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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.

Upcoming Cities

Toronto, ON Canada
Jul 8 - Aug 30
Ed Mirvish Theatre

Madison, WI USA
Sep 15 - Sep 20
Overture Center
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Grand Rapids, MI USA
Sep 22 - Sep 27
DeVos Hall
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Buffalo, NY USA
Sep 29 - Oct 4
Shea's Performing Arts Center
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Rochester, NY USA
Oct 6 - Oct 11
Auditorium Theatre - Rochester
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Hartford, CT USA
Oct 13 - Oct 18
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Providence, RI USA
Oct 20 - Oct 25
Providence Performing Arts Center
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Ottawa, ON Canada
Oct 27 - Nov 1
National Arts Centre: Opera Stage
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Richmond, VA USA
Nov 3 - Nov 8
Altria Theater
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Tampa, FL USA
Nov 10 - Nov 15
David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
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Fort Lauderdale, FL USA
Nov 17 - Nov 29
Broward Center For The Performing Arts
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New Orleans, LA USA
Dec 1 - Dec 6
Saenger Theatre (LA)
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Memphis, TN USA
Dec 8 - Dec 13
Orpheum Theatre - Memphis
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Detroit, MI USA
Dec 15 - Dec 27
Detroit Opera House
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Greenville, SC USA
Dec 29 - Jan 3
Peace Center For The Performing Arts
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Milwaukee, WI USA
Jan 5, 2016 - Jan 10, 2016
Uihlein Hall At Marcus Center
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Des Moines, IA USA
Jan 12, 2016 - Jan 17, 2016
Des Moines Civic Center
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St. Louis, MO USA
Jan 19, 2016 - Jan 31, 2016
Fox Theatre - St. Louis
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Appleton, WI USA
Feb 2, 2016 - Feb 7, 2016
Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
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Minneapolis, MN USA
Feb 9, 2016 - Feb 14, 2016
Orpheum Theatre - Minneapolis
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Omaha, NE USA
Feb 16, 2016 - Feb 21, 2016
Orpheum Theater - Omaha
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Kansas City, MO USA
Feb 23, 2016 - Feb 28, 2016
Municipal Auditorium Music Hall
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Cincinnati, OH USA
Mar 1, 2016 - Mar 13, 2016
Aronoff Center For The Arts: Procter & Gamble Hall
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Denver, CO USA
Mar 23, 2016 - Apr 9, 2016
Buell Theatre
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Portland, OR USA
Apr 19, 2016 - Apr 24, 2016
Keller Auditorium
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Seattle, WA USA
Apr 26, 2016 - May 1, 2016
Paramount Theatre
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San Jose, CA USA
May 10, 2016 - May 15, 2016
San Jose Center For The Performing Arts
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Costa Mesa, CA USA
May 17, 2016 - May 29, 2016
Segerstrom Center for the Arts
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San Diego, CA USA
May 31, 2016 - Jun 5, 2016
San Diego Civic Theatre
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Tempe, AZ USA
Jun 14, 2016 - Jun 19, 2016
ASU Gammage
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Please check back soon for more dates.

All performance dates and information subject to change.

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