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24/08/2014 "Newsies" closes on Broadway after 1,004 performance

"Newsies The Musical" is a musical based on the 1992 film Newsies, which in turn was inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City. The show has music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, and a book by Harvey Fierstein. The musical closed after having played 1,004 performances.