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2022-23 - Newsies

Our school play this year is a junior version of “Newsies”.  It is very exciting for our students, since it is a true story about how children made a difference in history.  These newsies, or paper deliverers, went up against the newspaper giants of New York City in 1899. 

“Newsies” has had great success on Broadway and is a Disney movie.

Newsies Audition Workshop
This workshop is taking place during lunch and recess on November 7, 2022, for grades 6-8, in the Teacher's Lounge.

Here are some other notes about the workshop:

  •     Scripts will be made available, to practice for your audition
  •     An explanation of what you will do at your audition from start to finish
  •     Learn dance steps for audition (just a few simple steps)
  •     Receive examples of what to do for a great audition
  •     Audition forms will be distributed, with practice and performance dates

Auditions

  •       Auditions will take place In the Teacher's Lounge  November 14-18, 2022; 3:30p-5:30p
  •       Roles will be announced Tuesday, November 22nd 2022

 Audition sign-up genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C044FA4AA29A4F49-newsies1

Stage Crew

Stage Crew sign-up geniushttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C044FA4AA29A4F49-newsies

  •     Stage Crew practices usually begin mid-February
  •     Stage Crew does not have Tuesday practices

Chorus: This is for grades four and five.  

First graders

  •     Every year first graders are invited to be a part of the play
  •     Participation requires a commitment to 2-3 Sunday practices for about 30-45 minutes, and a dress rehearsal with the cast, and all performances.
  •     Beginning in February we will practice with them during one recess a week.
  •     A costume fee of about $10. 
  •     This year they will be wearing shabby clothes.
  •     A permission slip will be sent home to those who sign up on the sign-up genius
  •     Sign up genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C044FA4AA29A4F49-first1
  •     First grade does not have Tuesday practices after school

Practices:

  •     Saturday morning/afternoon in Jan 14-March11
  •     Sundays March 5th and 12th afternoon
  •     Tuesdays after school for the cast to practice specific dances or scenes

Dress Rehearsal

  •     Thursday March 16, 2022 at 6:15PM (Photo 5:45) 

Performances:

  Friday March 17, 2022  

  •     1:00 PM, School
  •     7:15 PM 

  Saturday March 18, 2022 at 7:15PM 

  Sunday March 19, 2022 at 1:00

Important Dates

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Saturday
Feb 18,2023
Saturday
Feb 18,2023

Spring Musical Performance - Newsies

“ When powerful newspaper publishers raise prices at the newsboys' expense, the charismatic Jack Kelly rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions. Together, the newsies learn […]

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Sunday
Mar 19,2023
Sunday
Mar 19,2023

Spring Musical Performance - Newsies

“ When powerful newspaper publishers raise prices at the newsboys' expense, the charismatic Jack Kelly rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions. Together, the newsies learn […]

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