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Austin ISD Presents Disney's NEWSIES: The Broadway Musical

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us for the Austin ISD Districtwide Summer Musical Production of Disney's "Newsies".

Based on the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, this new 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 reporter Katherine Plumber, all of New York City soon recognizes the power of 'the little man'.

Music by Alan Menken. Lyrics by Jack Feldman.

Book by Harvey Fierstein.

Based on the Disney Film written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White.

Directed by Christina Burbank, Theatre Director, Crockett HS.

Music Direction by Juan Senties, Webb MS.

Newsies is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

Show dates:

  • July 20 at 7 p.m.
  • July 21 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • July 22 at 2 p.m. 

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students.

Children under 5 years old are free.

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