Extra! Extra! Read all about it. South Arkansas Arts Center is proud to present Disney’s Newsies sponsored by Murphy USA! Newsies is a tony-winning Broadway hit musical that is based on the 1992 Disney film, which is based on the 1899 Newsboys strike. The Newsies are making history on SAAC’s stage from July 20-23 and 26-30. Go to SAAC’s online Tickets to the City Box Office or stop by SAAC to get your tickets NOW! Come see the Newsies while the headline’s still hot!
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 newsboys. When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at their expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what’s right! “Newsies” is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message, perfect for the whole family and every audience.