Newsies the Musical

Newsies the Musical: Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Jack Feldman and book by Harvey Fierstein. Newsies the Musical is based on the 1992 film Newsies which was inspired by the real-life newsboys strike of 1899 in New York City. The show is set in turn-of-the century New York City and revolves around newsboy Jack Kelly who becomes the leader of a band of teenaged “newsies” who strike when titans of publishing raise the distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense. 9 Roles + Ensemble and two acts.

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