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  • Newsies the Musical

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    Name: Newsies the Musical
    Date: April 22, 2020 - April 25, 2020
    Event Description:

    Newsies the Musical
            Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Jack Feldman
            Book by Harvey Fierstein
            Based on the screenplay by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White
            Directed and Choregraphed by Pia Wyatt
            Musical Direction by Dr. Grace Edgar

    Based on the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, this Disney musical tells the story of Jack Kelly, a rebellious newsboy who dreams of a life as an artist away from the big city.  After publishing giant Joseph Pulitzer raises newspaper prices at the newsboys' expense, Kelly and his fellow newsies take action.  With help from the beautiful female reporter Katherine Plumber, all of New York City soon recognizes the power of "the little man".
    Location:
    A. A. Fredericks
    Northwestern State University
    140 Central Avenue
    Natchitoches, LA 71497
    Date/Time Information:
    April 22-25, 2020
    7:30PM
    April 26, 2020
    2PM
    Contact Information:
    357.4483
    Fees/Admission:
    Adults - $15
    Children/Seniors - $12
    NSU, LSMSA & BPCC students admitted free, with current ID & sticker
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