See it if you love Newsies, or if like me, you *don’t.* I have never been a fan of this musical, but this production is so good it ruined that.
Don't see it if you don’t want to be blown away by creativity and talent in a surprisingly immersive production.
See it if Great dancing, and brilliant staging.
Don't see it if Sound design is shocking for a professional show.
See it if you want to see a frenetic and brilliantly choreographed show. Some of the best dance sequences I’ve seen, high energy from start to finish.
Don't see it if you don’t like the action happening all around you. I also found some of the sound was quite bad in places- mics not being picked up etc.
See it if you love shows with jaw-dropping dancing...you'll remember this one for a long time!
Don't see it if you want a show with an amazing plot or don't like incredible dancing.
See it if You love a great immersive or dance production
Don't see it if you don't like Disney
See it if The ensemble of dancers is out of this world
Don't see it if You want a strong plot or fabulous acting Read more
See it if you like full on high octane precision dance choreography & acrobatics True story, superb cast. Applause & audience appreciation throughout
Don't see it if you don’t like historical musicals.
See it if absolutely fantastic staging and overall production.
Don't see it if no reason not to
"Along the way it slightly loses track of its young characters’ fears and frustrations as it celebrates their defiant athleticism. If the storytelling were as sensational as the dancing, this would run for ever."
"I can absolutely see its themes resonating with audiences, particularly its inspiring message that the next generation of social justice warriors can change the world. ... 'Newsies' is going to be hitting the headlines for all the right reasons."
" ‘Newsies’ is a perfect example of how a hard-working, perfectly synchronised cast can be a rousing metaphor for collective action of a more real-world kind, thrillingly embodying the kind of change the world needs to see."
"This is a vehicle for good songs, wry wisecracks and the most exuberant choreography this side of 42nd Street."
“Newsies represents the very best of theatre; immersing its audience in the story and going all out to create an unforgettable show that is truly spectacular. Hold the front page, because London’s most revolutionary musical is an undeniable hit”
"This 'Newsies' sparkle is the sheer scale of both set, choreography and overall vision: this is a kinetic, no-expense-spared showstopper that should make headlines across the capital."
"Much like their papes, the newsies sell it with a wink and a winning smile."
"The complexities of the 'newsies’ struggle may feel under-explored for adults, but as a primer on unionisation in our winter of discontent it’s a refreshing proposition for younger audiences."