July 8, 2015 - August 30, 2015
Sept. 15, 2015 - Sept. 20, 2015
Grand Rapids, MI
Sept. 22, 2015 - Sept. 27, 2015
Sept. 29, 2015 - Oct. 4, 2015
Dan is honored to be leading this Newsboys strike across America. Regional: Danny-Stephen Schwartz's Snapshots (Goodspeed), Lucas-The Addams Family (Muny), Gabe-Next to Normal (Weston Playhouse). NY: Cain/Japheth in Children of Eden (CAP21), Various concerts/new works; 54 Below, Joe's Pub & Radio City. Major Thanks/Love to Disney, Nicolosi, Telsey, Jeff Calhoun, Nikole, Liz Caplan Studios and the entire creative team. For Mom and Dad. @DDeLuca15
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.
NYC: The Little Prince at New York City Opera (The Rose). Tour: The Sound of Music. Regional: Bat Boy (Shelley), Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Rachel), Our Town (Emily), Sweeney Todd (Johanna), and Urinetown (Hope). Film: "The Submarine Kid". Thank you to Disney, Tom Schumacher, Justin Huff, Jeff Calhoun, Liz Caplan, Rachel, Kristin, Logan, and Paradigm. Graduate of the University of Michigan and charter member of D23. Love to my family!
Thrilled to be a part of this beautiful production. Broadway: Radio City Christmas Spectacular (Tracy), Leap of Faith (Angel). Film/TV: "Joyful Noise" (Earla), "30 Rock" (Kolandra and Portia), "The Unusuals", "Dates and Mates". Some theatre: Ahmanson, Chicago Shakespeare, Vineyard, Papermill, Goodspeed, Marriott Lincolnshire, Portland Center Stage, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Geva, Appletree, Drury Lane Oakbrook. Thanks/ love to...Mom, Stewart Talent and mostly GOD for letting me spread my wings. www.angelagrovey.com
is honored to carry the banner with Newsies. TV: Kris on ABC’s Black-ish. Theater: Parfumerie(Arpad, Wallis Annenberg Center/dir. Mark Brokaw); The Diary of Anne Frank (Peter, IRT/Pioneer); Lord of the Flies (Ralph, Wheelock Family Theatre); Kimberly Akimbo (Jeff, Boston Theatre Works; IRNE nominee, Best Supporting Actor). Workshops/Readings: North & South (dir. Richard Maltby, Jr.), Alien Child (The New Group). Proud alum: Yale, Stagedoor Manor, UCB. Thanks to the Disney team, ABC, Justin Huff/Telsey, and his incredibly supportive and good-looking family. Dual citizen of USA & Canada. @mrjacobkemp
Created the role of Ralphie Parker in the World Premiere of A Christmas Story, The Musical. Theatre: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! (1st National Tour), The Sound of Music (Asian Tour), Dani Girl, Life on the Mississippi. Film/TV: "In the Family", "White Collar". CAP21 Alumnus. Huge thanks: Disney, Jeff, Telsey, creatives, Bercy Talent, Innovative, Amelia, Bill, David, CAP21, teachers, family, loved ones. Proud to carry the banner! www.zacharysayle.com @ZSayle
is 9 years old and lives in Southern New Jersey. He is thrilled to be joining this amazing production and to be a part of the national touring cast of Newsies. He has been performing in the theater since the age of 5 and his regional credits include: Les Misérables (Gavroche), South Pacific (Jerome), Inherit the Wind (Timmy) and The Music Man (Winthrop). Vincent would like to thank his parents and brother Gianluca, Carson Adler Agency, Mona Greenberg, Director Jeff Calhoun and the entire creative team for this opportunity.
It is a dream come true to join the cast of Disney’s Newsies! Thanks to all of my teachers, Kaitlyn Frank, Jackie Ried, L’il Angels, Barry Kolker, Telsey and the entire creative team for this opportunity. Much love and gratitude to my Mom, Dad and family for their endless love and support.
Tour- Memphis, Radio City, Tokyo Disney. Regional- Cats (Mistoffelees), Guys and Dolls, Hot Mikado. TV- "The Tonight Show". Special thanks Creatives, Telsey+Co, CESD, Al+Denise, and Dad.
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.joshassor.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.
Broadway: Billy Elliot, Ragtime. National tour: Billy Elliot. Regional: The Kennedy Center, Folger Shakespeare, Ford’s Theatre. TV: "30 Rock", "Veep", "House of Cards" (season 3). Thanks to my family, MSA, CESD, Linda Townsend.
Touring and Equity debut - from Birmingham, AL. Regional: Richie - A Chorus Line (Maltz Jupiter Theatre), Marius - Les Misérables (RMTC). Love to God, Mom, Rae, Lynne, Troy Dance, and Rider MT.
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.
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.
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.
Broadway: Newsies (Mush), TV/Film: Peter Pan live (Twin #2), featured twice on DWTS. Thanks to God, Disney, Telsey, CTG and also Mom and Dad, family, teachers, friends, and Kenzi
is ecstatic to be joining Newsies on tour. Broadway: Newsies! TV: Fox’s SYTYCD season 5 third place finisher. Regional: Newsies! (Paper Mill), Joseph… (New Theatre) BFA Musical Theatre-Illinois Wesleyan University. Much love to the Fam, Britta. MSA, www.EvanKasprzak.com
Broadway 1st national tour debut! Tons of love to God, Mom and Dad, Yvonne, Patti, Justin/Telsey and Jamie/Victoria/Abrams Artists team! “Be humble, be gracious, be patient and be confident.” www.morgankeene.com Twitter/Instagram: @KeeneMorgan
Broadway: Aspects of Love, Cats (Skimbleshanks). International: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber (soloist). Regional: Sweeney Todd (Pirelli), Portland Center Stage; Cabaret (Emcee), West Virginia Public. BA Northwestern University.
Credits include: Goodspeed Musicals, Santa Fe Opera, MTWichita, NCT, Geva Theatre, Lyric Theatre OK. Thanks to Justin at Telsey+Co. Love to Mom, Dad, family, the Kesslers, and Wes, my hart.
Jeff is overjoyed to be joining Newsies! Broadway/Tour: The Book of Mormon. Regional: A Chorus Line, 42nd Street. Thanks to Mom, Tati-Em, Shiloh, Colin, Jacob, and Jan (Maxwell). Twitter: @jheimbrock.
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: 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.
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.
National Tour Debut! Pace University 2013. Thanks to the creative team, The Mine, and Telsey. Also thank you to my family, friends, teachers and peers for continuing to support and inspire me.
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: Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan, Cats 25th Anniversary, Seven Brides. Regional: Pittsburgh CLO, Sac. Music Circus, NYC Opera, Casa Mañana, Riverside. Endless thanks to Jeff, Chris, Justin, CTG, friends and family. OfficialAndrewWilson.com
National Tour: Cats (Mr. Mistoffelees). Regional: Merry-Go-Round's Mary Poppins (u/s Bert), Lyric's 42nd Street (Andy Lee), Gateway, Fulton, MTWichita, Gretna. OCU graduate. Immeasurable gratitude to Farah, Kathy, the incredible Newsies team, Telsey! For Mom. chazwolcott.com
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