Costa Mesa, CA
May 17, 2016 - May 29, 2016
San Diego, CA
May 31, 2016 - June 5, 2016
Salt Lake City, UT
June 7, 2016 - June 12, 2016
June 14, 2016 - June 19, 2016
Joey’s pretty jazzed to join these ranks. Regional: Witches of Eastwick (Ogunquit), Ragtime (Westchester Broadway), A Chorus Line (Connecticut Rep) Into the Woods (Studio Tenn). Classy shout outs to Dave, Justin, Jeff, James, and of course, Walt.
Broadway: Beauty and the Beast (Beast), Camelot (Lancelot), A Christmas Carol (Fred), The Three Musketeers (Aramis u/s). National Tours: Little House on the Prairie (Pa), Camelot (Lancelot), Phantom of the Opera (The Phantom), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Miles Gloriosus), Hans Christian Anderson (Hans Christian Anderson). Off-Broadway: Orphan Train (Rev. Brace), Johnny Guitar (Johnny), Frankenstein (The Creature), Treasure Island (Captain Smollett).Television: “Law and Order”, “Third Watch”, “Cupid”, “Ed”, “Sunset Beat”, “Police Story” “Goody, Goody”. Film: “Those Who Wander”, “By The Dashboard Light”, “When the Moon Was Twice As Big”, “Dark Vengeance”, “Savva”, “Rap Master Ronnie”. Mr. Blanchard can be heard on the original recordings of Johnny Guitar, Sundown, Frankenstein, and Northbound Train.
most recently seen in Nora Ephron’s Love Loss And What I Wore, has appeared on Broadway, TV and Film, including Caroline, Or Change; RENT (Broadway & Movie) and “Law & Order.” She’s happy singing back-up for Oleta Adams and Patti Austin, and is thrilled to join the cast of Newsies!
National tour debut! Pace University MT ‘13. Thanks to the creatives, Justin/Telsey+Co, and About Artists. Shout out to my amazingly supportive friends, incomparable family, and the Ussies for being there since day one. Love to Andromeda, from Dad.
Andy could not be any happier to be back with the Newsies family! Broadway: Newsies (Original Broadway Cast - Romeo, Crutchie), Gypsy starring Patti LuPone, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!. Regional: Sacramento Music Circus, Paper Mill Playhouse. Education: NYU. Love to Mom, Dad, Emmy, Clinton, Thomas, and Maggie. Twitter: @AMRichardson3
Turner, age 9, is so excited to perform in Newsies. He has been the featured child performer with the Historic Savannah Theatre cast in over 100 shows since age 5 and played Michael Banks in the regional premiere of Mary Poppins. Owes his musical talent to his grandfather (music director, symphony player; toured shows like Guys and Dolls, Oklahoma, others.) Special THANKS to Barry Kolker, his agent and to his parents in supporting his dreams.
Ethan is 11 years old and lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is thrilled to be joining the cast of Newsies for his national tour debut! Recent credits: The Music Man (Winthrop), Caroline, or Change (Noah Gellman) and Pippin (Theo). Ethan would like to thank his siblings – Shira, Oren and Dana – and, of course his parents and grandparents for their endless love and support! Special thanks to Cynthia, Mark, Linda, Jason, Jayme, Jake, and Nancy Carson. Go Blue! www.ethanjsteiner.com
Broadway: Disney's Mary Poppins. Other credits include: Mary Poppins 1st National Tour, Wizard of Oz National Tour, West Side Story, Cyrano De Bergerac (Stratford Shakespeare Festival), Peter Pan, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Aida. www.joshassorofficial.com
Broadway/Off-Broadway: Gypsy: Patti LuPone; Hello, Dolly! (twice); Peter Pan (twice); Bring Back Birdie; The Fantasticks. National Tours: 11. Lucky is the man who loves his work. Member: Actors' Equity.
Josh is delighted to be making his debut with the national tour of Newsies! He would like to thank his parents, family, and teachers for all the love and support!
Broadway: Newsies (Original Cast), The Ritz, Dirty Blonde. Nat'l Tour: Chicago (Amos). Film: "The Rewrite", "Bear With Us". Television: "Boardwalk Empire", "Good Wife", "The Middle", "Orange Is The New Black".?www.kevincarolan.com.
is grateful to be joining the cast of Newsies! Broadway: “Billy Elliot” in Billy Elliot the Musical. Winner of “So You Think You Can Dance” Australia 2014. Shout-out to my amazing family, Disney, Kevin Levine & my mentor, the iconic Paula Abdul.
