NEWSIES, the award-winning Broadway musical with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman and ebook by Harvey Fierstein, can have its UK premiere at London’s Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, the place the strictly restricted season will run from 28 November 2022.
The total solid of NEWSIES consists of Michael Ahomka-Lindsay as Jack Kelly, Moya Angela as Medda Larkin, Lindsay Atherton as Ensemble, Samuel Bailey as Specs, Imogen Bailey as Swing, Bronté Barbé as Katherine Plumber, Josh Barnett, as Race, Cameron Blakely as Joseph Pulitzer, Jack Bromage as Tommy Boy, Bobbie Chambers as Ensemble, Alex Christian as Buttons, Arcangelo Ciulla as Ike, George Crawford as Morris Delancey, Ross Dawes as Snyder, Joshua Denyer as Mush, Ross Dorrington as Splasher, Matthew Duckett as Crutchie, Kamilla Fernandes as Ensemble, Jacob Fisher as Albert, Jamie Golding as Wiesel, Damon Gould as Finch, Zack Visitor as Swing, Jordan Isaac as Swing, Alex James-Hatton as Oscar Delancey, Clarice Julianda as Ensemble, Barry Keenan as Nunzio, Ryan Kopel as Davey, Sion Lloyd as Bunsen George Michaelides as Romeo, Mukeni Nel as Jo Jo, Joshua Nkemdilim as Elmer, Mark Samaras as Mike, Bradley Trevethan as Swing, Matt Trevorrow as Henry and Lillie-Pearl Wildman as Ensemble.
The function of Les might be performed by Nesim Adnan, Haydn Courtroom, Oliver Gordon and Ethan Sokontwe.
Based mostly on a real story, NEWSIES is about in New York Metropolis on the flip of the nineteenth century. It’s the rousing story of a ragged band of teenage newspaper sellers, who dream of a greater life removed from the hardship of the streets. After newspaper magnate Joseph Pulitzer hikes up the costs for his papers charged to the newsies, Jack Kelly rallies his fellow newsboys in an try to protest the change, falling in love with younger reporter Katherine alongside the way in which. These younger newsies from throughout town come collectively and stand up towards the exploitation of rich publishing tycoons and battle for justice utilizing the one energy they’ve – solidarity.
The unique manufacturing of NEWSIES opened on Broadway in 2012 and was slated to play solely 100 performances however went on to play over 1,000 performances earlier than touring and successful two Tony Awards®, together with Greatest Authentic Rating. The unique manufacturing was filmed reside on stage and launched in cinemas in 2017.
Now for the very first time, audiences within the UK have an opportunity to benefit from the thrill of one of many largest Broadway hits of current years. In an modern and model new immersive manufacturing ‘within the spherical’ at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, theatregoers might be thrust proper contained in the motion because the newsies dance, sing, soar and fly across the streets of a booming nineteenth century New York Metropolis.