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'Newsies' delivers at the Hippodrome
'Newsies' delivers at the Hippodrome

Dings soitanly was rough for da boys who hadda sell papes on da streets o' New Yawk in 1899 to earn a pidaful livin'. No wonda dey wennon strike when da big publishas raised da cost da newsies had to pay for dem papes. Yudda done da same. If you need a translation of those lines, just head to the Hippodrome for a refresher on New York-ese and a slice of newspaper history, both delivered heartily in the musical "Newsies." The show, based on the 1992 Disney movie, closed on Broadway in August after a profitable couple of years and headed out on the road last month for a North American tour. The Baltimore leg of that tour opened Tuesday night before an audience that...

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