Please keep in mind that ALL solos are subject to change based on what sounds best. Lines will remain as is, but solos may be switched up and you may end up with more OR less than you have now. We will do what is IN THE BEST INTEREST of the SHOW not the individual:)
Jack, Davey, Les, Crutchie, Spot Conlon, Pulitzer, Bunsen, Seitz, Hannah, Medda, Katherine, Mayor, Roosevelt, Snyder, Bill, Darcy, Jacobi, Wiesel and the Delancey’s will be listed by name. Also, a few other Newsies will be listed by name if needed aside from their group in a scene.
Newsie Group A: *Need to attend all singing and scene rehearsals, dance as indicated Albert, Boogie, Buttons, Elmer, Finch, Henry, JoJo, Mike, Mush, Pie-Eater, Race, Romeo, Scraps, Specs, Splasher, Tommy Boy Newsie Group B: *Need to attend all dance rehearsals Swifty the Rake, Tiny, Boots, Tummbleboy, Skittery, Cranks (Ashley B) Newsie Group C: *Will move all sets and usher at the start of the show and intermission and do the minute to give. Blinky, Bumlets, Buster, Hollywood, Ike, Ten-Pin, Scabs Newsie Group D: Brooklyn Newsies Nuns: All “Adult” Ladies but Medda and Katherine Beauties: All “Adult” Ladies but Medda and Katherine
Scene Breakdown (see below for what groups are in what)
Prologue: Rooftop, Dawn…“Santa Fe” (Prologue Song #2) Jack and Crutchie (Group A Newsies are asleep on scaffolds), Group C Newsies will shift sets if needed on song #2A
Scene 1: Newsie Square…“Carrying the Banner” (Song #3) Jack, Crutchie, Katherine, Darcy, Davey, Les, Delancy Brothers, Wiesel, Nuns, Group A Newsies, Group B Newsies come in during the dance portion, Group C Newsies will move sets within the scene (Song #3A CtheB tag).
Scene 2: Pulitzer’s Office, Afternoon…“The Bottom Line” (Song #4) Pulitzer, Nunzio, Hannah, Bunsen, Seitz, Group C Newsies will shift sets on song #4A and Group A Newsies will sing off stage
Scene 3: A Street Corner Jack, Davey, Les, Bill (“woman” lines but will just be yourself), Snyder Group C Newsies will shift sets into Medda’s Theater (Song #5 The Chase)
Scene 4: Medda’s Theater…“That’s Rich” (song #6) and “I Never Planned on You/Don’t Come (Song #6A) Medda, Jack, Davey, Les, Katherine, Bill, Darcy, Stage Manager, Nuncio (in just suit), Seitz, Hannah, Beauties Group C Newsies will shift sets out of Medda’s and Into Newsie Square
Scene 5: Newsie Square, Next Morning…“The World Will Know” (Song #7) Jack, Crutchie, Davey, Les, Wiesel, Delancey Brothers, Guard, Group A and Group B Newsies. Group C Newsies will change over sets into deli
Scene 6: Jacobi’s Deli and Street, Afternoon…“The World Will Know” (Reprise) (Song #8) Jack, Crutcie, Davey, Les, Group A Newsies, Jacobi, Katherine, Group C Newsies change over the sets and Group B Newsies come in for some dance at the end
Scene 7: Katherine’s Office…“Watch What Happens” (Song#9) Katherine, Group C Newsies transition sets into her office and out of it
Scene 8: Newsie Square, Next Morning ….“Seize the Day” (Song #10), “Seize the Day” Tag (Song #10A), and the Fight (Song #11) Jack, Crutchie, Davey, Les, Group A Newsies, Group B Newsies. Group C Newsies come in as scabbers midway through. Weisel, Delanceys, Snyder, and Goons and Cops (Bunsen, Seitz, Nunzio, Bill and Darcy will fill these spots and possibly a couple of the crew guys) Scene 9: Rooftop…“Santa Fe” (Song # 12)Jack ACT TWO
Scene 1: Jacobie’s Deli, Next Morning…”King’s of NY” (Song #13) and King’s of Ny (Tag) Song #13A Davey, Les, Katherine, Jacobi, Group A Newsies and any group B and C Newsies that attended the tap workshop and are approved to tap (please be advised that is you are totally unable to learn the tap and are not a soloist, you may not be placed in this number). Group C Newsies will move sets on and off in the scene.
Scene 2: The Refuge…”Letter from the Refuge (Song #14) Crutchie, Syder, a couple of C Newsies asleep on rafters. Group C Newsies will move sets.
Scene 3: Medda’s Theater…”Watch What Happens Reprise” (Song # 14B) J ack, Medda, Davey, Les, Romeo, Specs, Race and Group C Newsies will move sets (Who sings what in this song is subject to change)
Scene 4: Puitzer’s Office, That Afternoon…”The Bottom Line Reprise” (Song #16), “Brooklyn’s Here” Song #17) Mayor, Pulitzer, Bunsen, Seitz, Snyder, Hannah, Jack, Katherine, Delancy Brothers, Brooklyn Newsies at the end, Group C Newsies move sets Scene 5: Brooklyn to Medda’s…Brooklyn’s Here continues Brooklyn Newsies, Medda, Davey, Les, All Newies, Jack
Scene 6: The Rooftop, That Night…”Something to Believe In” (Song #18) Jack and Katherine, Group C Newsies move sets
Scene 7: Cellar…“Seize the Day Reprise” (Song # 19) and “Once and For All” (Song #20) Jack, Katherine, Darcy, Bill, Davey, Les, all Newsies will appear somewhere and at various moments in the scene. Group C Newsies will move sets as needed.
Scene 8: Pulitzer’s Office Next Am…”Seize the Day Reprise 2 (Song # 20B) Pulitzer, Bunsen, Hannah, Jack, Davey, Spot, Mayor, Roosevelt, Medda and Group A Newsies Sing off Stage, Group C Newsies will move sets
Scene 9: “Finale” The Full Cast will be present at points in this number. It will be rehearsed in chunks and your group will be designated time to come on the calendar to block it out.
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