SYNOPSIS: Based on the Disney movie, which takes its story from an actual strike staged by newspaper boys at the turn of the century, Newsies is an uplifting song-and-dance musical about underdogs taking on the establishment. The story is a classic Disney feel-good musical, suitable for the entire family.
SMOKING AND DRINKING: There may be incidental depictions of drinking and smoking.
VIOLENCE: There is a scene of strikebreakers attacking the boys, and some of the boys are carted away to a rough orphanage, but there is nothing to frighten even young audience members.
FOR WHICH AUDIENCES? Newsies is a family musical that is suitable for all audiences, including children aged 5 and older.
RATING: The movie version of Newsies was rated “PG.”
This production is sponsored by:
The Wanda and Carvel Mattsson Memorial Fund