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Disney’s Newsies is story based on the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899. The 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, Jack and his fellow newsies take action and organize a strike. With help from the intrepid reporter Katherine Plumber, all of New York City soon recognizes the power of young people.
Performance Dates:August 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th at 7:30 PM & August 5th, 12th at 2 PM.
Venue: VSHS Auditorium
Director: Steve Arnold