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NEWSical The Musical

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1 hr 30 mins

Be wary if you’re on the news! NEWsical is an excellent musical that lampoons current affairs, politicians, celebrities as well as newsmakers. It has lovely songs and material that is composed by the Drama Desk nominee, Rick Crom.

Why Watch NEWSical the Musical

If you have ever loved watching the news and mocked something on it, NEWSical the Musical is the perfect show to attend. It has lyrics, music and even a book that is written by Rick Crom, a Drama Desk nominee. Just as the news keeps changing, the musical constantly updates itself and adds songs about the latest topics. It mocks celebrities, politicians, current events, and several other popular entities. Every single joke is very relatable and will make you clutch your sides in peals of laughter. This is a musical comedy that is a perfect satire on the biggest news that is ideal to spoof.

The Story

NEWSical does not have any particular plot. It is not straightforward or linear like several other musicals. However, it comprises a collection of scenes and sketches that all talk about the news. It is performed in a manner that is very similar to a live newscast. This hilarious musical does not spare anyone. Not even the ex-President Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Nancy Grace, Lady Gaga, Dr. Phil, Sarah Palin, Christina Aguilera, and Elena Kagan are safe from the clutches of this comical masterpiece. If you’ve been on the news, you better watch out! You can be sure to have the songs updates to keep up with the trendiest news around.

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Musical Lovers | People who love satire on news

Critics Reviews

"The only thing not funny about ‘NEWSical the Musical’ is that each day’s absurdities provide no shortage of inspiration."
– The New York Post

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Show Details

Show Timings

Sunday 7:30 PM
Monday 8:15 PM
Saturday 3:00 PM & 8:15 PM

1 hour 30 minutes with no intermission

Leading Roles
Christine Pedi
Susan Mosher
Scott Richard Foster
Michael West

Written and Created by
Rick Crom

Directed by
Mark Waldrop

Top Songs
"Twelve Little Months", "A Disclaimer", "Sexting", "Very Busy at BP", "My Lovers Voice", "Denial"

Additional Info

The show is suitable for ages 12+ with adult supervision, children under 4 will not be admitted.

The Kirk Theatre has a seating capacity of 99.

Outside Food
Strictly prohibited. If you'd like to grab a meal before or after the show, check out our guide to the 30 Best Restaurants in the Theater District.

Dress Code
Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

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Cancellation Policy

All Broadway and Off-Broadway show tickets are non-refundable.

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Ratings & Reviews
Out of 5
Very Good
Jeff Kolodney
Reviewed in May, 2019


My Tickets

Your e-tickets can be exchanged for physical tickets with our uniformed Headout hosts outside the theater.

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Kirk Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street, New York

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Additional Information

May be inappropriate for 12 and under Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre

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