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Musical production of Newsies runs for five performances May 22-25

May 15, 2019

Newsiesnews.jpgTommy Douglas Collegiate presents Disney's Newsies: The Musical with four evening performances scheduled for May 22-25 at 7 p.m., plus a Saturday matinee at 1 p.m. on May 25.

Newsies: The Musical is adapted from the 1990s film and premiered on the Broadway stage in 2012. Tommy Douglas is one of the first high schools to present the production since the rights for high school performances became available in 2018.

The production tells the story of newspaper boys at the turn of the century protesting for fair wages in New York City. This high-energy show, based on true events, shares a tale of what it takes to band together and fight for equality. The characters adventure through the trials of love, family and friendship an they embark on their journey together for a better tomorrow.

The show is full of depth and learning along with the whimsy of musical theatre.

Advance tickets are $8 for students and $10 for adults. Call the Tommy Douglas main office at 306-6837910 to reserve a ticket. Tickets at the door are $10 for students and $12 for adults.