Plays & Muscials featuring Care Experience

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Newsies (The Musical)

Alan Menken et al.

2012

Newsies The Musical is a musical based on the 1992 musical film Newsies, which in turn was inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City. Based on the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, this new Disney musical tells the story of In July 1899, a group of orphaned and homeless newsboys live in a Lower Manhattan lodging house with their informal leader, seventeen-year-old Jack Kelly. Jack, a rebellious newsboy dreams of a life as an artist away from the big city. After publishing giant Joseph Pulitzer raises newspaper prices at the newsboys' expense, Kelly and his fellow newsies take action.