Middle School Musical
Disney’s Newsies Jr.
Thank you to our parents and the public for your incredible response and for being such an energetic audience for our 2023 Musical production, Disney’s Newsies Jr. which finished with the sold-out finale of four performances on March 17th! We sold nearly 2,000 tickets and filled a total of almost 2,400 seats (including our outreach program) – Wow!
We are very proud or our talented 6th-8th grade cast and crew who began tryouts and rehearsals in November and put their hearts into this production for well over four months.
Our Musical Directors Team
What does it take to run a major production like this? A team of truly amazing and dedicated Directors! Thank you to our 2023 Directors: Terrie Lemcio, Lisa Walchenbach, Kaylene Williams, Kelsey Fletcher, Jeremy Atkins, and to Erik Groves for Media!
Funding for Our Musical
Did you know that our musical does not use tuition dollars? We fund our costs through ticket sales, concessions, participation fees, and donations. Thank you for your support!
About Newsies Jr.
Disney’s Newsies JR. is a shorter version of the 2012 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.
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