The musical is based on the eponymous film of 1992. Composer – A. Menken. Lyrics written by J. Feldman. Librettist is H. Fierstein. Off-Broadway premiere of the histrionics took place on the stage of Paper Mill Playhouse. The performance was shown from September to October 2011. Director was J. Calhoun. Choreographer – C. Gattelli. The musical used most of the songs from the film, as well as added some new numbers. Beloved of Jack & reporter Brian Denton, who wrote about the newsboy, has been replaced by journalist Katherine Plumber. The show received from critics a lot of positive feedback.
Broadway premiere took place at the Nederlander Theatre stage. In March 2012 have been organized previews. In May 2012, it was announced that the musical gets unlimited time engagement. Displaying the spectacular was ended in August 2014 after 1004 exhibitions. Director – J. Calhoun, choreographer – C. Gattelli. Cast: J. Jordan, C. Cott, J. Dossett, K. Lindsay, B. Fankhauser, L. Grosso, M. Schechter, A. Keenan-Bolger & C. Jenkins.
In October 2014 started the national North American tour. It lasted until the middle of 2016. During the 43 weeks, this was shown in 25 cities across the US. Planned in 2014 London premiere did not take place. In 2012, production was nominated for several awards: Tony (8 nominations, 2 wins), Drama Desk (6 nominations, 2 wins), Grammy (1 nom.), Young Artist (1 nom.).
Release date: 1992
Last Update:June, 13th 2016
Newsies lyrics list
- Prologue Lyrics
- Carrying the Banner Lyrics
- Santa Fe Lyrics
- My Lovey-Dovey Baby Lyrics
- Fightin' Irish: Strike Action Lyrics
- The World I Will Know Lyrics
- Escape from Snyder Lyrics
- Seize the Day Lyrics
- King of New York Lyrics
- High Times, Hard Times Lyrics
- Seize the Day (Chorale) Lyrics
- Santa Fe (Reprise) Lyrics
- Rooftop Lyrics
- Once and for All Lyrics
- The World Will Know (Reprise) Lyrics
- Carrying the Banner (Finale) Lyrics