The musical, which features songs by multiple Academy Award-winning composer
Organizers said that the tour will launch in Philadelphia in October 2014. Other stops will include Chicago and Las Vegas.
"Newsies" is based on the 1992 Disney movie musical that starred
The Broadway production, which is running at the Nederlander Theatre in New York, has been a profitable enterprise, recouping its initial $5-million investment nine months after opening. The show had a tryout run at the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey before bowing on Broadway.
"Newsies" received eight
The musical is the latest hit from Disney Theatrical Productions to go on the road. The company has produced North American touring versions of