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Newsies: The Broadway Musical
Newsies: The Broadway Musical
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Set in New York City at the turn of the last century and based on a true story, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, leader of a ragged band of teenage “newsies” who dream only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. But when two publishing titans raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack finds a cause to fight for. Filmed live at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, CA, this high-energy, not-to-be-missed version of the hit Broadway show fills the stage with more “newsies” and dancing than ever before!
Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, Ben Fankhauser, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Steve Blanchard, Aisha De Haas, Ethan Steiner, Tommy Bracco, Joshua Burrage, Ben Cook, Michael Dameski, Michael Dameski, Julian De Guzman, Nico DeJesus, JP Ferreri, Sky Flaherty, David Guzman, Jacob Guzman, Stephen Hernandez, Stephen Hernandez, Devin Lewis, Nicholas Masson, Nicholas Masson, Anthony Norman, Andy Richardson, Michael Rios, Jordan Samuels, Jack Sippel, Jack Sippel, Daniel Switzer, Andrew Wilson, Andrew Wilson, Chaz Wolcott, Iain Young, Anthony Zas, John Brady, John Brady, Kevin Carolan, Kevin Carolan, Bill Bateman, James Judy, Michael Gorman, Meredith Inglesby, Meredith Inglesby, Mark Aldrich, Eric Mahlum, Eric Mahlum, Eric Mahlum, Kaitlyn Frank, Kaitlyn Frank, Beth Laird, Beth Laird
© 2016 Disney Enterprises Inc.
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Common Sense Says
Dazzling staged musical has some mild cursing.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Newsies: The Broadway Musical is a filmed musical play, shot live at a performance in the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, California. Based on the 1992 Disney movie Newsies starring Christian Bale, this production brings the immediacy and vibrancy of a theatrical experience directly to its audiences. Set at the turn of the 20th century when workers were often exploited by "captains of industry," Newsies tells the true story of a ragtag team of newsboys who form a union to fight the greediness of New York's major newspapers. In this musical version, a few swear words are heard: "damn," "hell," "bastards," "asses." Mild physical struggles occur, all set to music and mostly danced, include fistfighting and pretend hits with batons/clubs. No injuries are sustained. A teen holds an unlit cigar in his mouth during most of his scenes. The 1992 film was not an immediate success, but garnered a large, enthusiastic fan base over the years. Minimal changes were made for the Broadway show (i.e., a few songs added or deleted, and the hero's love interest has a new identity and backstory). This film offers a rare opportunity to witness a live Broadway show, with extraordinary dancing, acting, and music that will appeal to musical lovers and introduce the theater musical to new fans everywhere.
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- Release Date:February 16, 2017
- Captions:English, Spanish
- Audio Format:5.1
- Screen Pass Eligible:Yes
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