Disney’s “Newsies The Broadway Muscial”

Murray City Cultural Arts presents

Disney’s “Newsies” Directed by Jim Smith with special arrangement with MTI.
Music Direction by Alyse Shattuck, Choreography by Mike Romney.

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

Performance Dates: August 6-7, 9, 12-14
Murray City Amphitheater

Auditions: Video Submissions accepted through May 3, 2021 by 10:00 PM

  • Auditions will be by video submission only
  • Clearly state name and song choice
  • Submit resume, photo and audition video through the Audition Form (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfXuyTGTcBafbZIByLrgzAZbWeE0QTImH4czdf_sf2E2S3hoA/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0)
    • Submissions too large to attach to the audition form can be sent to directly to murraycitynewsies@gmail.com
  • Videos should be no longer than three minutes in length
    • Must be sent prior to May 3rd, 10:00 PM
  • All roles with the exception of Medda Larkin are available

Callbacks: May 8, 2021 by appointment only

  • 9:00 AM, Murray Mansion

Rehearsals: begin May 17th at the Murray Mansion

Questions: murraycitynewsies@gmail.com



  • Jack Kelly: Leader of the newsies
  • Crutchie: newsie with a bum leg
  • Davey: new, bookish newsie
  • Les: Davey’s fearless younger brother
  • Spot Conlon: leader of the Brooklyn newsies
  • Katherine Plumber: ambitious young reporter
  • Darcy: upper-class son of a publisher
  • Bill: Son of William Randolph Hearst
  • Wiesel: runs the World’s distribution window
  • Morris Delancey: heavy at the World’s distribution window
  • Oscar Delancey: Morris’ equally tough brother
  • Joseph Pulitzer: no-nonsense publisher of the World
  • Seitz: Pulitzer’s editor
  • Bunson: Pulitzer’s bookkeeper
  • Hannah: Pulitzer’s secretary
  • Nunzio: Pulitzer’s barber
  • Snyder: warden of The Refuge
  • Newsies: Race, Albert, Specs, Henry, Finch, Romeo, Elmer, Mush, Buttons, Splasher, Tommy Boy, Jo Jo, Mike, Ike
  • Female Ensemble: Bowery Beauties/Nuns
  • Male Ensemble: Policemen/Mayor/Governor Teddy Roosevelt/Goons


Questions? murraycitynewsies@gmail.com

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