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The rousing tale of a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of "newsies," who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets.

First Preview Date
March 15, 2012
Opening Date
March 29, 2012
Closing Date
August 24, 2014
Show Run Time
2 hours and 30 minutes with 1 intermission
Tickets By Phone Regular Ticket Price Premium Ticket Price
(866)-870-2717 $82 - $143 $172 - $189

Tickets may also be purchased in person at the box office. See Theatre Information for location and hours.

Additional Fees

Tickets purchased online and by phone are subject to convenience charges. Handling fees vary by how your tickets are delivered.  Facility fees, where applicable, are included in the ticket price. Note: You can avoid on-line and telephone fees by purchasing your tickets in person at the show's box office.

Group Tickets

To get group tickets for parties of 15 or more, call 800-439-9000 or visit Disney Theatrical Sales

Rush Information

General Rush: $30 - Newsies, now in its third year, will offer a limited number of general rush seats for $30 each on the day of the show when the box office opens. Max of 2 tickets per guest.

Standing Room

$30 - Tickets are limited to two tickets per person. There are 22 Standing Room locations available, though sales may be limited at any time.

Show Advisory

Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

Foreign Language Audio Commentary

ShowTrans® headsets available in Japanese, Portuguese or Spanish. Headsets are available at the theatre. No reservation is required. 


Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway


Lower Manhattan, Summer, 1899


Newsies is the Tony Award®-winning Broadway phenomenon that tells the story of a band of underdogs who took on the most powerful names in New York in a fight for what's right. Inspired by a triumphant true story, Newsies leaps off the stage with incredible music, amazing heart and absolutely stunning choreography. Seize the day and discover the remarkable strength that comes from standing together – one for all, and all for one.


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Music by Alan Menken. Book by Harvey Fierstein. Lyrics by Jack Feldman. Based on the Disney film written by Bob Tzudiker, Noni White.

Directed by Jeff Calhoun. Choreographed by Christopher Gattelli.

Starring John Dossett, Ben Fankhauser.

For full credits, view the show on IBDB.com

Nederlander Theatre

208 West 41st Street
Between 7th and 8th Avenues

Box Office Hours

Monday through Saturday: 10 am to 8 pm Sunday: 11:30 to 6 pm

Newsies on Tour

For more information regarding the tour, click here.

Currently Playing At
Chicago, IL USA
Dec 10 - Jan 4, 2015
Oriental Theatre
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Upcoming Cities

Charlotte, NC USA
Jan 6, 2015 - Jan 11, 2015
Belk Theater
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Columbus, OH USA
Jan 13, 2015 - Jan 18, 2015
Ohio Theatre
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Atlanta, GA USA
Jan 20, 2015 - Jan 25, 2015
Fox Theatre
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Orlando, FL USA
Jan 27, 2015 - Feb 1, 2015
Walt Disney Theater at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Miami, FL USA
Feb 3, 2015 - Feb 8, 2015
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County
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San Francisco, CA USA
Feb 17, 2015 - Mar 15, 2015
Orpheum Theatre - San Francisco
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Las Vegas, NV USA
Mar 17, 2015 - Mar 22, 2015
The Smith Center
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Los Angeles, CA USA
Mar 24, 2015 - Apr 19, 2015
Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles
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Tucson, AZ USA
Apr 21, 2015 - Apr 26, 2015
Centennial Hall

Dallas, TX USA
Apr 29, 2015 - May 10, 2015
AT&T Performing Arts Center

San Antonio, TX USA
May 12, 2015 - May 17, 2015
Majestic Theatre - San Antonio
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Houston, TX USA
May 19, 2015 - May 24, 2015
Hobby Center For The Performing Arts
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Nashville, TN USA
May 26, 2015 - May 31, 2015
Andrew Jackson Hall At Tennessee Performing Arts Center
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Durham, NC USA
Jun 2, 2015 - Jun 7, 2015
Durham Performing Arts Center
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Washington, DC USA
Jun 9, 2015 - Jun 21, 2015
National Theatre

Boston, MA USA
Jun 23, 2015 - Jul 5, 2015
Opera House (MA)
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Toronto, ON Canada
Jul 7, 2015 - Aug 16, 2015
Ed Mirvish Theatre

Please check back soon for more dates.

All performance dates and information subject to change.

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