Broadway May Be Closed But ‘Newsies’ Is Available to Stream on Disney+
Though Broadway may be closed at the moment due to the COVID-19 virus, that doesn’t mean having to miss out on the chance to check out one of the Great White Way’s famous musicals!
Disney recently sent an email out to Broadway-lovers to announcing that a broadcast of the much-loved stage production of Newsies is now available to view online with Disney+.
Check out the announcement here:
You can find more info on the production here on Disney+
The version of Newsies currently on Disney+ features the 2017 production that took place at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood California. The show tells the story of Jack Kelly, who at the turn of the 20th Century leads a ragged band of newsies who rally against two publishing giants intent on raising distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense.
- Jeremy Jordan
- Kara Lindsay
- Ben Frankhauser
- Andrew Keenan-Bolger
- Steve Blanchard
- Aisha de Haas
Go Behind the Scenes
Perfect for those looking for fun and educational ways to teach the kids a little bit about theater, Disney on Broadway also shared some fun resources!
Learn some of the moves in Seize the Day with this awesome Newsies YouTube tutorial!
You can also learn the lyrics to the song “King of New York” with this creative Fan Video:
And finally, you can teach your kids all about the history and theatre craft behind this awesome production with:
You can download the entire study guide here. NewsiesStudyGuide.
So how about a night at the theater while the whole family is in quarantine. You can even get dressed up and dig out those opera glasses! Also, keep following MickeyBlog for the latest Walt Disney World news and updates!
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