Timber Lake Playhouse presents its 7th show of the 2019 Season, Disney’s Newsies!
Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, Disney’s Newsies features a Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Sister Act) and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots). Featuring the now classic songs “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day,” and “Santa Fe,” Newsies is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message, perfect for the whole family and every audience.s
NEWSIES is directed and choreographed by New York director, Vic DiMonda, with Music Direction by Paul Mazalkowski, both are making their TLP debut.
“Newsies marks the first time TLP will be producing a large-scale musical as a fall production,” says TLP’s Artistic Director, Paul Stancato. “With our new lobby and ability to heat the theatre, we are excited to continue to bring our audiences spectacular shows into the fall and winter.”
Newsies stars Sawyer Pollack as Jack and Rebecca Brunelle as Catherine, both making their TLP debuts. Also featuring Andrew LaForte as Crutchie, Dyan Goike as Davey and local child actor, Anthony Selmi as Les. Newsies will also feature TLP alumni, John Chase and John Boss as Pulitzer. Also featured will be local actors Lauren Lee and Brian Brinkmeier.
Disney’s Newsies opens September 12th and runs through Sunday September 22nd. Tickets available online at www.timberlakeplayhouse.org or by calling the Box Oﬃce, (815) 244-2035. Box Office hours are Monday through Friday from 10:00 – 3:00 and until intermission on show days.
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