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Closed July 23, 2017

Seize the day with Disney's jubilant musical

Why See Newsies?

Read all about it! Newsies hits Pittsburgh!

Pittsburgh CLO present their debut production of Disney's Broadway smash Newsies. Inspired by true events, and based on the Disney movie from 1992, Newsies is the story of the Newspaper delivery boys who made their own headlines. Set on the cobbled streets of 1899 New York, this high-kicking musical follows a group of rebellious newsboys who decide to strike after publishing baron Joseph Pulitzer raises newspaper prices.

Debuting on Broadway in 2012, Newsies won two Tony Awards for its score and stunning choreography. Bursting with old-fashioned Broadway flair, classic numbers ('Seize the Day,' 'King of New York') and a cast full of plucky kids, Newsies is a headline-grabbing show for all the family.

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Opening night: 18 July 2017

Run time

2 hours and 30 minutes, including intermission

And before you stop reading

The above image is taken from the Broadway production.

Cast and Creative


Joey Barreiro as Jack Kelly
Beth Stafford Laird as Katherine
Ed Watts as Joseph Pulitzer
Stephen Michael Langton as Davey
Billy Mason as Seitz
Patricia Phillips as Nun/Medda Larkin
Daniel Quadrino as Crutchie
William Sendera as Les

Sky Bennett, Matthew Boyd, Christopher Campbell, Alex Dorf, Grant Haralson, Cameron Anika Hill, Jeffrey Howell, Michael James, Carina-Kay Louchiey, Javier Manente, Connor McCanlus, J. Alex Noble, Gavan Pamer, Kevin Paul, Isaac Cole Powell, Vinnie Smith, Trent Soyster, Taylor Kellas Warren, James Allen Washington, Davis Wayne, Benjamin Godley-Fisher and Noah Kies


Lyrics by Jack Feldman
Music by Alan Menken
Book by Harvey Fierstein


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