North Carolina Theatre’s Newsies Is a True Delight

NCT's rendition of Disney's Newsies fun frolic of a show (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

Disney’s Newsies has been a popular show since it was first made into a musical adapted from the film of the same name in 2011. And, based on North Carolina Theatre’s production, directed by Steve Bebout, it’s easy to see why. The musical follows a group of kids who sling newspapers for a living in… Continue reading North Carolina Theatre’s Newsies Is a True Delight

North Carolina Theatre’s Version of Disney’s Newsies Features Splendid Staging and Showstopping Song-and-Dance Numbers

Jason Gotay stars as Jack in Disney's Newsies (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

Last night, the North Carolina Theatre proudly presented the inaugural performance of Disney’s Newsies, the final production of its 2017-18 season, to a delighted opening-night crowd. On the surface, Newsies appears to be slightly dated, because it is set in New York during the 1899 New York City newspaper strike. However, Parker Esse’s lively show-stopping… Continue reading North Carolina Theatre’s Version of Disney’s Newsies Features Splendid Staging and Showstopping Song-and-Dance Numbers

Stop the Presses! The North Carolina Theatre Will Stage Disney’s Newsies on July 24-29

Steve Raymond (left) and Jason Gotay star as Crutchie and Jack (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

For the final production of its crowd-pleasing 2017-18 season, the North Carolina Theatre will present eight high-octane performances of the 2012 Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical Disney’s Newsies on July 24-29 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh, NC. North Carolina’s premier producer of homegrown revivals of… Continue reading Stop the Presses! The North Carolina Theatre Will Stage Disney’s Newsies on July 24-29

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

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

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

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,… Continue reading Broadway’s Smash Hit Newsies Thunders into Durham with DPAC’s 3 Millionth Visitor