The Ocala Civic Theatre’s latest musical, Newsies, will kick off its two-week run on Thursday, May 4.
Based on the 1992 Disney film of the same name and originally produced for Broadway, Newsies: The Musical tells the story of local newsboys who go on strike for better working conditions. Led by the charismatic Jack Kelly, these young “newsies” of New York City fight back against the powers that be – including tabloid titan Joseph Pulitzer.
The opening night performance of Newsies will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 4 at the Ocala Civic Theatre, which is located at 4337 E Silver Springs Boulevard. Additional performances are also scheduled on the following dates:
- Friday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, May 6 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday, May 7 at 2 p.m.
- Thursday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m.
- Friday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, May 13 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday, May 14 at 2 p.m.
- Thursday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m. (American Sign Language Performance – contact the box office to reserve an ASL area if needed).
- Friday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m.
Tickets cost $30 for adults (ages 19 and older) and $15 for anyone ages 18 and younger.
For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit the Ocala Civic Theatre’s website.