Newsies

Musical - Original

Nederlander Theatre

  • First Preview: March 15, 2012
  • Opening Date: March 29, 2012
  • Closing Date: August 24, 2014
  • Previews: 16
  • Performances: 1004

Lyrics: Jack Feldman

Music: Alan Menken

Book: Harvey Fierstein

Synopsis

Based on the 1992 Disney film, Newsies is the tale of newsboy Jack Kelly, who dreams of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. When Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise distribution prices, Jack finds a cause to fight for and rallies his army of newsies to strike.

Official

Website:
newsiesthemusical.com

Facebook:
facebook.com/Newsies

Twitter:
@Newsies

 

Opening Night Cast

Jeremy Jordan in Newsies Jeremy Jordan Jack Kelly
John Dossett in Newsies John Dossett Joseph Pulitzer
Kara Lindsay in Newsies Kara Lindsay Katherine
Capathia Jenkins in Newsies Capathia Jenkins Medda Larkin
Ben Fankhauser in Newsies Ben Fankhauser Davey
Andrew Keenan-Bolger in Newsies Andrew Keenan-Bolger Crutchie
Lewis Grosso in Newsies Lewis Grosso Les [Alternate]
Matthew Schechter in Newsies Matthew Schechter Les [Alternate]
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Opening Night Production Credits

Harvey Fierstein Harvey Fierstein Book
Alan Menken Alan Menken Music
  Jack Feldman Lyrics
Jeff Calhoun Jeff Calhoun Director
Christopher Gattelli Christopher Gattelli Choreographer
Tobin Ost Tobin Ost Scenic Design
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Videos (20)

 

Awards


Astaire Awards

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2012 Outstanding Choreographer of a Broadway Show Christopher Gattelli Nominee
2012 Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show Kara Lindsay Nominee
2012 Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show Ephraim M. Sykes Nominee
2012 Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show Ryan Breslin Nominee
2012 Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show Thayne Jasperson Nominee
2012 Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show Jeremy Jordan Nominee
2012 Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show Ryan Steele Nominee

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2012 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Jeremy Jordan Nominee
2012 Outstanding Choreography Christopher Gattelli Winner
2012 Outstanding Lyrics Jack Feldman Nominee
2012 Outstanding Music Alan Menken Winner
2012 Outstanding Musical   Nominee
2012 Outstanding Orchestrations Daniel Troob Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2012 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2012 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Jeremy Jordan Nominee
2012 Outstanding Book of a Musical Harvey Fierstein Nominee
2012 Outstanding Choreographer Christopher Gattelli Winner
2012 Outstanding Director of a Musical Jeff Calhoun Nominee
2012 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Andrew Keenan-Bolger Nominee
2012 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Nominee
2012 Outstanding New Score Alan Menken
Jack Feldman
Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2012 Actor in a Musical Jeremy Jordan Nominee
2012 Best Musical   Nominee
2012 Book of a Musical Harvey Fierstein Nominee
2012 Choreography Christopher Gattelli Winner
2012 Direction of a Musical Jeff Calhoun Nominee
2012 Orchestrations Daniel Troob Nominee
2012 Original Score Alan Menken
Jack Feldman
Winner
2012 Scenic Design of a Musical Tobin Ost
Sven Ortel
Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Aug. 24, 2014 13 $878,556
$1,061,580
-$88,047 $94.62
$199.00
9285
1185
8
0
97.94% -2.11%
Aug. 17, 2014 12 $966,603
$1,067,324
$37,444 $101.91
$199.00
9485
1185
8
0
100.05% 2.53%
Aug. 10, 2014 11 $929,159
$1,110,082
$10,109 $100.50
$199.00
9245
1185
8
0
97.52% -0.47%
Aug. 3, 2014 10 $919,050
$1,098,188
- $98.94
$199.00
9289
1185
8
0
97.99% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $3,693,368
$4,337,174
  $98.99 37304
37920
32
0
98.38 %  
Cumulative
  $109,000,717
$135,623,764
  $93.72
$199.00
1156757
1213554
1004
16
95.32 %  
 
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