The story of Disney’s Newsies leapt from the screen to the stage in the smash Broadway musical retelling of the real life 1899 Newsboy strike in New York City. The family friendly musical features music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, and a book… Read More »Disney’s Newsies to play holiday season shows in Washington, DC
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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… Read More »Disney’s Broadway smash Newsies will have special cinema showing in 2017
Fans of Disney’s Newsies stage musical who want to continue to seize the day and will soon get their chance as multiple regional productions will open in the Summer of 2017. Can’t wait until then? There are still a few remaining performances of the North… Read More »Disney’s Newsies stage musical will open regional productions
Above: Newsies Cast Members sign autographs on opening night on Broadway. I really wish I had figured out a way to go see Disney’s Newsies the Musical on Broadway at some point over the last year. It was originally scheduled for a 90 day run,… Read More »Disney’s Newsies Celebrates 1 Year on Broadway
You know you’re a diehard Disney fan when you sit through the entirety of the Disney parks Christmas parade on ABC. I managed it this year, but only with some fast forwarding through the musical performances from bands I’ve never heard of. The TV version… Read More »Full Newsies Performance at Disney Christmas Parade
Despite the high prices for tickets to a Broadway show and the hordes of tourists looking to enjoy a little of the magic of the Great White Way, it’s not a guarantee that even a popular production will generate a return on investment. Disney’s been hit and miss on this in the past (misses include Tarzan and The Little Mermaid) but their latest production has been something of a surprise hit (although the shows fans would have said they knew it from the start).
Disney Theatrical Productions just announced that the Broadway production of Newsies has recouped its investment in just over nine months — the fastest a Disney production has ever turned a profit — confirming Newsies’ status as one of the biggest hits of the 2011-12 Broadway season.
In 41 weeks of performances to date, nearly 400,000 people have attended the show at the Nederlander Theatre. The show has set then broken the weekly box office house record six times during its run so far and has regularly been among Broadway’s Top 10 shows.
The cast of Broadway’s Newsies traveled to Walt Disney World to take part in the Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade. Choreographer Christopher Gattelli was joined by Corey, Ryan, and Jess and the rest of the crew as they prepared for their big moment on the… Read More »Newsies The Musical Visits Walt Disney World
Trainspotting and Gray’s Anatomy actor Kevin McKidd, who happens to be from Elgin, Scotland, started his work on Pixar’s Brave more than four years ago. He was asked to provide the voices of both the Lord and young MacGuffin. When asked to make up some… Read More »Brave’s Kevin McKidd Lends Scottish Realism To Film