Disney's Newsies
by San Pedro Playhouse

Sep. 13 - Oct. 14, 2018

Adapted from the Disney film and based on the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, New York City's newsboys seize the day when they strike against unfair working conditions put in place by the publishing giant, Joseph Pulitzer. Jack Kelly, a rebellious newsboy, dreams of a life as an artist away from the big city, but when newspaper prices rise at the expense of the newsboys, Kelly and his fellow newsies take action!


Feature by Deborah Martin, San Antonio Express-News, September 10, 2018


A Co-Presentation with Ballet San Antonio

Director: George Green

Music Director: Andrew Hendley

Choreographer: Courtnie Mercer

Music by Alan Menken

Lyrics by Jack Feldman

Book by Harvey Fierstein

Based on the Disney film written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White

Announcing the cast and creative team for NEWSIES!

Jack: Nick Szoeke*
Katherine: Chelsea LeValley*
Crutchie: Bobby Tschoepe
Race: Thomas Griffin Williams*
Pulitzer: Byrd Bonner
Medda/Nun: Candance Battle
Davey: Grant Bryan
Les: JP Tucker
Specs / Spot: Garrett Hill
Albert / Ike: Peyton Davis
Henry: Jack Lennon+
Finch: Christian Tinajero
Jo Jo: Alexander Allen+ 
Romeo / Mike: Clayton Anderson
Mush: Ryland Acree+
Buttons: Gabe Carlton
Elmer / Scab 1 / Bill: Kohl Robinson
Scab 2 / Brooklyn Newsie: Elliot Kehoe
Tommy Boy / Scab 3 / Darcy: Karol Cooley
Hannah/Nun/Beauty: Rosa Gardner
Woman/ Beauty / Nun: Lauren Silva
Morris Delancey: Anthony Castro
Oscar Delancey: Chris Quiroz
Bunsen / Policeman: Robert Moritz
Wiesel / Mayor / Mr Jacobi / Teddy: Jeremy Whittington
Snyder: Luis Garcia Jr.
Guard / Policeman / Nunzio: Stephen A. Martinez
Seitz: Michael Cooling

Brooklyn Newsies:
Bruce Bowen
Nickie Barrón
Christopher Miller
Aiden Michael
Briggs Blume
Joshua O'Berry
Jack Dullnig

Director: George Green
Music Director: Andrew Hendley
Choreographer: Courtnie Mercer
Set Design: Whittington / Heggem / Green
Lighting Design: Daniel Heggem
Costume Design: Noel Jordan
Sound Design: Jesse Worley
Wig/Hair Make-up: Stephen A Martinez
Stage Manager: Courtney Blake LeFan

*Member of Actors' Equity Association
+ Appearing courtesy of Ballet San Antonio

Produced in cooperation with Music Theater International



Co-produced with Ballet San Antonio





Disney's Newsies
by Alan Menken, Jack Feldman, Harvey Fierstein, based on the Disney film
San Pedro Playhouse

September 13 - October 14, 2018
Russell Hill Rogers Stage, San Pedro Playhouse, San Antonio
800 West Ashby Place
San Antonio, TX, 78212

NEWSIES goes on sale to Subscribers/Ovation Members on May 8th and to the general public on May 15th!


Buy your seats fast- this show... with this cast... will be incredible!

For NEWSIES/MATILDA (now) package

For NEWSIES only (May 15th online)




[Artwork Creation and Design by Jeremy Whittington]