Howard County Public School System

Murray Hill Middle School Drama

Murray Hill Middle School

Newsies Jr

Disney’s Newsies JR. is playing at Murray Hill Middle School from Friday, March 15th at 7pm through Saturday, March 16th at 2pm and 7pm. The inspiring 60-minute musical, designed for middle school-aged performers, is based on the 1992 Disney film Newsies and the 2012 Broadway production of the same name. The cast and crew includes around 60 students led by Emma Patterson with help from Ed Chrzanowski, Rebecca Gould, Amy Williamson, Angela Sullivan, Laura Skakle, Bryanna Walls, Madisyn Aman, Iris Patterson, and Kathy Hersey.  "Now s the time to seize the day!"  It’s time to carry the banner with Disney’s Newsies JR.! You’ll be doing flips for the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of young newsies in Manhattan. When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsies’ expense, Jack rallies young workers from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what's right! Adapted especially for young performers, this musical features a Tony Award®-winning score by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award®-winner Harvey Fierstein, and includes rousing songs like “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day,” and “King of New York.” Newsies JR. is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message perfect for the whole family and every audience.   Disney’s Newsies JR. is presented through special arrangement with and all materials are provided by Music Theatre International. For more information about licensing Newsies JR. or other Disney shows, please visit

Murray Hill Middle School Drama

Murray Hill Middle School

March 15-16, 2024

Price $12.00


On Sale Date

Mar 04, 2024 at 12:00pm


Murray Hill Middle School Theatre (Cafeteria)


Accessibility Offerings

Wheelchair Seating

Service Animals Welcome