However, Pulitzer has declared a blackout on strike news, meaning Katherine's story will be the only one to run. The cause of the strike was that they did not lower the high price after the war was over. The Broadway cast recording was released on iTunes April 10, 2012, from Ghostlight Records, and the CD was released on May 15. The Newsies are thrilled about making the front page, and rejoice at making the headline and imagine what it would be like to be famous ("King of New York"). [3] The engagement was extended through August 19, 2012, after the first previews. Unlike in the film, the musical follows the historical ending of the strike, where the World and the Journal agreed to buy back all unsold papers. As the sun rises, the newsies awaken and prepare for another day on the job ("Carrying the Banner"). This IS the Broadway show, beautifully recorded. Ready to be the "King of New York?" Newsies recouped its initial investment of $5M in 7 months, becoming the fastest of any Disney musical on Broadway to turn a profit. [34], In July 2016, it was announced that Newsies would be filmed in Los Angeles with a limited national release in movie theaters from February 16–18, 2017. Harvey Fierstien, who wrote the book for the musical, did an amazing job adapting this cult movie, he is a an amazing and has won numerous awards, including a Tony Award for Best Book for Newsies! Following the end of the tour, a limited filmed theatrical release was announced for February 2017. Jack meets David Jacobs by using Les because he is younger and cute, teaches Les how to trick people into buying … The next morning, the newsies discover that the cost of newspapers has been raised to sixty cents per hundred. [8], The musical closed on August 24, 2014,[9] having played 1,004 performances. Davey and the newsies are shocked at Jack and turn their back on him. This production was later transferred to Broadway with several changes in the music and actors. Lyrics Several ensemble tracks were added to the show to provide roles for swings. The musical began a North American tour on October 11, 2014, commencing in Schenectady, NY. In the musical, the newspapers raise prices during July in 1899 after pressures to sell more papers after the war. 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Brady, Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, Ben Fankhauser, Ryan Breslin, Newsies Company, "Santa Fe (Prologue)" – Jack and Crutchie, "Carrying the Banner" – Jack, Crutchie, Newsies, Nuns, “Carrying the Banner (Reprise I)”-Newsies †, "The Bottom Line" – Pulitzer, Seitz, Bunsen, Hannah, "Carrying the Banner" (reprise II) – Newsies †, "I Never Planned on You/Don't Come A-Knocking" – Jack, Bowery Beauties, "The World Will Know" – Jack, Davey, Crutchie, Newsies, "The World Will Know" (reprise) – Newsies †, "King of New York" – Race, Katherine, Davey, Les and Newsies, "Letter from The Refuge" – Crutchie † (Added for national tour), "Watch What Happens" (reprise) -Davey, Jack, Katherine and Les, "The Bottom Line" (reprise) – Pulitzer, Seitz, Bunsen ^, "Something to Believe In" – Jack and Katherine, "Once and for All" – Jack, Davey, Katherine, Race, and Newsies, This page was last edited on 19 January 2021, at 14:02. During the commotion, Crutchie is beaten, apprehended, and taken to the refuge. NEWSIES is currently scheduled to run until June 10th (of longer if it’s a huge success like I’m predicting). It concluded its run on October 2, 2016 in Austin, TX after 784 performances in 65 cities across the US and Canada. The boys then watch Medda perform ("That's Rich"). Jack proposes that Pulitzer buy back every paper the newsies fail to sell every day, thus making him seem more generous and making more boys want to sell papers for him. I am guessing the movie version probably didn't sell well on blu ray. 2011 Paper Mill Playhouse 2012 Broadway2014 1st National Tour2015 Italian Tour2016 Korea (in Korean)2016 'Newsies Live' Recording2017 Philippines2017 San Jose West Coast Premiere Newsies the Musical Tony Awards Info including both nominations and wins for the productions, cast members and creative teams. March 29, 2012; Since our subject today is … This production was later transferred to Broadway with several changes in the music and actors. Production type [19] Although Katherine Plumber is a fictional character, she is named for Pulitzer's daughter Katherine Ethel, who died of pneumonia in 1884 at the age of 2. The protest appears to be headed for success, but is soon cut short when Pulitzer's goon squad and the police arrive to break it up by force. Advance