The News

Musical - Original

Helen Hayes Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 18, 1985
  • Opening Date: November 7, 1985
  • Closing Date: November 9, 1985
  • Previews: 22
  • Performances: 4

Lyrics: Paul Schierhorn

Book: Paul Schierhorn, David Rotenberg, R. Vincent Park

Music: Paul Schierhorn


The editor of a big-city tabloid newspaper doggedly pursues the story of a serial killer on the loose, unaware that his daughter is arranging a date with the murderer through the paper's personals column.


Opening Night Cast

Jeff Conaway in The News Jeff Conaway Executive Editor
Anthony Crivello in The News Anthony Crivello Killer
Lisa Michaelis Girl
Cheryl Alexander Reporter #3
Frank Baier Circulation Editor
Michael Duff City Editor
Jonathan S. Gerber Feature Editor
Anthony Hoylen Talk Show Host
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Paul Schierhorn Book
  David Rotenberg Book
  R. Vincent Park Book
  Paul Schierhorn Music
  Paul Schierhorn Lyrics
  David Rotenberg Director
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1986 Original Score Paul Schierhorn Nominee
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