Disney’s musical movie “Newsies” is being turned into a stage production, which will open at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ during the 2011-2012 season. The stage production of “Newsies” will feature music by Alan Menken, who composed the film’s original music along with Jack Feldman, the movie’s original lyricist.
The Disney film starred Christian Bale as a newspaper boy named Jack and the movie was directed by Kenny Ortega, who later went on to work on Disney’s “High School Musical” franchise.
The show will run from September 15th to October 16th. While the cast has not yet been announced we do know that a new female character will be added to the show as a love interest for the character Jack.
Yeah, you should definitely check it out. I first saw it a couple years ago, I was working at Blockbuster Video and my wife suggested we try it. Pretty good, and funny to see Mr. Batman(of recent)-Christian Bale as a kid.