Description:

The Broadway Musical

Stop the presses! This Disney film turned Tony-winning Broadway hit inspires everyone to fight for what's right and seize the day.

It's time to carry the banner on your stage with Disney's Newsies! Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged "newsies." When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what's right!

Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, Newsies features a Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken (Little Shop of HorrorsSister Act) and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots). Featuring the now classic songs “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day,” and “Santa Fe,” Newsies is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message, perfect for the whole family and every audience.

AUDITIONS: January 21-22, 2022
REHEARSALS: January 28 - April 13, 2022
PERFORMANCES:  April 14-16, 2022

Audition FAQs

Dates / Times:

  • Thursday, Apr 14th @ 9:30am  
  • Thursday, Apr 14th @ 6:00pm
  • Friday, Apr 15th @ 9:30am  
  • Friday, Apr 15th @ 7:00pm
  • Saturday, Apr 16th @ 2:00pm
  • Saturday, Apr 16th @ 6:00pm
  • School Days Performance

Ticket Prices:


Berger Performing Arts Center:

1200 W Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85745


Characters:

Jack Kelly

leader of the newsies

Crutchie

newsie with a bum leg

Davey

new, bookish newsie

Les

Davey's fearless younger brother

Katherine Plumber

ambitious young reporter

Darcy

upper-class son of a publisher

Bill

son of William Randolph Hearst

Wiesel

runs the World's distribution window

Morris Delancey

heavy hitter at the World's distribution window

Oscar Delancey

Morris"s equally tough brother

Scabs

Joseph Pulitzer

no-nonsense publisher of the World

Seitz

Pulitzer's editor

Bunsen

Pulitzer's bookkeeper

Hannah

Pulitzer's secretary

Nunzio

Pulitzer's barber

Guard

Snyder

warden of The Refuge

Medda Larkin

vaudeville star and theater owner

Bowery Beauties

showgirls at Medda's theater

Stage Manager

Race

Albert

Buttons

Elmer

Finch

Henry

Ike

Jo Jo

Mike

Mush

Romeo

Specs

Splasher

Tommy Boy

Spot Conlon

leader of the Brooklyn newsies

Nuns

Woman

newspaper customer

Mr. Jacobi

owner of Jacobi's Deli

Policeman

Mayor

Governor Teddy Roosevelt

Thea's Newsies

Christine's Newsies

Tappers