Disney's Newsies JR.

Disney's Newsies JR.
The Tony Award-winning Disney musical gets the Broadway Junior treatment!

Disney’s Newsies JR. is a 60-minute musical based on the 1992 motion picture and 2012 Broadway musical. Newsies features a Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman, and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein and was inspired by the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, when newsboy Kid Blink led a band of orphan and runaway newsies on a two-week-long action against Pulitzer, Hearst, and other powerful New York newspaper publishers.

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April 17, 2021
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Newsies, Jr. availability

I see from the answers to the previous questions that Newsies, Jr. has been "postponed until further notice."

Have there been any updates to a potential release date? 

Thank you!

Amy 

 

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January 18, 2021
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Newsies Jr. Availaility

Hi,

The announcments says Newsies Jr. will be released winter 2021. Are you still on target to release at that announced time...say before March/April?

Thanks

Renee

 

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January 18, 2021
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Newsies, Jr.

Hi, 

We are hoping to book "Newsies, Jr." for an August 2021 summer camp production.  Do you know when it will be available to book?  

I realize the world is still upside down, but we're hoping by August we can have in-person camp again and Newsies is top on our list!

 

Thank you for all you do!

-Jill

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January 04, 2021
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Could you please update me as to availability of this show when you have info in hand. Cheers!

Show availability. 

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November 27, 2020
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Newsies Jr. Availaility

Will "Newsies Jr." still be available for this summer or has availability been delayed due to Covid? If available, when will I be able to get a perusal.

Thanks

Renee

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November 20, 2020
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Release Date

Hello! I know the last post asking this question was back in June, but I just wanted to check in and see if "Winter 2021" possibly meant January or February. Just trying to time out our auditions, and see if I could potentially hold out till it's released. Thank you in advance!

 

Best, 
Joan Schubin
Timberlane Middle School

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June 11, 2020
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Release date

Hello! I know you said that this will be released in early Winter 2021. Does that mean like January? If so can we book the show before hand so we can start rehearsals as soon as it is realeased? I work at an all boys school & my boys at my school really wanted to do this show this year when we thought it was being realeased in August 2020. They will be 8th graders and since it is their last year at my school and the restrictions that will most likely be in place, this would be the perfect show because there aren't many girl roles. Please try to realease it early! It will bring joy to so many children after these uncertain times. Yesterday, at our drive-by goodbyes, the 8th grade boys said that they are most looking forward to doing this play at school next year. Thank you! 

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April 28, 2020
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Can you be specific as to a date that we could have materials in hand to begin rehearsals?
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April 27, 2020
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Release Date for Newsies JR.

I noticed that the release date for Newsies Jr. was just pushed back to Winter 2021 this week.  My theatre group had already decided to do this show as our musical next year, but with that release date, it is highly unlikely that we will be able to do so.  My group is an elementary club with 5th through 8th graders and I do not want to disappoint them.  Is it possible that the date could be moved back up to August?  If not, which month in winter will it release?

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April 10, 2020
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Hello, I'm Julia Sterling and I have put on summer musicals in Yarmouth ME for the past 20 summers. I thought during this unsettling time, I could put a musical on on line. I wanted to put on Newsies JR.

I was wondering if you could push the available date from August to July?  Juliasterling0904@gmail.com

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