Inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City, New Albany Middle School will present NEWSIES JR. to be performed Oct 28-Oct 30, 2022, at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts.
Charismatic Newsie, Jack Kelly rallies newsies from across New York City to strike against the powerful newspaper publisher, Joseph Pulitzer when he raises the price of newspapers at the newsies’ expense. Together the newsies learn that they are stronger united and fight for what’s right.
Newsies Jr. is a fun show for the entire family and features a Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein.
Show times will be:
Friday, Oct. 28, 2022 - 6pm and 8:30pm
Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022 - 10:30am, 1pm, 4pm, and 6:30pm
Sunday, Oct. 30 - 11am and 1:30pm
Limited tickets for sale (cash only) one hour prior to each performance, onsite at the McCoy only.