August 9-18, 2024

Stop the presses! This Disney film turned Tony-winning Broadway hit is a song-and-dance spectacular inspired by the real-life New York City newsboys’ strike of 1899.

This show is generously sponsored by

Ticket prices

  • Adults: $44 / $33 / $22
  • Students: $25 / $20 / $15

Bringing a group?

We offer group discounts on orders of 14 tickets or more! Call 517-264-7469 to make a group reservation.

Recommended audience

Suitable for most audiences. Contains some mild profanity.


Wheelchair-accessible seating is available on the orchestra level. For people who require hearing assistance, we have both assistive headsets and a hearing loop system.

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Creative team

  • Director: Debra Ross Calabrese
  • Choreographer: Jodi Hissong
  • Music Director: Ray Novak
  • Vocal Director: Wynne Marsh
  • Stage Manager: Evan Schultz


  • Jack Kelly: Kevin Ludwig
  • Crutchie: Ben Bascuk
  • Davey: Will DuPuis
  • Les: Olivia Grzebik
  • Katherine Plumber: Elise Brown
  • Joseph Pulitzer: Phil Skeldon
  • Wiesel: Robert Eccles
  • Bunsen: John Bacarella
  • Seitz: Scott Heuerman
  • Medda Larkin: Ebone Waweru
  • Hannah: Brooke Ward
  • Gov. Teddy Roosevelt: John Lamb
  • Mayor: Dennis Marsh
  • The Newsies: Ethan Anderson, Riley Bollock, Lydia Carroll, Tyler Condon, Dylan Cunningham, Anna Giller, Nathan Glover, Alex Hackbardt, Christopher Harlan, Jonah Hiatt, Alan Jimenez, Abigail Lipsitz, Mason Olvera, Libby Pifer, Alex Pizaña, Eliott Powers, Reed Schwieterman, Alex Sheremeta, Eli Stachowske, Quintin Steers, Ella Trevino, Briella York, Hallie Yuen
  • Ensemble: Anjalie-Nicole Coates, Katherine Giller, Abigail Johnson, Timothy Johnson, Abigail Knight, Ciara Lieberman, Miriam Roth, Sophia Zebrowski

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