'Newsies' Heading To Waterbury's Palace


The Palace Theater in Waterbury has a touring coup.

The national tour of the hit and family-centric musical “Newsies” will play the Connecticut theater in October. Specific dates have not been finalized. The engagement is prior to the show’s official tour launch in Philadelphia in the fall.

Information regarding engagement dates and how to purchase groups and single tickets will be announced at a later time. For information or to register for advance ticket access notifications, visit NewsiesTheMusical.com/Tour, Facebook.com/Newsies and Twitter.com/Newsies.

“Newsies,” based on the 1992 Disney film which starred a young Christian Bale, opened on Broadway  in March 2012. The show features a Tony Award-winning score with music by eight-time Oscar-winner Alan Menken and lyrics by Jack Feldman, with a book by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, The musical is staged by Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, who won a Tony for his work.

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