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Newsies The Musical London

Newsies the Musical is Coming to London later this year!

After the long wait, the Tony Award-winning musical “Newsies” is finally coming to London. The show, which is set in New York City at the turn of the 20th century and follows a gang of scrappy young newspaper boys as they fight for better working conditions, will make its London premiere later in 2022.

The Tony Award-winning show’s full creative team, theatre, casting, and performance schedule will be announced in due course.

What is Newsies the Musical about?

The Newsies is a 1992 American musical drama film produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed by Kenny Ortega and stars Christian Bale, David Moscow, Bill Pullman, and Robert Costanzo. The film is based on the 1899 strike of the city’s newsboys against Pulitzer Publishing Company.

The musical Newsies is about Jack, a New York newspaper boy aspiring to a better future. Together, he and his fellow newsie must fight the unethical tactics of Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst.

Newsies the musical was first performed as a world premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, Milburn, NJ, on September 25, 2011. The show opened on Broadway in the Nederlander Theatre on March 15, 2012 and ran for two years.

Original cast members of Newsies the musical included:

  • Jeremy Jordan (Jack Kelly)
  • Capathia Jenkins (Medda Larkin)
  • Kara Lindsay (Katherine Plumber
  • Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Crutchie)
  • John Dossett (Joseph Pulitzer).

The show was nominated for two Tony Awards, including Best Original Score and, Best Choreography at its run on the Nederlander.

Newsies The Musical Songs…

Act I

  • Overture
  • Santa Fe (Prologue)
  • Carrying the Banner
  • Carrying the Banner (reprise I)
  • The Bottom Line
  • Carrying the Banner (reprise II)
  • That’s Rich
  • I Never Planned on You/Don’t Come A-Knockin
  • The World Will Know
  • The World Will Know” (reprise)
  • Watch What Happens
  • Seize the Day
  • Santa Fe

Act II

  • King of New York
  • Letter from The Refuge
  • Watch What Happens (reprise)
  • The Bottom Line (reprise)
  • Brooklyn’s Here
  • Something to Believe In
  • Seize the Day (reprise I)
  • Once and for All
  • Seize the Day (reprise II)
  • The World Will Know(reprise)
  • Finale

Where to buy Tickets for Newsies London?

Sign-up on the official Newsies The Musical website to be the first to know when tickets go on sale.

Final Thoughts…

We are excited to welcome the musical to London and recommend that people buy tickets asap! The show is sure to be a hit with audiences, and we are sure that the cast and crew will put on an amazing performance.

Make sure to keep an eye out for the latest news about premiere theatre and performance dates so you can get the best deals. This is so exciting! Can’t wait to see the show in London this year!

Further Reading…

Holly Smith

I Love Musical Theatre and made the Theatre Queen Blog To Share My Experiences, Reviews & Theatre News.