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NEWSIES on "The View"

WORLD TELEVISION PREMIERE PERFORMANCE OF PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE'S NEW DISNEY STAGE MUSICAL "NEWSIES" ON "THE VIEW," LIVE, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 ON ABC 

 

Academy Award-Winning Composer Alan Menken Featured

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The hosts of "The View" will introduce the world television premiere performance of the brand new Disney stage musical, "NEWSIES," adapted from the popular Disney film starring Christian Bale, live, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET) on ABC. Academy Award-winning composer Alan Menken, who wrote music for the 1992 motion picture "Newsies" and has won eight Oscars© for such memorable scores as "Beauty and the Beast," "The Little Mermaid" and "Pocahontas," is a featured guest and will help introduce the cast performance medley of both "Santa Fe" and "Seize The Day." "NEWSIES" is presented by Paper Mill Playhouse.


The musical is based on the 1899 true story of a courageous group of scrappy newsboys who become unlikely heroes when they rally forces to fight an unscrupulous newspaper tycoon. "NEWSIES" features a book by Harvey Fierstein, lyrics by Jack Feldman and music by Alan Menken. Based on the Disney film written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White. It is directed by Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli."NEWSIES" will premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ, 07041. For tickets and information, please go to www.papermill.org.  Performances begin Thursday, September 15 at 7:00 p.m. and run through October 16.


About "The View"
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