Jack Kelly and his ragtag team of newsies make a meager living selling newspapers on the streets of NYC. But when the prices of “papes” are hiked, hanging the newsies out to dry, there is nothing left to do but “seize the day!” Inspired by the real-life newsboys strike of 1899.
Support American Theatre: a just and thriving theatre ecology begins with information for all. Please join us in this mission by making a donation to our publisher, Theatre Communications Group. When you support American Theatre magazine and TCG, you support a long legacy of quality nonprofit arts journalism. Click here to make your fully tax-deductible donation today!