'Katherine Plumber'
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2014

Newsies, the Tony Award-winning "Critics' Pick" about to enter its third year on Broadway, welcomes Liana Hunt to the role of the show's leading lady Katherine Plumber, beginning Monday, February 3rd. Kara Lindsay, who created the role, will play her final performance this Sunday, February 2nd. (more...)
Twitter Watch: Kara Lindsay to Play Final Performance in Broadway's NEWSIES this SundayTwitter Watch: Kara Lindsay to Play Final Performance in Broadway's NEWSIES this Sunday
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2014

On Twitter, original NEWSIES cast member Kara Lindsay just announced that she'll play her final performance in the Broadway hit this weekend. Lindsay posted: (more...)
NEWSIES to Hold Auditions for Broadway, North American Tour in Las Vegas, 1/31NEWSIES to Hold Auditions for Broadway, North American Tour in Las Vegas, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2014

Disney Theatrical Productions will hold an open call audition for male dancers for both the Broadway and upcoming North American touring productions of Newsies, the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical smash, in Las Vegas on Friday, January 31 at 4pm at the Alexis Park Resort Hotel (375 East Harmon Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89169). This audition will be first come, first serve and is for technically-trained Equity and non-Equity male dancers between 16 - 22 years old of all ethnicities who can tap and sing well. (more...)

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