Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport

The John W. Engeman Theater presents Newsies. Performances begin on Thursday, July 19 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, September 2, 2018.

Set in New York City at the turn of the century, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged 'newsies,' who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. This all singing, all dancing, high-energy show features a score by eight-time Academy Award® winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Sister Act) and Jack Feldman including "Carrying the Banner," "Seize the Day," "King of New York" and "Santa Fe."

NEWSIES is produced by RICHARD DOLCE the Engeman Theater's Producing Artistic Director and Directed by Igor Goldin (Engeman Theater: Gypsy, Oklahoma!, 1776, Memphis, West Side Story, The Producers, Evita, Twelve Angry Men, South Pacific; Off-Broadway: YANK!, With Glee, A Ritual of Faith, Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Crossing Swords).

The Choreographer is SANDALIO ALVAREZ (Engeman Theater: In the Heights; Broadway/National Tour: The Lion King, In the Heights; Regional: ALLIANCE THEATRE(Atlanta), Walnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia), Bristol Riverside Theater (Bristol, PA); TV: "Emmy Awards," "The Tony Awards," "The Latino Heritage Awards," "The Lopez Show," "The Today Show," and "So You Think You Can Dance").

The Musical Director is Alexander Rovang (Tours & International: Fame, Academy; Regional: Sawdust Palace with Susan Marshall & Co., Only Anne at Goodspeed, Monkey: Journey to the West at the Spoleto Festival).

The Associate Director is Trey Compton (Engeman Theater: Once (Dir.), Oklahoma!, South Pacific, Twelve Angry Men, The Music Man, Evita, The Producers, West Side Story; Off-Broadway: YANK!, White's Lies).

The Creative Team includes: DT Willis (Scenic Design), Kurt Alger (Costume/Wig Design), Zach Blane (Lighting Design), Laura Shubert (Sound Design), GAYLE SEAY, SCOTT WOJCIK and Holly Buczek of WOJCIK/SEAY CASTING (Casting Directors), Suzanne Mason (Props Design), Julianne Menassian (Production Stage Manager) and Leila Scandar (Assistant Stage Manager).

The cast of NEWSIES features Dan Tracy as Jack Kelly (National Tours: Kinky Boots, The Sound of Music, American Idiot; Regional: Les Miserables (Arrow Rock), Xanadu (Mason Street Warehouse). Film/TV: "The Seagull" (dir. Michael Mayer), "Eye Candy" (MTV), "One Bad Choice," (MTV)), Whitney Winfield as Katherine Plumber (National Tour: Shrek the Musical; Regional: Guys & Dolls, RENT, BKLYN the Musical, Jekyll & Hyde), Tom Lucca as Joseph Pulitzer (Engeman Theater: Jekyll & Hyde, 1776; National Tour: Oklahoma!; Regional: The Spitfire Grille, 1776, Camelot) and Mike Cefalo as Davey (New York: The Children's Revolt at York Theatre Company. Select Regional: Next To Normal at Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts, Singin' in the Rain at Park Playhouse, Bring It On at Beck Center, The Addams Family at Forestburgh Playhouse, and Pump Boys and Dinettes at The American Theatre).

The cast also features: Allyson Kaye Daniel as Medda Larkin, Nick Martinez as Crutchie and Zachary Podair as Les.

The cast also includes: Claire Avakian, Tommy Betz, CHRIS CARDELIA, Maxwell Carmel, MAURICE DAWKINS, JUSTIN GEISS, MORGAN HARRISON, JACOB KARP, JOEY KUMMERT, DECLAN MCDONOUGH, Edward Miskie, DEVIN NEILSON, RYAN JAMES ORTEGA, Eric Michael Parker, Ian Saunders, JAMES D. SCHULTZ, CHARLIE STOOP, ROSS THOMPSON and GRANT ZAVITKOVSKY.

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

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Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Newsies at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Newsies

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Chris Cardelia, Maurice Dawkins and Justin Geiss

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Devin Neilson, Ian Saunders and Ross Thompson

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Morgan Harrison, Ian Saunders, Devin Neilson, Tommy Betz, Dan Tracy, Whitney Winfield, Ross Thompson, Ryan James Ortega, Claire Avakian, Declan McDonough and Joey Kummert

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Zachary Podair

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Maurice Dawkins

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Ian Saunders

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Declan McDonough

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Devin Neilson

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Justin Greiss

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Ross Thompson, Chris Stoop, Tommy Betz and Ryan James Ortega

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Maurice Dawkins, Ryan James Ortega and Tommy Betz

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Morgan Harrison and Claire Avakian

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Edward Miskie, Eric Michael Parker, Charlie Stoop and James Schultz

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Joey Kummert, Morgan Harrison, Edward Miskie, Eric Michael Parker, Ian Saunders, Declan McDonough and Ryan James Ortega

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Declan McDonough

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Chris Cardelia

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Devin Neilson, Morgan Harrison, Edward Miskie, Eric Michael Parker, Ian Saunders, Declan McDonough and Ryan James Ortega

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Grant Zavitkowsky and Maxwell Carmel

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Allyson Kaye Daniel

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Allyson Kaye Daniel

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Nick Martinez

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Zachary Podair and Mike Cefalo

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Whitney Winfield

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Dan Tracy

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Dan Tracy

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
The Cast of Newsies that includes-Claire Avakian, Tommy Betz, Chris Cardelia, Maxwell Carmel, Mike Cefalo, Allyson Kaye Daniel, Maurice Dawkins, Tyler Dowdy, Justin Geiss, Morgan Harrison, Joey Kummert, Tom Lucca, Nick Martinez, Declan McDonough, Edward Miskie, Jean-Marie Neave, Devin Neilson, Ryan James Ortega, Eric Michael Parker, Bobby Peterson, Zachary Podair, Ian Saunders, James Schultz, Charlie Stoop, Ross Thompson, Dan Tracy, Whitney Winfield and Grant Zavitovsky

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Nick Martinez, Whitney Winfield, Dan Tracy, Zachary Podair, Mike Cefalo and Tom Lucca

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Nick Martinez, Whitney Winfield, Dan Tracy, Zachary Podair, Mike Cefalo, Tom Lucca, Allyson Kaye Daniel and Charlie Stoop

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Take Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
Nick Martinez, Whitney Winfield, Dan Tracy, Zachary Podair, Mike Cefalo, Tom Lucca, Allyson Kaye Daniel and Charlie Stoop



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