Daily Archives: February 24, 2015

Newsies the Musical, my Favorite Things

Newsies the Musical outside the Orpheum

This weekend I got the distinct pleasure of going to see Newsies, the Musical. I grew up watching the movie Newsies from Disney and loved every minute of it. I loved it so much that I could sing along with every song and even knew the whole opening dialogue by heart. When I first heard about them making a musical of Newsies I was ecstatic and knew that if I got the opportunity to see it I would have to. This weekend that opportunity came and it was  not a disappointment. Obviously they had to change a few things for the stage production, but the music is really what makes the story so great and the music does not disappoint. They added a few songs to fill out the roster and some of the lyrics got changed around a bit, which to hardcore fans is a bit confusing, but it is still such a fun ride. So in honor of my excitement here are my 5 favorite things from Newsies, the Musical. Continue reading