UCLA Graduate. Dancer on Disney’s "Shake it Up". Henry on "MTV’s Awkward". Thanks to God, Family, Telsey and Company, MSA LA, Ms. Rachel, and big bro Jeremy M.
Broadway: Newsies (Swing). Regional: Paper Mill Playhouse Newsies (Buttons). Film: Hairspray (Joey). The Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Montclair State University. Much love to Mom, Dad, Lori Ann, and Family! @jpferreri
Thrilled to be a Newsie!! Broadway: The Grinch. Big Thanks to Richard Hinds, Deborah Zuke Smith, Bruce Winant, Kristin Reeves, Neil Schwartz, Tribe Body, Julianna (CTG), and my inspiring mom, family and friends.
National Tour: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. NYC: Signature Theatre, Joyce Theatre, City Center, Duke on 42nd. Regional: Café Variations (SITI Company). Thanks to Telsey + Co, Take3, Disney and the team! Shout out to my favorite Jonathan Fenton! Love to Mom, Dad, Em, David Rider, and Mike. www.kaitlynfrank.com
Broadway/Nat’l Tours: A Chorus Line (Revival), Chicago (Revival), Harrigan ‘n Hart, Copperfield, A Chorus Line (Original Production) Bobby. Regional: years & years. Member: Actors’ Equity.
Stephen is so grateful to be touring with Newsies! Most recently: We Will Rock You (National Tour), Open (Italian Tour), Chuthis. Endless thanks to my family, friends, Telsey+CO, Disney, and bloc for your love and support. @stevohernandez
Broadway: Beauty and the Beast (Babette), The Little Mermaid (Ursula u/s). National Tours: Disney's On the Record, Little House. Regional: Paper Mill: Little House on the Prairie, Other: Chicago. Television: “Law and Order”.
Broadway national tour debut! Thanks to the Disney creatives, Justin/Telsey+Co, and the team at Don Buchwald & Associates. So much love to Robert, KJKTDS, and the ‘rents. Pace MT ‘15. www.devin-lewis.com @devinlewis7428
Broadway: Into The Woods, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Jekyll & Hyde, A Christmas Carol. National Tours: Deaf West’s Big River, South Pacific. Grateful to Kathy & Sweetpea for being my refuge.
Broadway: Wicked. Tours: Young Frankenstein, Joseph...Dreamcoat, The Wizard of Oz. Regional: Goodspeed, Papermill Playhouse, Pittsburgh CLO, KC Starlight, Atlanta Theatre of the Stars, The Arden, Riverside Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory. ericjonmahlum.com
Nicholas is ready to "Seize the Day" in his debut on a professional show. He would like to thank his friends and especially his mom and dad.
Becca is thrilled to be joining Newsies! Credits: MUNY, MTWichita, and NYC developmental lab (Prom). Thanks to Disney, Telsey, Harden-Curtis Associates, BYU, and her wonderful family and friends!
Tour debut! Regional: Les Miserables (Marius, MUNY); Next to Normal (Gabe, Farmers Alley). Training: BFA University of Michigan, LAMDA. Thanks to Jeff, Telsey, CGF, Mark, MT15, and, as always, mom and dad.
Broadway: Dr Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Dance: Rasta Thomas’ Bad Boys of Dance. Thanks to the Newsies creative team, Disney, Telsey, Barry Kolker, Dedra Daniels Mount, all teachers and family for love and support.
Tours: Hello, Dolly!, CATS, The Wizard of Oz. International: CATS (Mistoffelees) Come Fly With Me (dancer/aerialist). Thanks to the Telsey + Co/Newsies team. Love you Mom, Dad and David. @mj_rios
Tours: Wicked (u/s Boq), Cats (Mungojerrie) Regional: Musical Theatre West, 3-D Theatricals, MUNY. Originally from St. Louis, MO. BFA from Rockford University. Thank you to Jeff, Lou, Telsey, Justin, Craig, BBR, Jodie, Friends and loving Family, especially Mom. @DanyoSwitzer
Tours: Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan, Cats. Regional: PCLO, Sac. Music Circus, Casa Manana, Riverside, NYCOpera, La Mirada, DCL. Thanks to Chris, Jeff, Lou, Ricky, Justin and CTG. It takes a village: Sarah, Eloise, Reese, Karma, Patti, Gorman and Bub.
