About Newsies

Newsies The Musical is a musical based on the 1992 musical film Newsies, which was inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City. The show has music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, and a book by Harvey Fierstein based on the film's screenplay by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White. The musical premiered at the Paper Mill Playhouse in 2011 and made its Broadway debut in 2012, where it played for more than 1,000 performances before touring.

Tusculum University

Theatre-at-Tusculum aims to provide professional-quality theatre events at affordable prices. Our productions are presented by professional theatre artists, students studying the art, and talented members from our community. The 2023-2024 season includes The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams, Story Theatre by Paul Sills, & Newsies by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White. Click here for dates & ticket prices.