Newsies Auditions

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When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what’s right!

Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what’s right!

Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, Newsies features a Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Sister Act) and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots). Featuring the now classic songs “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day,” and “Santa Fe,” Newsies is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message, perfect for the whole family and every audience

Monday, May 6th

6-9 pm by Appointment Only

Children auditioning for the role of Les
Newsies Ensemble
Supporting Case
Prinicipal and other non-dancing ensemble roles
Tuesday, May 7th

6-9 pm by Appointment Only

Children auditioning for the role of Les
Newsies Ensemble
Supporting Case
Prinicipal and other non-dancing ensemble roles
Saturday, May 11th

9 am-5 pm by Appointment Only

Potential Newsies
Katherines
Callbacks on May 14th

If necessary an additional day of callbacks will be held on May 16th

Location: 900 Foster Avenue, Medinah

Set an Appointment: Email Reba Hervas at rhervas@overshadowedproductions.com

Dance Attire: Be prepared to learn and perform a short dance routine (unless you are auditioning for a role that does not dance)

Rehearsal Information:

Rehearsals will be held Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays. Not everyone will be required to attend every rehearsal.

A schedule conflict form will be provided. No missed rehearsals are allowed after July 5th.

Things to Bring:

Sheet Music: Be prepared to sing up to 32 seconds, but no more than one minute of a fully memorized song from Newsies. An accompanist will be provided.

Dance Attire: Be prepared to learn and perform a short dance routine (unless you are auditioning for a role that does not dance)

 

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