tickets go on sale starting Monday, January 30th; previews begin on March 15th and opening night of the show on Broadway is March 29th. The rally was covered in extensive detail by The New York Sun (employer of the fictional Katherine Plumber), and featured speeches from the union's leaders. However, the price for the papers was raised from 50 cents to 60 cents, not after, but during the Spanish American War. Jack later meets with Katherine once more and she tells him that despite her namesake, she was always on Jack's side. The story was inspired by the 1899 … Alan Menken Historically, the price was kept at 60 cents per 100, but in the musical they strike a deal for 55 cents per 100 papers. ) In no way did Newsies fail- this 2017 live version made over 3 million dollars in just 3 days at movie theaters, and ran for 1,000 performances on Broadway. He asks Jack to make sure the newsies continue to look out for one another, signing the letter, "your brother, Crutchie" ("Letter from the Refuge"). This three-day release grossed $3.47 million. Some alumni from the Broadway production reprised their leading roles, notably Jeremy Jordan as Jack, Kara Lindsay as Katherine, Ben Fankhauser as Davey, Andrew Keenan-Bolger as Crutchie and Tommy Bracco as Spot Conlon. The newsboys wake up and get ready to sell papers ("Carrying the Banner"). The musical premiered at the Paper Mill Playhouse in 2011 and made its Broadway debut in 2012, where it played for more than 1,000 performances before touring. Davey and Les's parents are mentioned only in conversation, omitting a scene from the movie where Jack has dinner in their tenement apartment. [16] The film is now available on Disney's streaming service, Disney+. Disney's 'Newsies' to close on Broadway. Scabs arrive to take the newsies' jobs, but are persuaded to join the strike by Jack, who delivers an impassioned speech condemning child labor and the city's treatment of the poor. "Carrying the Banner" – Jack, Crutchie, Newsies, "The Bottom Line" – Pulitzer, Seitz, Bunsen, Hannah, "Carrying the Banner" (Reprise) – Newsies, "Don't Come A-Knocking" / "I Never Planned on You" – Jack, Bowery Beauties, "The World Will Know" – Jack, Davey, Crutchie, Les and Newsies, "The World Will Know" (Reprise) – Newsies, "King of New York" – Race, Davey, Les, Katherine, Newsies, "Letter from the Refuge" - Crutchie (added for the National Tour), "Watch What Happens" (Reprise) – Jack, Davey, Katherine, Les, "The Bottom Line" (Reprise) – Pulitzer, Seitz and Bunsen (Mayor on the OBCR), "Something to Believe In" – Jack, Katherine, "Once and For All" – Jack, Davey, Katherine, Les, Race, Newsies, "The World Will Know" / "Santa Fe" / "Carrying the Banner" / "King of New York (Finale)" – Jack and Company. The cast also included Kara Lindsay as Katherine Plumber, Capathia Jenkins as Medda Larkin, Ben Fankhauser as Davey, Andrew Keenan-Bolger as Crutchie, and Lewis Grosso and Matthew Schechter sharing the role of Les. “ Newsies,” the modestly-scaled stage musical that surprised Disney Theatrical Prods. Outraged, Jack organizes a protest ("The World Will Know"). ... Mr. Jordan ... is a natural star who has no trouble holding the stage, even without pirouettes. Jack attempts to counter by claiming the newsies already have a reporter on their side, but Pulitzer reveals that Katherine is his daughter and that "Plumber" is only her pen name. Jack lives with his fellow "newsies," many of whom are orphaned and homeless. The lyrics to Santa Fe are changed to compensate for this change. Disney then announced the musical production would be available digitally on May 23, 2017. Meanwhile, Spot Conlon, head of the newsies in Brooklyn, brings in his ranks in full support of Jack's protest ("Brooklyn's Here"). Awards Newsies the Musical is based on a real-life campaign in 1899, when the newsboys of New York – often orphans and street kids who sold the papers – started a … Newsies, the breakout American musical, is opening in Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre. He accepts the Santa Fe money from one of Pulitzer's men as Davey, Spot, and the other newsies watch in disbelief, calling him a traitor and a scab. As Medda performs ("That's Rich"), Jack spots a young female reporter named Katherine Plumber. The two share a brief romantic moment and Katherine states that "I have something to believe in, now that I know you believed in me". Seeing young Les as an opportunity to sell more papers, Jack offers to be their partner. During the song “Seize the Day,” the 16 newspapers that feature in the dance break are torn in advance