The Disney theatrical production and stage musical Newsies is a must see for anyone who has seen the 1992 film by the same name or who is looking for a courageous and inspiring live action production. The story of Newsies the Musical follows the real life Newsboys Strike of 1899 that took place in New York City. From the first moment the play unfolds the audience is instantly transported back to this time as they start becoming indulged in the classic tale based off the captivating book by Harvey Fierstein. The play, which first appeared at the Paper Mill Playhouse in 2011 made its way to the Broadway stage in 2012 at the iconic Nederlander Theatre. After a wildly successful limited engagement preview, the production of Newsies the Musical turned into an open-ended engagement.