November 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Broadway musical, based on the 1992 film. Inspired by the rousing true story of newsboys in turn-of-the-century New York City, Newsies JR. features a Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman and a book
by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein. When powerful newspaper publishers raise prices at the newsboys’ expense, the charismatic Jack Kelly rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions. Together, the newsies learn that they are stronger united and create a movement to fight for what’s right.Newsies JR. is a timeless story full of spirit and heart. Two full casts of performers in grades 1 -12 will rehearse on Saturdays and Sundays, beginning January 21, to bring this ageless story to life.
Date/Time: November 11 4 – 6:30 p.m. November 12 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
November 13 1 – 4 p.m. (call-backs) Fee: $200 ($180 w/resident discount)
$180/$160 for Dance & Drama students
15% Sibling discount
Note: Fee includes costume, script, rehearsal CD
and show shirt. Shoes are not supplied. Audition registration begins November 4.
Call 217-619-8042 to schedule audition.