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Disney’s ‘Newsies’ coming to SWU

Disney’s ‘Newsies’ coming to SWU

    02.11.20 | Fine Arts

    Rehearsal has begun for Disney’s “Newsies,” which will take place March 26-28 at Southern Wesleyan University, including some “high-flying” choreography.

    Disney’s Broadway hit, “Newsies,” is coming to Southern Wesleyan University March 26-28.

    This high energy musical production features music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Jack Feldman. “Newsies” is based on a real-life event in 1899 when a ragtag team of urban youth take a stand against prominent New York City publisher Joseph Pulitzer for raising the newspaper’s prices at the newsboys’ expense.

    Performances will be March 26-28 at Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Auditorium at 7:30 p.m., with a 2 p.m. matinee on March 28.

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