Newsies tells the inspiring tale of a group of charismatic newsboys who rally against unfair working conditions. Led by the spirited Jack Kelly, these young newsies take on the mighty publishing titans in a struggle for justice. The newsboys’ determination to stand up for their rights and make their voices heard turns their humble newsboy strike into a powerful symbol of solidarity. Newsies captures the spirit of youthful optimism, resilience, and the power of unity.
Musical Type: 1992 Film/Contemporary Musical (2011)
Cast Size: 30+
Music: Alan Menken
Lyrics: Jack Feldman
Book: Harvey Fierstein
Audition Songs: Theatre Trip
Licensing: Music Theatre International➝
Sheet Music: Amazon➝
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