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Season 102

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May 1-3 & 7-10, 2020

Based on a true-life event about a tough life in 1899 that gets even tougher when newspaper giant, Joseph Pulitzer, decides to up the cost of papers the boys (Newsies) buy from him to earn their livings. Do they take it lying down? No way, not with Jack Kelly as their leader.

It’s a show just waiting to dance its heart out for you with over a dozen songs, great dancing, a touch of sweet romance, super dancing, youthful dreams, exciting dancing. Oh, did we mention the dancing? You’ll love Newsies!

Family

Director

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Natalie Slawnyk

Natalie Slawnyk is an avid theatre lover and has directed shows in the Midland and Mount Pleasant areas.  This will be her directorial debut at Bay City Players and is very excited to get the opportunity to direct the Newsies, which is one of her favorite all time shows!  Besides directing, Natalie also enjoys acting and has been in over 37 shows at several tri-city locations:  Midland Center for the Arts, Pit & Balcony Theatre, Bay City Players, The Temple Theatre, The State Theatre, and Mount Pleasant.  Additionally, she also wrote, directed, produced, and acted in WHO? A Musical Murder Mystery, which is the only touring professional Mid-Michigan theatre troop in the area.  Over the last several years, Natalie has expanded into film where she has acted in several local short films, Jeff Havens’ business professional videos, and Charter commercials.  As a director, Natalie enjoys developing actors and providing amazing and positive lifelong theatre memories, but also tell a story and transport audiences into another world!

Cast

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