National Tour: Cats (Mr. Mistoffelees). Regional: Merry-Go-Round, Lyric, Gateway, Fulton, MTWichita, Casa Mañana, Fireside, Gretna. OCU alum. Immeasurable gratitude to the Newsies team & his theatrical family. For Mom, in loving memory of Dad. @dancinchaz
Thrilled to be joining Newsies on Tour! Broadway: Newsies (Henry) Regional: Radio City Christmas Spectacular (Grand Ole Opry). Thanks to Mom, Dad, Andrew, The Mine, Telsey & Co and the entire creative team. @iainyoung
This is Anthony’s National Tour Debut! New York Theater: Count to Ten (NYMTF), Home for the Holidays (HA!HA! Comedy Club). He would like to thank Barry, Justin, Disney, and all his friends and family!
Las Vegas-Disney’s The Lion King, Mamma Mia!, Cirque du Soleil’s O at the Bellagio, Toronto-Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Miss Saigon, Les Misérables, Opening team-Disney Cruise Lines. Proud member of Actors’ Equity Association.
Las Vegas: Mamma Mia!, JABBAWOCKEEZ PRiSM and müs.i.c, Jersey Boys, Donn Arden's Jubilee!. Tours: Phantom of the Opera, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Jesus Christ Superstar. Other: Heart of a Dog (Kiev, Ukraine). Much love and thanks to Ellen, Josie, and Zach. Proud member of Actors' Equity Association.
Broadway: The Cripple of Inishmaan starring Daniel Radcliffe. Tours: We Will Rock You, Mary Poppins, A Christmas Story, Young Frankenstein, 101 Dalmatians, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Cats 25th Anniversary, Miss Saigon, A Christmas Carol and Swing! (Japan tour). Regional: Paper Mill Playhouse, Pennsylvania Centre Stage, Surflight Theatre. Proud graduate Penn State University. Love to her family.
Broadway: Rocky, Ghost the Musical, Man and Boy. Off-Broadway: Cotton Club Parade (Encores!), The Common Pursuit (Roundabout), How I Learned to Drive (Second Stage). BFA in Stage Management from The Theatre School at DePaul University.
Theater: God Bless You Mr Rosewater, Little Shop Of Horrors, Real Life Funnies, Atina: Evil Queen Of The Galaxy, Kicks, The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz, Beauty And The Beast, A Christmas Carol, Weird Romance, King David, Der Glöckner Von Notre Dame, The Little Mermaid, Sister Act, Leap Of Faith, Aladdin and Newsies. Film: Little Shop Of Horrors, The Little Mermaid, Beauty And The Beast, Newsies, Aladdin, Pocahontas, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame, Hercules, Life With Mikey, Lincoln, Home On The Range, Noel, Enchanted, Shaggy Dog, Tangled and Mirror Mirror. Songs: Rocky V, Home Alone 2 and Captain America. Awards: 8 Oscars (19 nominations), 11 Grammys (including Song of the Year) , 7 Golden Globes, Tony® (plus 4 nominations), Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, New York Drama Critics, Olivier and London’s Evening Standard Award, Drama League. Honors: Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, Doctorates from New York University and University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
Broadway and off Broadway: Newsies (Tony, OCC Awards, Drama Desk nom.); The Madwoman of Central Park West; Isn’t It Romantic; Beyond Therapy; Coming Attractions; Idiots Karamazov (Yale Rep). Film and TV: Home Alone 2: Lost in New York; A Goofy Movie; Oliver & Co.; Newsies; Tribute; Used People; Life with Mikey; The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride; 102 Dalmations; PBS Theatre In America: Out of Our Father's House; The Little Mermaid TV special; Polly; Sesame Street; Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss. Pop songs: "Copacabana," "I Made It Through the Rain," “Paradise Café.”
Harvey Fierstein is a four-time Tony Award winning writer and actor. His Broadway writing credits include Kinky Boots, Torch Song Trilogy (Tony, Drama Desk, Dramatists Guild Awards), Safe Sex, Legs Diamond and A Catered Affair (12 Drama Desk nominations and the Drama League Award for Best Musical). His La Cage Aux Folles is the only show to ever win Best Musical and 2 Best Revival Tony Awards. Other plays include Spookhouse, Forget Him and Flatbush Tosca. His teleplays include Tidy Endings for HBO (ACE Award), and On Common Ground for Showtime. His children's HBO special, The Sissy Duckling, won the Humanitas Prize and the book version is in its fifth printing. Other honors include the Drama League Award for Outstanding Performer of the Year, a special OBIE award, NY Magazine Award, and nominations for The Olivier Award and an Emmy. His political writings have been seen on PBS' series “In The Life” and published in The NY Times, Huffington Post and Hartford Courant. He was inducted into The Theater Hall of Fame in 2008.
