Jack Kelly and his ragtag team of newsboys make a meager living selling newspapers on the city streets. But when the prices of papers are hiked and the newsies are hung out to dry, there is nothing left to do but “open the gates and seize the day!” Led by Jack and the independent, young newspaper reporter Katherine Plummer, the newsies form a union and organize a strike against mighty Joseph Pulitzer, the greedy publisher of the New York World. Soon all of New York City soon recognizes the power of “the little man.”
Newsies The Musical is a Disney Theatrical Productions stage musical based on the 1992 musical film Newsies. The musical, which made its Broadway debut in 2012, contains songs from the movie as well as several new tunes. Featuring show-stopping dance numbers perfect for the Muny stage, the whole family will be entertained.
The words hell and damn are used several times. The words ass, bastard and crap are each used once.
The newsies scuffle with the authorities in a few scenes.
Mature Content & Sexual References
One scene contains mild sexual innuendo.