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Disney's Newsies

November 15–December 29, 2019 | Cabot Theatre

Newsies show art: a figure made of newspaper dances across a cityscape
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Audience Information


Based on the rousing true story of newsboys who strike against unfair conditions in turn-of-the century New York City, this Disney film became a Tony Award-winning Broadway hit. Featuring a score by Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors), book by Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots), and exhilarating dancing, this musical delivers a timeless message about fighting for what’s right. Perfect for the whole family.

Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Jack Feldman
Book by Harvey Fierstein
Based on the Disney Film written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White
Originally produced on Broadway by Disney Theatrical Productions 


Show Runtime: 2 hours 30 minutes including a 20 minute intermission

Warning: This show contains haze and simulated violence

November 2019

  1. Sunday
  2. Monday
  3. Tuesday
  4. Wednesday
  5. Thursday
  6. Friday
  7. Saturday
  6. 1 Friday
  7. 2 Saturday
  1. 3 Sunday
  2. 4 Monday
  3. 5 Tuesday
  4. 6 Wednesday
  5. 7 Thursday
  6. 8 Friday
  7. 9 Saturday
  1. 10 Sunday
  2. 11 Monday
  3. 12 Tuesday
  4. 13 Wednesday
  5. 14 Thursday
  6. 15 Friday
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  2. 18 Monday
  3. 19 Tuesday
  4. 20 Wednesday
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  7. 23 Saturday
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  1. 24 Sunday
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  2. 25 Monday
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  4. 27 Wednesday
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    Sensory Friendly Performance. Tickets for this show only available by calling/visiting Box Office.
  5. 28 Thursday
  6. 29 Friday
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  7. 30 Saturday
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Cast & Design Team


Jack Kelly – Marco Tzunux

Katherine Plumber – Rachael Zientek

Crutchie – Jordan Arrasmith

Davey – Nicholas Parrott

Les – Abram Nelson/Edward Owczarski

Joseph Pulitzer – Lee Palmer*

Medda Larkin – Natalie Harris

Wiesel/Mayor – Kevin James Sievert

Oscar Delancey/Stage Manager – Shawn Holmes

Morris Delancey/Teddy Roosevelt – Christopher Elst

Snyder/Jacobi/Nunzio – Chase Stoeger

Race/Bunsen/Darcy – Austin Ryan Hunt

Finch/Sietz/Bill – Jonathan Turner

Hannah/Bowery Beauty/Newsie/Nun – Stephanie Staszak

Spot Conlan/Bowery Beauty/Newsie – Jamie Mercado

Albert – Joseph Davila

Specs – Kamani Graham

Henry – Matthew Peterson

Romeo – Keleous Lange

Elmer – Nathan Kabara

Buttons – Nolan Van Haren

Tommy Boy – Tikvah Schlissel

Jojo – Francis Faye

Ensemble Newsies

Eloise Field, Max Larson, Michael Loomans, Lily Miller, Alica Rivera, Paisley Schroeder

*Denotes Member of Actors' Equity Association


Design Team

DIRECTOR – Molly Rhode
MUSIC DIRECTOR – Christie Chiles Twillie
CHOREOGRAPHER – Molly Rhode/David Roman
SCENIC DESIGNER – Front Row Theatricals
COSTUME DESIGNER – Jason Orlenko **
LIGHTING DESIGNER – Joseph Arthur Franjoine **

*Appearing through an agreement between Skylight Music Theatre and Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.
** The Costume and Lighting Designers are represented by United Scenic Artists, Local USA-829.

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