to separate down the middle easily and consistently. It was also confirmed that newcomer Corey Cott (who became his alternate earlier in the month due to Jordan's production requirements for Smash) would be his replacement beginning September 5. [35][36][37] A two-day encore presentation of the production was shown in theaters on August 5 and 9, 2017. Initially reluctant, Pulitzer agrees when Jack points out he will still ultimately benefit from the increased sales. [25][26] The songs "My Lovey Dovey Baby" and "High Times Hard Times" were removed and replaced by the singular song "That's Rich", which is performed by the same character, Medda Larkin, while the remaining songs were rewritten to fit the changes in the storyline between the film and the musical. The protest is cut short when the boys are engaged in confrontations with the police and strikebreakers. Jack soon arrives and confronts Pulitzer. The next morning, Katherine finds the battered and bruised newsies in Jacobi's Deli, only to learn that no one knows where Jack is as rumors circulate about his whereabouts. During the 2014–2015 and 2015–2016 seasons, the tour was expected to play 25 cities, over 43 weeks. The production was directed by Jeff Calhoun with choreography by Christopher Gattelli. Pulitzer offers Jack a job as a daily political cartoonist, which Jack initially declines. Jack declines, claiming it is time he leaves for Santa Fe, but Davey, Katherine, and Crutchie remind him that "New York's got us, and we're your family." The next day, the boys have informed the rest of the city's newsies about the strike, but each neighborhood claims that they will only join once Spot Conlon, leader of the Brooklyn newsies, gives the okay. Well, for the cast of the Tony-winning musical, Newsies, they have been ruling Broadway for good reason. During the conversation, Pulitzer reveals that he is actually Katherine's father. IE 11 is not supported. [4], The original cast of the Broadway production featured Jeremy Jordan as Jack Kelly and John Dossett as newspaper tycoon Joseph Pulitzer. [20] Many newsgirls participated in the strike as well, a fact largely ignored by both the film and the musical. A solo number for Crutchie titled “Letter from the Refuge” was added for national tour, replacing a scene from the movie where Jack visits Crutchie after he is captured by Snyder. The characters of Sarah Jacobs (Davey and Les's sister and Jack's original love interest) and the New York Sun reporter Brian Denton are replaced by the composite character Katherine Plumber, a reporter with whom Jack falls in love. She also criticizes Jack for not being honest with her about ending up in the refuge for stealing. Jeremy Greenbaum temporarily replaced Ben Fankhauser as Davey from April 1, 2014 to June 22, 2014. The musical premiered at the Paper Mill Playhouse in 2011 and made its Broadway debut in 2012 at the Nederlander Theatre. Gattelli, who just earned his second Tony Award nomination for the high-energy show, doesn’t actually need to be there and his work is technically long done. ", "Read All About It: Disney's 'Newsies' Gets Spring 2012 Broadway Engagement", "Jeremy Jordan On Verge of Joining Broadway Move of Disney's 'Newsies, "Corey Cott Will Succeed Jeremy Jordan in Broadway's 'Newsies, "Seize the Day! Newsies has since gained a measurable fan base. Jack agrees, recalling an abandoned printing press in Pulitzer's cellar, but before getting to work, they share a romantic moment, each stating that the other has given them "something to believe in" ("Something to Believe In"). However, new stage adaptations are rumored to include more "girlsie" roles written in, as well as many characters who have been written as gender-neutral in the script that is currently available for licencing. Newsies is based on the true story of Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City. In 1992, the film was released on Walt Disney Home Video, while a collector's edition DVD was released in 2002. A solo number for Crutchie titled “Letter from the Refuge” was added for national tour, replacing a scene from the movie where Jack visits Crutchie after he is captured by Snyder. Since it was turned into a … Andy Richardson replaced Andrew Keenan-Bolger as Crutchie on March 11, 2013. 