Exhilarating and inspiring are the two best words to describe Newsies the musical, now playing on Broadway!
And, it was a real treat to watch the star-making performance by Jeremy Jordan as the lead in the show on Sunday!
We weren't quite sure what to expect when we went into the theater. It could have gone many different ways. But we were thankfully super entertained and satisfied!
Oftentimes, shows about and geared towards younger audiences come across as too angst-ridden or one-dimensional, but Newsies is an uplifting show that does NOT come across as preachy. AND, even though the story is set over a century ago, the show felt super current! Occupy Broadway!
The music is awesome. The staging was great. The choreography was INSPIRED! And the whole cast was excellent. Not one bad performance!
And Jeremy Jordan truly was a pleasure to watch. He gave a virtuoso performance! He reminds us of Sutton Foster in that he can sing, dance and act with equal ease. He was born for musical theater! Plus, he's very dreamy!
Newsies is a must MUST see!
Check out one of the shows show-stopping numbers above!
Perez with Jeremy Jordan below.