Disney Theatrical Productions has joined forces with Fathom Events to bring the Tony Award-winning musical Newsies to a cinema near you in early 2017. Even if you’ve seen the road tour, this is a spectacular chance to see some of the original Broadway cast perform the parts they created.
Jeremy Jordan, who was nominated for a Tony Award for his performane as “Jack Kelly” will be returning. Joining Jordan from the original Broadway cast include: Kara Lindsay (Katherine), Ben Fanhauser (Davey), and Andrew Keenan-Bolder (Crutchie). Joining from the North American Tour are Steve Blanchard (Joseph Pulitzer) and Aisha de Haas (Medda Larkin). Additional cast from the Broadway and North American tour ensemble will also return fillin the state with more ‘newsies’ and more dancing than ever before.
“From the very beginning, the stage adaptation of Newsies has had an exciting and entirely unexpected journey, propelled by the show’s passionate fan base,” said Thomas Schumacher, President & Producer, Disney Theatrical Productions. “We are thrilled to be working with Fathom Events and to have Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan and members of the original Broadway company join the North American touring cast as we take Newsies on its next exciting chapter, reaching new audiences around the world.”
“This special cinema event will entertain audiences across the country by reuniting the show’s original Broadway stars and creating the ultimate Newsies experience at the movie theater,” said John Rubey, CEO of Fathom Events. “When this production hits the big screen in 2017, Newsies fans will definitely want to ‘seize the day!’”
The performance will be filmed on on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, CA in front of an invited audience.
Sign up for ticket-on-sale and cinema release dates at www.newiesthemusical.com.