SALT Performing Arts Presents Newsies, November 30 – December 16, 2018

SALT Performing Arts Presents Newsies, November 30 – December 16, 2018

CHESTER SPRINGS, PA — SALT Performing Arts presents Newsies, the popular Disney film turned Tony-winning Broadway hit which inspires everyone to fight for what’s right and seize the day.  Set in turn-of-the-century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for social justice!

Performances are:

  • Friday, November 30, 7- 9 PM
  • Saturday, December 1, 2 -4 PM, 7- 9 PM
  • Sunday, December 2, 2 –4 PM
  • Friday, December 7, 7- 9 PM
  • Saturday, December 8, 2 –4 PM, 7- 9 PM
  • Sunday, December 9, 2 – 4 PM
  • Friday, December 14, 7- 9 PM
  • Saturday, December 15, 2 – 4 PM, 7- 9 PM
  • Sunday, December 16, 2 – 4 PM

“Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, Newsies features a Tony Award-winning score and book. You’ll leave the theatre singing the now classic songs Carrying the Banner, Seize the Day, and Santa Fe,” says Lauren McComas, Director and SALT’s President and Artistic Director.  “Our version of Newsies will knock your socks off with some of the best dancers and singers in the area. It’s a perfect holiday treat for the whole family!”

Jack Kelly/Kai Kasiguran, Katherine/Taylor Ruffo, Medda Larken/Liana Henrie, Joseph Pulitzer/Doug Pratt, Crutchie/Nickolas Cummings, Davey/Logan Stommel, Les/Jackson Ogden, Race/Shane Troxel, Albert/Scab 1/Drew Kalkiewicz, Specs/Sean Springer, Henry/Zac Norcia, Finch/Stephen Fisher, Romeo/Riley DeVries, Elmer/Jason Scansaroli, Mush/Scab 3/Kyle McCleary, Buttons/Maya Huberty, Splasher/Joy Ann Wolfe, Tommy Boy/Chelsea Barnett, Jo Jo/Celia Hernandez, Ike/Spot Conlon/Gabe Rottman, Joey/Shelagh Kratz, Charlie/Camryn Williams, Billie & Katherine Understudy/Lilly Knowles, Darcy/Oscar Delancey &Jack Understudy/James Wier, Bill & Morris Delancey/Michael Wismer, Wiesel/Stage Manager/Mr. Jacobi/Mayor & Pulitzer Understudy/Tom DeVries, Seitz &Snyder/Seamus Hannoran, Nunzio/Guard/Policeman & Roosevelt/Joe Wadlinger, Bunsen & Nun/Emily Davis, Hannah/Nun & Bowery Beauty/Hannah Elliott, Nun/Woman/Bowery Beauty & Newsie Swing/Krysta Stefanosky

The show is Directed & Produced by Lauren McComas with a crew of: Choreographer/Melody Stanert , Music Director/Brigitte Rottman, Assistant Music Director/Mike Toolan, Costume Designer/Kathy DeVries, Stage Managers- Chelsea Barnett & Elizabeth Tozer, Tech Director & Set Designer/Rob Merow, House Manager/Alison Worrall, Marketing Director/Judy Elliott.

Admission is $17 and $25 per person. In addition, Chick-fil-A, a proud sponsor of SALT Performing Arts, is providing the option of you having a boxed meal included with your ticket during our Friday & Saturday performances. The meal will be waiting for you upon your arrival at the theatre. You can secure these at check-out. For more information and to purchase tickets for Newsies go to

For a chance to win four (4) free tickets to Newsies, or your choice of another SALT Performing Arts performance, go to

The mission of SALT Performing Arts is to provide live community theatre productions, summer/year long theatre camps for kids, dinner theatre, and more. With excellence as the standard, SALT, a non-profit organization, believes that the “community” is paramount in community theatre and strives to foster an all-inclusive atmosphere that promotes a positive, uplifting experience to each individual. SALT involves people of all ages from all walks of life. If you are interested in learning more about SALT Performing Arts, making a donation, or being a sponsor please email us at

SALT Performing Arts, Chester Springs, PA 19425 is organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes with a non-profit 501(c)(3) status.

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