Sold their first feature film pitch, Newsies, to Disney. They went on to write the hit animated films Tarzan, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Anastasia. Their live-action credits include Newsies and 102 Dalmatians. Bob and Noni also contributed to the film The Lion King and have written screenplays for every major studio. They met as actors, members of the Ensemble Studio Theatre, LA, and were later cast as husband and wife in a play for LA Theatre Works. It took. Bob, a graduate of St. John’s College in Annapolis, appeared in Total Recall, Ruthless People and Hill Street Blues, among others. Noni’s TV credits include Taxi, Little House on the Prairie and 7th Heaven, to name a few, and her features include Memories of Me and The Prizewinner of Defiance, Ohio. Bob and Noni live in Los Angeles with their son, Ben.
Broadway: Bonnie & Clyde, Grey Gardens, Deaf West’s Big River (2004 Tony Honor, Excellence in Theatre), Brooklyn, Bells Are Ringing (2001 Revival), Annie Get Your Gun (1999 Tony Award, Best Revival), Grease (1994 Tony nomination, Best Choreography), Tommy Tune Tonite!, The Will Rogers Follies. West End/International: Disney’s High School Musical 1 & 2: On Stage!. Regional/National tour: Jekyll & Hyde, Upcoming National Tour; Disney’s Newsies, Paper Mill Playhouse; Jane Austen’s Emma: A Musical Romantic Comedy (2011 Craig Noel Award, Outstanding Resident Musical), The Old Globe; Bonnie & Clyde (2009 San Diego Critics Circle Award, Outstanding New Musical and Outstanding Director of a Musical), Asolo Rep Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse; Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5: The Musical, 1st National Tour; Deaf West’s Pippin, Mark Taper Forum; Disney’s High School Musical: On Tour!, Disney Theatrical; The Civil War and Shenandoah, Ford’s Theatre. Ford’s Theatre Associate Artist.
Tony, Drama Desk, and OCC awards for Newsies. Broadway: Godspell, South Pacific (Tony & OCC Noms) Women on the Verge..., Sunday In The Park With George, The Ritz, Martin Short-Fame Becomes Me, 13, High Fidelity. Off-Broadway: Altar Boyz (Lortel & Callaway Awards, Drama Desk Nom.); Bat Boy (Lortel Award); tick,tick..BOOM!, West End: South Pacific; Sunday In The Park; tick, tick...BOOM!.Director/Choreographer: SILENCE! The Musical (Best Off-Broadway Musical OBA), Emmet Otter's Jugband Christmas, Radio Girl, How To Save The World..., Departure Lounge. Concerts: Hair w/Jennifer Hudson, Chess w/Josh Groban. TV: “The Rosie O'Donnell Show”.
Broadway: Bonnie & Clyde (set and costume design), The Philanthropist (costume design) and Brooklyn the Musical (costume design). Off-Broadway: Nightingale (set design), Grace (set design), The Overwhelming (costume Design), Zanna–Don’t! (co-set and costume design), Almost Heaven (costume design) and Fighting Words (set design). Selected Regional: Emma and Himself and Nora for the Old Globe; The Civil War and Shenandoah for Ford’s Theatre; Home for Williamstown Theatre Festival; Nightingale and Pippin for the Mark Taper Forum.
Selected New York credits include Jersey Boys, Lincoln Center's The Rivals (Tony Award) and Henry IV (Tony nomination), The Merchant of Venice (Tony nomination), The Columnist, Take Me Out, Proof, Love! Valour! Compassion!, The Apple Tree with Kristin Chenoweth, Enchanted April, Julius Caesar with Denzel Washington, How I Learned to Drive, Dinner With Friends, Buried Child, The Mineola Twins (Lortel and Hewes Awards) and Il Trittico for The Metropolitan Opera. Graduate and current faculty at Yale School of Drama.
New York credits include: Peter and the Starcatcher; The Pee-wee Herman Show; Next Fall; Kiki and Herb Alive on Broadway; Silence The Musical; Love, Loss, and What I Wore; Meet Vera Stark; Side Effects; A Lie of the Mind; Ordinary Days; Knickerbocker; Family Guys Sings; Jerry Springer The Opera; The Voysey Inheritance; The Internationalist; Almost, Maine; Streamers; Rufus Wainwright’s Judy Concert at Carnegie Hall; and Jennifer Muller The Works. Jeff is a producer of “Submissions Only.”