8.The Broadway production was originally scheduled for limited 12-week run of 105 performances, however, due to popular demand, “Newsies” went on to run for 1,005 performances. The original Broadway cast recording of Newsies is set for release in late spring 2012. Outraged, Jack declares the newsies to be a union and organizes a protest ("The World Will Know"). Using several cameras, the scope of the stage production is intact, while giving the audience the extra advantage of closeups and focusing on soloists. “Letter From the Refuge” now appears in the current version of the show that is licensed to theatre companies. Jack eventually complies ("Watch What Happens" (Reprise)). Harvey Fierstein The musical opened on Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre for a limited engagement starting in previews on March 15, 2012, and officially on March 29, 2012. Jack gathers the newsies, and not wanting to put them in any more danger, reluctantly suggests they accept Pulitzer's offer. On May 16, 2012, Disney announced that Newsies was an open-ended engagement. Thousands of homeless and orphaned children are living in Newsboys lodging houses, including 17-year old Manhattan newsboy Jack "Cowboy" Kelly, who is a regular newsboy selling newspapers for Joseph Pulitzer and his paper, the New York World. Jul 30, 2020 - Explore Grace Ann's board "Newsies broadway cast" on Pinterest. Newsies (Musical) Jack and Roosevelt inform the newsies that the strike is over and they have won. Later, Jack, Davey, and Les are chased down by Warden Snyder of The Refuge, a juvenile detention center. He attempts to chase the boys down, but they find cover in a vaudeville-style theatre owned by Jack's friend Medda Larkin, whom he regularly paints backdrops for. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Jack prepares to say goodbye to Katherine, as he now plans to leave for Santa Fe, but Katherine says that wherever he goes she will go with him. … : National Tour of Disney's Newsies Launches Today", "Disney to Stage 'Newsies' Stream on Facebook Live (EXCLUSIVE)", Seize the Day! For film of the same name, see, Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical, "Photo Coverage: Newsies Opening Night Curtain Call! In the early hours of the morning, Jack tells his best friend, Crutchie, of his dream to one day leave New York for a better life out West ("Santa Fe (Prologue)"). Broadway (2012-2014) [edit | edit source] The musical opened on Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre for a limited engagement starting in previews on March 15, 2012, and officially on March 29, 2012. Joined Nov 11, 2004 Messages 762. They started work as newsies because their father suffered an accident at work resulting in the termination of his employment. However, new stage adaptations are rumored to include more "girlsie" roles written in, as well as many characters who have been written as gender-neutral in the script that is currently available for licensing.[21]. Other real strikers included in the show are Racetrack Higgins, Mush Meyers, and Spot Conlon. On May 16, 2012, Disney announced that Newsies was an open-ended engagement. The next morning, Spot Conlon and the Brooklyn newsies declare their support of the strike and head to the rally ("Brooklyn's Here"). At the circulation gate, Jack meets a new newsboy named Davey and his nine-year-old brother Les. [10], The musical began a North American tour on October 11, 2014, commencing in Schenectady, New York. The original cast of the Broadway production featured Jeremy Jordan as Jack Kelly and John Dossett as newspaper tycoon Joseph Pulitzer. Due to high demand, a fourth showing was added for March 4, 2017. The lyrics to 'Santa Fe' are changed because of this. A copy reaches Governor Theodore Roosevelt, who arrives in full support of the newsies' cause. This three-day release grossed $3.47 million. Although Katherine Plumber is fictional character, she is named for Pulitzer's daughter Katherine Ethel, who died of pneumonia in 1884 at the age of 2. Jack admits that the feeling is mutual, and they kiss ("Something to Believe In"). Six songs were added for the stage adaptation, including three newly written for the Broadway production since the Paper Mill Playhouse debut: The Bottom Line, That's Rich and Something to Believe In (replacing Then I See You Again, also written for the stage adaptation). Book Pulitzer declines, assuring Jack that no newspaper will violate the blackout order by covering the rally– and if it's not in the papers, it never happened. When it closes, Newsies will have played 1,005 performances at the Nederlander Theatre. Defeated, Pulitzer compromises with Jack once more. Jack proposes that Pulitzer buy back every paper the newsies fail to sell each day. [1] The production was directed by Jeff Calhoun with choreography by Christopher Gattelli. The songs "My Lovey Dovey Baby" and "High