We sat down with Calhoun to discuss how he keeps the show fresh, what he looks for when casting, and advice he’d give to aspiring directors.
Telsey + Company is holding auditions for Equity and nonunion male dancers in Philadelphia, Boston, Denver, Louisville, Santa Clara, N.J., N.C., Atlanta, and Phoenix for “Newsies.”
Telsey + Co casting director Justin Huff and associate choreographer Lou Castro went on a seven-city tour and saw about 350 performers for future replacements and casts of the show.
From the leaping paperboys of “Newsies” to the trained circus performers of “Pippin,” Broadway musicals today require young performers to add acrobatics to their repertoire.
Actors’ Equity Association will honor the original ensemble of Disney’s “Newsies the Musical” with its sixth annual ACCA Award, the only industry honor for Broadway chorus members.