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.
Billed as Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical, the film runs two hours and 25 minutes. Fathom Events is presenting the cinema release of the film that was shot in front of a live audience.
Members of the original Broadway cast reunited for the film, including Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan as rebellious paperboy Jack Kelly, Kara Lindsay as Katherine, Ben Fankhauser as Davey, and Andrew Keenan-Bolgeras Crutchie.
They are joined by members of the North American tour, including Steve Blanchard as Joseph Pulitzer and Aisha de Haas as Medda Larkin.