Newsies London Reviews and Tickets

(516 Ratings)
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Entertaining, Absorbing, Great staging, Delightful, Clever

About the Show

A London revival of the Tony Award-winning musical inspired by the Newsboys Strike of 1899. 

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Show-Score Member Reviews (515)

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53 Reviews | 0 Followers
Amazing dance, Masterful, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you love dancing

Don't see it if everyone should see this!

61 Reviews | 8 Followers
Exquisite, Great singing, Epic, Fast paced, Ambitious

See it if You love musicals with big dance numbers

Don't see it if You like traditional musicals

164 Reviews | 24 Followers
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great staging, Masterful, Must see

See it if You love a great immersive or dance production

Don't see it if you don't like Disney

54 Reviews | 1 Follower
Great staging, Must see, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if The dancing is amazing and the whole venue is used as part of the stage. Already seen it several times. One of the most energetic shows.

Don't see it if If you don’t like Disney ‘feel good’ shows, this is not for you.

129 Reviews | 3 Followers
Meticulous, Amazing set, High energy, Exhilarating, Exciting

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.

80 Reviews | 5 Followers
Entertaining, Enchanting, Clever, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if you love great musicals

Don't see it if you don't like musicals or choreography

53 Reviews | 6 Followers
Ambitious, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if Bombastically phenomenal, performances are great and the music is incredible.

Don't see it if It’s a Disney show, so if you don’t like Disney, this won’t sway you.

52 Reviews | 3 Followers
Fun, Ambitious, Entertaining, Breathtaking, Great staging

See it if You like fully immersive, original & innovative theatre with incredible choreography and magnificent individual and collective performances

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Critic Reviews (10)

London Theatre
December 9th, 2022

"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."
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The Times (UK)
December 9th, 2022

"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."
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Time Out London
December 9th, 2022

" ‘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."
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The Stage (UK)
December 8th, 2022

"This is a vehicle for good songs, wry wisecracks and the most exuberant choreography this side of 42nd Street."
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Theatre Weekly (UK)
December 8th, 2022

“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”
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December 12th, 2022

"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."
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The Guardian (UK)
December 12th, 2022

"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."
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The London Evening Standard
December 9th, 2022

"While the plotting is a bit formulaic, the message of this boisterous production couldn’t be more timely."
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