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Joey Barreiro stars as newsboy-turned-strike leader Jack Kelly in Newsies (Disney© photo by Deen van Meer)

Stop the Presses (Again)! Disney’s Newsies Will Return to DPAC for Eight Shows on Aug. 16-21

On June 2-7, 2015, the high-octane First National Tour of Disney’s sensational 2012 Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical, Newsies, roared into the Durham Performing Arts Center, hitting on all cylinders, thanks to the dynamic direction of two-time Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun (Newsies and the 1994 Revival of Grease) and the combustible choreography of 2012 Tony winner… Read More ›

“Newsies” Is Great … and Its Choreography Is Even Better

Once upon a time, some paperboys set out on a strike against unfair practices. This triumphant story evolved into a 1992 Disney flick starring Christian Bale, which received moderate, and later, cult success. As with many moderate-to-insanely popular films, Newsies was made into a musical with book by Harvey Fierstein. The timeless underdog story focuses… Read More ›

The "Newsies" cast will kick up their heels through Sunday at DPAC (Disney© photo by Deen van Meer)

Extra! Extra! Read All About It! “Newsies” Delivers at DPAC!

The high-octane First National Tour of Disney’s sensational 2012 Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical, Newsies, roared into the Durham Performing Arts Center, hitting on all cylinders, thanks to the dynamic direction of Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun and the combustible choreography of Tony winner Christopher Gattelli, whose exuberant dance numbers are poetry in motion. In newspaper parlance,… Read More ›

Stop the Presses! Disney’s “Newsies” Blows into DPAC on June 2nd for Eight Exuberant Performances

Next up for the Durham Performing Arts Center is the 2012 Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical sensation, Disney’s Newsies, which will play June 2-7 at DPAC in the American Tobacco Historic District. Newsies is based on the 1992 Disney movie musical, directed by Kenny Ortega, which dramatized the 1899 New York City newspaper strike. The tour… Read More ›