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[2 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
Is ‘Newsies’ Headed to Broadway?

Can’t make it to see Newsies on stage at the Paper Mill Playhouse this month? You may still have a chance to see the show, as the New York Times reports that the show may move to Broadway. The new musical, which opened on September 25 to critical acclaim, would join fellow Disney Theatricals shows Mary Poppins and The Lion King on the Great White Way.
According to the Times, executives from both Jujamcyn Theaters and the Nederlander Organization, two of the major Broadway theatre owners, have approached Disney about bringing …

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[25 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Stage Production of ‘Newsies’ Opens at New Jersey’s Paper Mill Playhouse

Fans of the 1992 film Newsies are finally getting what many have wished for years: the film has finally been brought to life on stage. The stage musical of Newsies, a film that has developed a cult-like following over the years, celebrated its opening night tonight at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey. The show, which began previews on September 15, will continue its run through October 16.
Newsies tells the tale of a group of courageous newsboys, who fight for their rights when powerful newspaper publishers Joseph Pulitzer …