Memphis, The ThreePenny Opera, Barefoot in the Park, Steel Magnolias. Numerous New York and regional theaters and companies including: The 5th Avenue Theater, McCarter Theater, Seattle Rep, La Jolla Playhouse, LA Center Theater Group, Guthrie Theater, KC Rep, Dallas Theater Center, Playwrights Horizons, The New Group, NYSF Public Theater, CSC, Signature Theater NYC, SoHo Rep, Vineyard Theater, The Civilians, Mabou Mines, and national and international festivals and tours.
Deuce, Faith Healer, Jumpers, The Woman In White (realization & system design), The Little Mermaid, Woman On the Verge..., Wonderland. West End: The Sea, Marguerite, As You Desire Me, Jumpers, Hitchcock Blonde (realization), The Woman in White. Elsewhere (selection): A Disappearing Number (Barbican & World Tour), Measure For Measure (National Theatre & world tour), Tiefland, (Zurich, Barcelona), Rebecca (Vienna, Stuttgart), The Three Musketeers (Berlin, Stuttgart), Richard II (Old Vic, Recklinghausen) Swan Lake for SF Ballet, TFANAs Hamlet, The Ring Cycle (St.Petersburg, Russia). Carrie off-Broadway.
Thirty years on Broadway as music director, arranger, and conductor: Nine (1982), Grand Hotel, Mayor, The Secret Garden, King David, Triumph of Love, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors, The Little Mermaid, Sister Act, Leap of Faith. Alan Menken’s music director for twenty years; films include Captain America, Tangled, Enchanted, Hercules, Home on the Range, Shaggy Dog, Pocahontas. TV: Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Direction for “A Christmas Carol,” nomination for “The Music Man.” Has concertized, arranged, and recorded with the Boston Pops, St. Lukes Orchestra, Carly Simon, Barbara Cook, Jane Krakowski, Kristin Chenoweth, and many others.
It was twenty years ago today…….Danny began work as musical director and orchestrator of Newsies the motion picture. Now, after a long life as a cult movie on the internet, Newsies comes to Broadway, which is where Danny’s career began, with such shows as Pacific Overtures (dance music) Big River
(musical supervision) Footloose (orchestrations) and many others. Other films
include Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin and there are too many other Broadway shows to mention. Thanks, Kenny Ortega and our original Newsies, and thanks Disney theatricals for keeping the faith and bringing Newsies to a wider audience.
15 Broadway musicals including Hugh Jackman: Back On Broadway, Sister Act, Platinum, The First, Merlin, The Goodbye Girl, Legs Diamond, Guys & Dolls (1992), The Boy From Oz, Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life. Radio City Christmas Spectacular 75th celebration, composer. A 3-time Emmy Award nominee, Hummel has created music with Liza Minnelli, Tommy Tune, Bernadette Peters, Rufus Wainwright, Donna Murphy, Shirley MacLaine, Malcolm Gets, Julie Wilson, Amra-Faye Wright, Peter Allen, Barbara Cook, Marcia Lewis, and Brian Stokes Mitchell.
Broadway: Clybourne Park, The Columnist, Magic/Bird, Bonnie & Clyde, The Mountaintop, Women on the Verge…, Merchant of Venice, Memphis, Henry IV, The Rivals, Cymbeline, Lombardi, Fences, Looped, Miracle Worker, Superior Donuts, 33 Variations, Guys & Dolls, In the Heights, Jersey Boys, The Color Purple, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, Good Vibrations, The Apple Tree, A Raisin in the Sun, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Lieutenant of Inishmoor, Sight Unseen, High Fidelity, Xanadu, The Mountaintop. Signature Theatre’s Angels in America, Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide… Love to James.
Broadway/Tours: First Date, Motown, Kinky Boots, Jekyll & Hyde, Annie, Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark, Rock of Ages, Wicked, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Sister Act, Million Dollar Quartet. Off-Broadway: Nobody Loves You (2nd Stage), Atlantic, MCC, Signature. Regional: La Jolla, Paper Mill. Film: The Odd Life of Timothy Green, Friends with Kids, Joyful Noise, Margin Call, Sex and the City 1 & 2, I Love You Phillip Morris, Rachel Getting Married, Dan in Real Life, Across the Universe. TV: “Smash,” “The Big C.” www.telseyandco.com