Newsies – Fathom Events Screening

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Newsies

Have you heard the news yet? Newsies is coming to the big screen! And we have some passes to give away to our readers courtesy of Fathom Events. Our FilmGrouch passes will be good for the 7:00pm screening, February 22nd, at the Regal Magnolia Place Stadium 16 in Coral Springs

That’s just our giveaway location, Fathom Events is actually releasing three screenings, nationwide, and you are bound to find one near you:

Thursday, February 16 at 7:00pm 
Saturday, February 18 at 12:55pm
Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00pm – our screening time

Filmed live on stage at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, CA, this show stars Original Broadway cast members Jeremy Jordan as “Jack Kelly,” Kara Lindsay as “Katherine,” Ben Fankhauser as “Davey” and Andrew Keenan-Bolger as “Crutchie”. They’re joined by North American Tour stars Steve Blanchard as “Joseph Pulitzer,” and Aisha de Haas as “Medda Larkin,” and Ethan Steiner as “Les” along with members of both the Broadway and North American Tour ensembles, filling the stage with more “newsies” and more dancing than ever before.

There’s plenty of time to buy your tickets through Fathom Events.

But, if you are near Coral Springs, here’s how you can enter to win your own passes.

To enter for your chance to win free passes to the Coral Springs screening, email admin@filmgrouch.com with “Papes” as the subject.  We will contact you if you are the winner and let you know how to get your passes.  Good luck!

Official synopsis: Set in New York City at the turn of the century and based on a true story, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged ‘newsies,’ who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. But when publishing titans Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack finds a cause to fight for and rallies newsies from across the city to strike and take a stand for what’s right.

If you aren’t familiar with Newsies, it’s time you educated yourself on this Disney classic show that didn’t make a big impact at first release but gained such a huge cult following in the ’90s. I asked Madison to give us a brief take on how she discovered Newsies.

Madison Monroe: 

When Newsies was released in theaters in the spring of 1992, I thought it looked boring. A newspaper strike? Business men? Lame. So I didn’t see it in the theater. Later, when it was airing on TV (either on HBO or the Disney Channel. There weren’t many options back then), my brother realized that some of the actors from one of our favorite Nickelodeon shows, “Roundhouse” were in Newsies. So we watched it And LOVED it! Especially the songs. I loved the songs so much, I called every local music store until I found one that was selling the soundtrack on cassette tape, and I made my dad drive me all the way to that particular mall (which seemed so far away but really wasn’t) so I could get all my favorite songs (most notably “Carrying the Banner” and “King of New York”).

Fast forward to a few years ago, when the Broadway version of Newsies was on tour and they were going to be in Miami. My brother, sister, and I of course got tickets and we enjoyed the show immensely. Now the Broadway production is coming to theaters for a limited time only. So we will definitely be checking that out!

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