Times Hard Times" were removed and replaced by the singular song "That's Rich", which is performed by the same character, Medda Larkin, while the remaining songs were rewritten to fit the changes in the storyline between the film and the musical. Thrilled, the boys rejoice at making the headline and imagine what it would be like to be famous ("King of New York"). Ron Raines temporarily replaced John Dossett as Joseph Pulitzer from October 9, 2012 to December 16, 2012. Track Listing Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream; Newsies: 1 : Act 1. Jack flees to his rooftop, only to find that Katherine has beaten him there. Davey reminds him that they'll have to take risks in order to get Crutchie back. Newsies broadway Poster Newsies The Musical is a musical based on the 1992 film Newsies, which in turn was inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City. The production was directed by Jeff Calhoun with choreography by Christopher Gattelli. Disney then announced the musical production would be available digitally on May 23, 2017. 7. Direction is by Jeff Calhoun, with choreography by Christopher Gattelli. Jack soon arrives with an invitation for Pulitzer to attend the rally Davey has planned. The production opened March 29, 2012, after originating at the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey. He offers Jack a choice: if the strike is called off, Jack will be cleared of all charges and given enough money to leave for Santa Fe, but if not, he and the other newsies will all be arrested and sent to the Refuge ("The Bottom Line (Reprise)"). The next morning, Katherine visits the sulking newsies in Jacobi's Deli and cheers them up by showing them that her article about the strike made the front page of the New York Sun, but Katherine tells them that she was blacklisted by Pulitzer because of the article. [28][29], † Not on the Original Broadway Cast Recording, ^ Mayor sings Bunsen's line in the Broadway Cast Recording but Bunsen sings it in the revised edition which was filmed and is available for licensing, The Paper Mill production drew critical acclaim. The cause of the strike was that they did not lower the high price after the war was over. It was also confirmed that newcomer Corey Cott (who became his alternate earlier in the month due to Jordan's production requirements for Smash) would be his replacement beginning September 5. Katherine decides to cover the strike, seeing it as an opportunity to be taken more seriously as a journalist ("Watch What Happens"). The show began previews in New York City on March 9, 1994 and officially opened at the Palace Theatre on April 18, 1994. During the ensuing fight, Crutchie is apprehended, badly beaten, and taken to the Refuge. The show has music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, and a book by Harvey Fierstein based on the film's screenplay by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White. If Disney's Newsies is on your list of shows to catch on Broadway, be warned: You have limited time. Newsies The Musical premiered at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey from September 25, 2011 through October 16. 'Newsies' on Broadway: Behind the scenes By Grady Smith Updated July 26, 2012 at 08:08 PM EDT https://broadway.fandom.com/wiki/Newsies_(Musical)?oldid=4599. The next morning, Jack and the newsies discover that the cost of newspapers has been raised to sixty cents per hundred. Newsies The Musical played at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey from September 25, 2011 through October 16. On August 24, 2017, Disney announced the filmed production of Newsies would be available on Netflix from September 10. See more ideas about newsies, newsies broadway cast, theatre kid. As the sun rises, the rest of the newsies awaken and prepare for a day on the job, finding as much joy as they can in their life of poverty ("Carrying the Banner"). Pulitzer is reluctant at first, but agrees. Starring Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan, Newsies opened at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre on March 29. The songs \"My Lovey Dovey Baby\" and \"High Times Hard Times\" were left out of the stage adaptation. Meanwhile, Crutchie writes a letter to Jack, describing the filthy and abusive conditions at the Refuge. Ultimately, Jack decides to stay, both remaining a newsboy and accepting the cartoonist job ("Finale"). In this March 29, 2012 photo provided by Disney On Broadway, choreographer Christopher Gattelli attends the opening night of the musical "Newsies" in New York. Later, Davey