Thursday, December 5, 2019

#TBT: Vintage Playbill: A Christmas Story: November 2012 by JK

I was at a distinct disadvantage when I saw A Christmas Story: The Musical. I had never seen A Christmas Story: The Movie! The good news is, the musical was wonderful, and though I may not h…

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Newsies Tour Alum Alex Prakken Will Reprise Performance at White Plains Performing Arts Center by Logan Culwell-Block

The cast is complete for the Westchester venue's upcoming production of the Alan Menken, Jack Feldman, and Harvey Fierstein musical.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

BWW Readers Name Their Favorite Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Performances!

We asked, and you answered! To get ready for this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, we asked BroadwayWorld readers to name their favorite Broadway performances from the parade have been…

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Monday, November 25, 2019

"I Learn So Much Each Day." by Mo Brady

by Angela Tricarico Luke Spring in Newsies …

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"Changing Minds With Our Artistry." by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady Tro Shaw in Newsies …

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Ephraim Sykes to Star as Michael Jackson in Broadway Musical MJ by Andy Lefkowitz

Ephraim Sykes, Tony-nominated standout player of Ain't Too Proud, will portray music icon Michael Jackson in the upcoming Broadway bio-musical MJ. The previously announced production will be…

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Ephraim Sykes to play Michael Jackson in the Broadway musical by Caitlin Huston

Ephraim Sykes will play Michael Jackson in the upcoming “MJ” musical on Broadway. Sykes is currently playing David Ruffin in “Ain’t Too Proud” on Broadway, for which he received a …

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Celebrate Jeremy Jordan's Birthday With This Look at His Career by Playbill Staff

The Smash and Newsies star was born November 20.

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Kara Lindsay & Kevin Massey Welcome Baby Boy Emerson Charles by Andy Lefkowitz

Exciting news for a celebrated Broadway couple! Kara Lindsay and Kevin Massey welcomed their first child, son Emerson Charles, on November 12, 2019. The couple was married on June 2, 2013; …

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Skylight Music Theatre’s Electrifying NEWSIES Proves The Power of Youth by Matthew Perta

The mark of any great musical is when a cast performs its material with such [...] The post Skylight Music Theatre’s Electrifying NEWSIES Proves The Power of Youth appeared first on Showbi…

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Friday, November 15, 2019

‘Newsies’ has legs. It’s the other parts that still need work. by Peter Marks

Arena Stage digs into the Disney catalogue for the first time with a well-danced version of the 1992 movie musical.

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Disney’s ‘Newsies’ at Arena Stage is the good news DC needs right now by Andra Abramson

From the moment you enter Arena Stage’s Fichandler Stage, an intimate theater-in-the-round where everyone has a seat close to the action, you’ll be transported to turn-of-the-19th-centur…

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Inside Opening Night of Newsies at Arena Stage by Marc J. Franklin

The Disney musical, directed by Molly Smith, opened in Washington, D.C. November 13.

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Review: Disney’s Newsies, the youth-revolt inspired musical by Meaghan Hannan Davant

Newsies is a frolicking, joyous musical with a healthy dose of “kid power:” the perfect recipe for families this holiday season. Based on the original Disney film and drawing from the re…

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

For this reporter-turned-actor, worlds collide in Arena Stage’s ‘Newsies’ by Thomas Floyd

Former journalist Wyn Delano performs in the journalism-themed musical.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Arena Stage’s Newsies, Featuring Newsboys and Newsgirls, Extends Run by Andrew Gans

The production of the Disney musical began performances November 1 in Washington, D.C.

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A teen of many talents: Ethan Van Slyke of Arena Stage’s ‘Newsies’ by Barbara Mackay

Think back to when you were in high school. You went to classes all day and came home and did homework, right? And maybe you took piano lessons once a week or played a sport. Seventeen-year-…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Disney+ Launches November 12; Here's What Broadway Fans Can Stream on the Streaming Service by Dan Meyer

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, the filmed presentation of Newsies, and more are among the initial catalog.

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Monday, November 11, 2019

VIDEO: NEWSIES' Chaz Wolcott Takes Over Instagram!

We seized the day yesterday thanks to Chaz Wolcott taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story at a two-show day of Arena Stage's production of Newsies! So in case you missed it (or jus…

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Friday, November 8, 2019

Jac Yarrow & Jason Donovan Will Return to Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium in 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

Standout stars Jac Yarrow and Jason Donovan have signed on to reprise their celebrated turns as Joseph and Pharaoh, respectively, in the upcoming remount of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolo…

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

BWW Readers Tell Us Even More Funny On-Stage Mishaps!

We asked, and you delivered! We recently asked BroadwayWorld readers to name the funniest on-stage mishaps they've either seen on stage or experienced while performing. We received so many h…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

See the Stars of Newsies, Aida, The Lion King & More Celebrate 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

A talent-packed lineup of stars performed in Disney on Broadway's Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway concert on November 4. The one-night event, benefitting Broadway Cares/Eq…

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Friday, November 1, 2019

“Young people are rising up to shape the world they want to live in.” Joe Montoya, Crutchie in Newsies by Keith Loria

Newsies, the movie, established a cult following in 1992, with a pre-Dark Knight Christian Bale playing Jack Kelly, a 17-year-old newspaper hawker in New York City who leads the 1899 newsboy…

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For NEWSIES At Arena Stage

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents Disney's Tony Award-winning musical Newsies, an inspiring story about kids who fight for what is right at the turn of the century…

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Monday, October 28, 2019

"An Evening With..." Eartha Kitt at The Green Room 42 by Angela Tricarico

by Anna Althiede In the immortal words of Eartha Kitt, “The price we pay for being true to ourselves is worth it.”  Though perhaps best commercially known as the voice behind the enduri…

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Sunday, October 27, 2019

How Casting Newsgirls and Younger Paper Boys Puts Newsies in a Whole New Light by Ruthie Fierberg

The Arena Stage production of the Disney hit delivers the classic musical like you haven’t seen it before.

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Friday, October 25, 2019

VIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in LAST DAYS OF SUMMER

Performances kicked off last night for the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). Opening Night is O…

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Read all about it: Why Disney owns the live stage, too by Peter Marks

As the entertainment giant marks 25 years on Broadway, Arena Stage brings back “Newsies.”

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Friday, October 18, 2019

Exclusive: Get A First Look At Teal Wicks, Bobby Conte Thornton, And More In LAST DAYS OF SUMMER

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). LAST DAYS OF SUMMER fea…

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Corey Cott to Perform Benefit Concert for Concordia Conservatory by Adam Hetrick

The Newsies and Bandstand leading man will play the Sommer Center for Worship & the Performing Arts, in Bronxville, New York.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

#TBT: OBCR: Finding Neverland by JK

The Peter Pan story resonates with me much like Harry Potter resonates with the generations after mine (for the record, I love Harry Potter). And the Peter Pan story has come in many forms, …

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