April 20, 2014

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Nederlander Theatre

Based upon the real-life New York City newsboy strike of 1899, this high-energy musical with spectacular dancing tells the story of a band of underdogs who become unlikely heroes when they take on the biggest names in publishing. Their battle for justice and fair pay rocks the city of New York and sparks a movement for social change.

Synopsis:
Set in New York City at the turn of the century, the musical is the tale of newsie Jack Kelly, who dreams of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. But when Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise distribution prices at the newsies' expense, Jack finds a cause to fight for and rallies his army of newsies to strike.

Show Dates:
Performances from 15 Mar 2012
Opening 29 Mar 2012
Closing Open-Ended

Performance Schedule:

Monday - Wednesday @7:30pm
Friday and Saturday @8pm
Wednesday and Saturday @2pm
Sunday @3pm


Tickets:
Box office hours: Monday - Saturday 10am - 8pm, Sunday 11:30am - 6pm
Pricing: $67 - $189
Box Office: Ticketmaster: 866-870-2717
Group Sales info: Groups (15+): 800-439-9000

Show Run Time:
Two hours and 30 minutes, including a 15-minute intermission



Theatre Information:
Nederlander Theatre
208 West 41st Street
New York, NY 10036
US
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Public Transportation:

Take the N,Q,R,W or 1,2,3 to 42nd St., walk South on Seventh Ave. to 41st St. and walk West on 41st St. to the theatre
OR
Take the A,C,E to 42nd St., walk South on Eighth Avenue to 41st Street and walk East on 41st St. to the theatre


Parking:

Times Square Garage Ltd
220 West 41st Street
New York, NY 10036
212-730-1777

Icon Parking Systems
143-145 West 40th Street
New York, NY 10018
212-221-9485


Genre:
Musical

Production Credits:
Jeff Calhoun (Direction)
Christopher Gattelli (Choreography)
Tobin Ost (Scenic Design)
Jess Goldstein (Costume Design)
Jeff Croiter (Lighting Design)
Ken Travis (Sound Design)
Sven Ortel (Projection Design)
Michael Kosarin (Musical Supervision, Vocal and Incidental Music Arrangements)
Mark Hummel (Musical Direction)
Danny Troob (Orchestrations)

Other Credits:
Lyrics by: Jack Feldman
Music by: Alan Menken
Book by: Harvey Fierstein


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