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GRMS presents Disney’s musical "Newsies" March 21-23

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Gillette Road Middle School presents the Disney’s musical "Newsies" on March 21st, 22nd, and 23rd, at 7:00pm, in the middle school auditorium.

Tickets go on sale to the general public starting Wednesday, March 6 by calling (315) 744-7162. 

Over 120 student cast and crew members will be presenting this story based on the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City. The music was written by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, and a book by Harvey Fierstein. Based on the Disney Film by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White. This Disney show is licensed through Music Theatre International.

Newsies Cast: Caden Gibbens as Jack; Ethan Meives as Crutchie; Natalia Santone as Race; Joseph Calveric as Albert/Roosevelt; Jillian Coppernoll as Specs; Dylan Laurin as Henry; Jalisse Armstrong as Finch; Emma McWilliams as Elmer; Zayne Kimpland as Romeo; Madison Gessini as Mush; Marissa Doty as Jo Jo; Karri Lawton as Buttons; Kimball Coffey as Tommy Boy; Ava Tyler as Katherine; Shelby Ritchie as Darcy; Arabella Cusumano, Audrey Halpin, Karri Lawton and Madelynn Hilt as Nuns; Aiden Bland as Morris Delancey; Jackson Gwynn as Oscar Delancey; Gianna Bardin as Wiesel Assist; Leo Chung as Davey; Grace Cahill as Les; Joey Cox as Pulitzer; Noah Seitz, Addie Romano as Bunsen; Madelynn Hilt as Hannah; Annaka Lease as Snyder; Zach Heilig as Nunzio; Lucy Barrera as Medda; Zoe Gwynn as Stage Manager; Arabella Cusumano, Zoe Flemming, Audrey Halpin, Madelynn Hilt, Amanda Johnson and Karri Lawton as Bowery Beauties; Audrey Halpin as Mrs. Jacobi; Sebastian Sant as Mayor; Liam Chung as Spot Conlon; Jacob Toole as Bill; Joseph Calveric as Govenor Roosevelt; Ryan Graves, Sebastian Sant and Mary Coleman as Scabs; Hailey  Armelino as Goon /Photographer; Mary Coleman, Rosemary Coleman, Andrew Dolson, Ryan Graves, Andrew Hollis, Cassandra Luce, Trinity Nguyen, Sophi Rauscher, Addison Romano, Sebastian Sant, Conor Whalen and Ryan Williams as Goons and Amanda Johnson as Policeman.

Stage Crew: Alivia Aragona, John Guariglia, Erica Hibbard, Aya Hussein, Zoe Ireland, Karolina Kulesza, Gianna Montesano, Lizzie Moreno, Abigail Neely, Wyatt Warner, Owen Klei and Kaden Recore.

Manhattan Newsie Tappers: Jalisse Armstrong, Emily Beckley, Lydia Bojilevski, Joseph Calveric, Tabby Coombs, Arabella Cusumano, Jillian Ghezzi, Kami Heath, Madelynn Hilt, Leah Kuno, Danica Lagoe, Karri Lawton, Lily Magda, Lauren Malec, Isabella Manfredi, JoAnna Manning, Allie Moran, Meghan Obleman, Natalia Santone, Savannah Tolhurst and Ava Tyler. 

Manhattan Newsie Featured Dancers: Jalisse Armstrong, Emily Beckley, Lydia Bojilevski, Joseph Calveric, Tabby Coombs, Arabella Cusumano, Jessica Doty, Marissa Doty, Madeleine Frisch, Jillian Ghezzi, Audrey Halpin, Madelynn Hilt, Leah Kuno, Danica Lagoe, Dylan Laurin, Karri Lawton, Kennedy Leden, Lauren Malec, Isabella Manfredi, Addie Martin, Ethan Meives, Noah Seitz, Savannah Tolhurst, Ava Tyler and Elizabeth Yorgey.

Brooklyn Newsies: Emma Brushell, Natalie Brushell, Meghan Cannella, Andrew Dolson, Ryan Graves, Zach Heilig, Andrew Hollis, Mia Huynh, Leah Kuno, Cassandra Luce, Riley Meyer, Mya Patti, Sophie Ramie, Addison Romano and Leila Ward. 

Newsie Ensemble: Samantha Atherton, Gianna Bardin, Savannah Bella, Kiyara Bembry, Gabrielle Brown, Natalie Brushell, Emma Brushell, Carson Burns, Meghan Cannella, Annie Capone, Mary Coleman, Rose Coleman, Oneisha Colon, Summer Cross, Franceska Cusumano, Julia Debejian, Mikey DeGroat, Raiah DeLooze, Emma Dickens, Andrew Dolson, Kennedy Duncan, Addyson Fedele, Savannah Foil, Abby Goncalves, Bella Hanus, Andrew Hollis, Mia Huynh, Isabella Keefe, Isabella Kinney, Javanna  Kozubowski, Lindsey Kubala, Josie Lachut, Kennedy Leden, Cassandra Luce, Isabella McCleod, Becca  McIntyre, Megan Meives, Riley Meyer, Goddess Muhammad, Trinity Ngugen, Kaiya Palmiter, Mya Patti, Julia Phillips, Gabriclla Pinoartgotte, Casey Potratz, Sophi Rauscher, Sebastion Sant, Isabella Spaulding, Joey Swenton, Jacob Toole, Meadow Werts, Conor Whalen, Sofia Wilson and Adria Wilson McQuatters. 

Directors are: Domenic Liccione -music director, Sydney Hurn -drama director /choreography, Madison Taylor choreography, William Verity-show chorus,  Jessica Moser -Stage Crew Director, Karl Hughes -Lighting and Set Design, Martin Homes -Set Design and Construction,  Dana Gibbens and Linda Hurn -production managers. Plus a slew of parent volunteers!

Come out and see this exciting show with the incredible talent and energy of the Gillette Road Students!