finds Jack hiding out in the basement of Medda's theatre and informs him of his plan to hold a citywide rally in the theatre. It's been said, but I'll say it again, this is as close to live theater as you can get. Adam Kaplan replaced Mike Faist as Morris Delancey/Mike (also Jack understudy) on February 19, 2013. Katherine is inspired by Jack's leadership and artistic abilities, and sees the newsies' strike as an opportunity to be seen as a more serious journalist, something she struggles with because of society's view of women, and decides to cover the protest ("Watch What Happens"). By Ben Brantley. LaVon Fisher-Wilson replaced Capathia Jenkins as Medda Larkin on September 11, 2012. Music Katherine, who has been listening in secret, attempts to apologize to Jack, but he brushes her off as he is detained by Pulitzer's goons and led into the cellar. While at the show, Jack spots a young female reporter named Katherine Plumber. In addition to the songs from the original movie, Newsies The Musical contains several new numbers such as 'Brooklyn's Here' and 'Something To Believe In'. [11] It concluded its run on October 2, 2016 in Austin, Texas[12] after 784 performances in 65 cities across the US and Canada.[13][14]. Disney’s latest Broadway musical Newsies, which was scheduled to close on August 19, has scored an open-ended run, the company announced today.The current cast is … 1992 movie 'Newsies' Newsies: The Broadway Musical is not to be missed! This caused the newsies to revolt because they felt that it was more difficult to sell papers without the exciting news of the war, plus the additional pressures of the price changes. The film was considered a box-office failure at the time, but has since developed a huge fanbase and following after being released on home video. The next day, Jack fails to properly motivate the newsies, as he isn't always the best with words, but Davey steps in and rallies the newsies for a full scale strike against the New York World ("Seize the Day"). A devastated Jack escapes to the lodging house rooftop and, blaming himself for the protest's failure, fantasizes about running away forever ("Santa Fe"). Later, Jack, Davey, and Les are selling their final newspapers of the day when the corrupt Warden Snyder of the Refuge, a juvenile detention center, recognizes Jack as an escapee from his institution. He attempts to flirt with her, but she brushes him off as he does a drawing of her. The show has music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, and a book by Harvey Fierstein. [38], On the 25th anniversary of the original film's theatrical release, April 10, 2017, it was announced the filmed stage production would be released for digital download on May 23, 2017. In July 1899, a group of orphaned and homeless newsboys live in a Lower Manhattan lodging house with their informal leader, seventeen-year-old Jack Kelly. Newsies The Musical contains songs from the movie, as well as several new numbers. Filmed live at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, CA, this high-energy, not-to-be-missed version of the hit Broadway show fills the stage with more “newsies” and dancing than ever before! Corey Cott replaced Jeremy Jordan as Jack Kelly on September 5, 2012. Davey and Katherine attempt to decide their next move, but Jack refuses to put the newsies in danger again. She rebuffs Jack's attempts to flirt with her, but is charmed when he leaves her with a sketch of her portrait ("Don’t Come A-Knocking/I Never Planned on You"). [15] On August 24, 2017, Disney announced the filmed production of Newsies would be available on Netflix from September 10. Jack Kelly is the amalgamation of several historical leaders of the Newsboys’ Strike of 1899, primarily Kid Blink (who is featured in the film but omitted from the musical), known as a charismatic speaker and a leader to the younger boys. When that show closed early, he was available to open Newsies on Broadway. Pulitzer offers Jack a compromise: if the strike is called off, he will be cleared of all charges and given enough money to leave for Santa Fe, but if not, he and the other newsies will be sent to the refuge ("The Bottom Line" (Reprise)). They argue about their respective betrayals and the fate of the strike, but the argument is cut short when she impulsively kisses him. The songs they added in; amazing, they won the … [39], This article is about the musical. The boys find cover in a vaudeville-style theatre owned by Jack's friend Medda Larkin, whom he regularly paints backdrops for. 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