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

Newsies Is Back at DPAC … and It’s Just as Good the Second Time Around

A little over a year ago, DPAC brought Disney’s Newsies to the Triangle. The show must have been pretty popular (our publication reviewed it favorably) since the theatre also opened its new season with an encore production. And, while much of the cast has changed, the perfect direction of Jeff Calhoun and the amazing, can’t-look-away… Read More ›

Broadway’s Smash Hit Newsies Thunders into Durham with DPAC’s 3 Millionth Visitor

Newsies, Broadway’s smash-hit musical from the Disney team, burst onto the Durham Performing Arts Center’s stage Tuesday night — and though it was fabulous and fun, it wasn’t the only exciting event of the evening. DPAC welcomed its 3 millionth visitor, Durham native Erin Andrews, right before the curtain went up, with lots of confetti,… Read More ›

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 ›