Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night

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

Check out photos from the cast's opening night party below!

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: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Trey Compton (Associate Director & Fight Choreographer) and Lara Hayhurst Compton

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
The Orchestra-Alexander Rovang (Music Director) with Joe Boardman, Jill Boardman, Robert Dalpiaz, Joel Levy, Joshua Endlich ad Mona Seyed-Bolorforosh

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Dan Tracy

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Dan Tracy with Molly Tracy, Julie Sauro and Kevin Tracy

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Sandalio Alvarez (Choreographer), Alexander Rovang (Music Director) and Igor Goldin (Director)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Alexander Rovang, Sandalio Alvarez, Igor Goldin and Trey Compton

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Igor Goldin and Trey Compton

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Jacob Karp

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Trey Compton, Mike Cefalo and Lara Hayhurst Compton

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Mike Cefalo

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Tom Lucca

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Tom Lucca

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Igor Goldin, Trey Compton and Sandalio Alvarez with the cast-Claire Avakian, Tommy Betz, Chris Cardelia, Maxwell Carmel, Mike Cefalo, Allyson Kaye Daniel, Maurice Dawkins, Tyler Dowdy, Justin Greiss, Morgan Harrison, Jacob Karp, Joey Kummert, Tom Lucca, Nick Martinez, Declan McDonough, Edward Miskie, Jean-arie Neave, Deven Neilson,Ryan James Ortega, Eric MicHal Parker, Bobby Peterson, Zachary Podair, Ian Saunders, James Schultz, Charlie Stoop, Ross Thompson, Dan Tracy, Whitney Winfield and Grant Zavitovsky

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Eric Michael Parker, Charlie Stoop, Tom Lucca, Edward Miskie and James Schultz

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Claire Avakian, Eric Michael Parker, Charlie Stoop, Tom Lucca, Edward Miskie, James Schultz and Morgan Harrison

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Jacob Karp, Ryan James Ortega, Zachary Podair, Ian Saunders, Nick Martinez, Joey Kummert, Devin Neilson, Maurice Dawkins, Ross Thompson, Tyler Dowdy, Justin Geiss, Declan McDonough, Chris Cordelia, Tommy Betz and Dan Tracy

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Joey Kummert, Declan McDonough, Chris Cardelia and Ryan James Ortega

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Joey Kummert, Declan McDonough, Chris Cardelia and Ryan James Ortega

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Whitney Winfield, Morgan Harrison, Allyson Kaye Daniel, Claire Avakian and Jean-Marie Neave

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Whitney Winfield, Morgan Harrison, Allyson Kaye Daniel, Claire Avakian and Jean-Marie Neave

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
DT Willis (Scenic Design) and Zach Blane (Lighting Design)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Whitney Winfield and Dan Tracy

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Whitney Winfield and Dan Tracy

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Whitney Winfield and Dan Tracy

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Whitney Winfield and Jacob Porter

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Whitney Winfield and Jacob Porter

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Zachary Podair and Jacob Karp

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Zachary Podair and Jacob Karp

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Zachary Podair and Jacob Karp with Lexie Spelman

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Kurt Alger (Costumes and Wig Design), DT Willis (Scenic Design) Laura Shubert (Sound Design) and Zach Blane (Lighting Design)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
The Creative Team-Kurt Alger, Igor Goldin, DT Willis, Laura Shubert, Sandalio Alvarez, Zach Blane, Trey Compton and Alexander Rovang

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Igor Goldin and Jeffrey Bateman

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Igor Goldin and Whitney Winfield

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Igor Goldin, Whitney Winfield and Ross Thompson

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Whitney Winfield, Trey Compton and Lara Hayhurst Compton

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Kurt Alger and Whitney Winfield

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Kurt Alger and Whitney Winfield

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Whitney Winfield and Morgan Harrison

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Justin Geiss, Whitney Winfield, Morgan Harrison, Ross Thompson and Tyler Dowdy

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Devin Neilson, Whitney Winfield and Nick Martinez

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Alexander Rovang, Devin Neilson, Whitney Winfield and Nick Martinez

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Declan McDonough, Igor Goldin and Chris Cardelia

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Igor Goldin and Dan Tracy

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Igor Goldin and Tom Lucca

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Morgan Harrison and Ross Thompson

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Ross Thompson, Morgan Harrison and Tyler Dowdy

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Ross Thompson, Morgan Harrison and Tyler Dowdy

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Devin Neilson, Chris Cardelia and Declan McDonough

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Allyson Kaye Daniel

Photo Coverage: The Cast of NEWSIES at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
Allyson Kaye Daniel

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