Disney’s NEWSIES to Be Featured on Lifetime Television’s THE BALANCING ACT

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Six-part miniseries will take viewers behind-the-scenes of some of the most beloved Broadway Musicals


Broadway Across America has announced that Disney’s Newsies will be featured on Lifetime® television’s award-winning morning show “The Balancing Act®” as part of the six-part series “Broadway Balances America.” The Newsies segment will air on Thursday, November 6, and Thursday, November 13, providing exclusive behind-the-scenes excerpts and interviews with cast, creatives, and crew, even experiencing what it’s like to dance in their shoes.


Disney’s Newsies is being presented at the Ohio Theatre for an eight-show run January 13-18 as part of the 2014-15 PNC Broadway in Columbus season. Subscriptions to the 2014-15 season are on sale now and can be purchased at www.BroadwayInColumbus.com, by phone at (800) 294-1892 (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm), or in-person at the CAPA Ticket Center (39 E. State St.). Single tickets will go on sale on November 13.


About The Balancing Act® on Lifetime Television

Now in its 7th year, The Balancing Act® continues to empower women in all aspects of their lives. The mission at The Balancing Act® is simple—the show strives to help today’s modern woman balance it all by bringing them exceptional solutions to everyday problems. Entertaining, educational, and trusted by women, viewers can watch America’s premier morning show, The Balancing Act®, weekday mornings on Lifetime television at 7 am (ET/PT).   www.thebalancingact.com


About Disney’s NEWSIES

January 13-18, 2015

Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.)

They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines…Direct from Broadway comes NEWSIES, the smash-hit, crowd-pleasing new musical from Disney. Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards® for Best Score and Best Choreography, NEWSIES has audiences and critics alike calling it, “A MUSICAL WORTH SINGING ABOUT!” (The New York Times). Filled with one heart-pounding number after another, it’s a high-energy explosion of song and dance you just don’t want to miss.www.NewsiesTheMusical.com\Tour


“Broadway musicals are not just the New York art form; they are the great American art form. We thank our network of local theatre partners nationwide and The Balancing Act for helping us share Broadway with that wider audience across the country,” said Lauren Reid, CEO Theater Division, Broadway Across America.



The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, education excellence, and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans. CAPA also appreciates the support of the Chester B. and Harriet D. Isaac, Barbara J. Haddox, and Charlotte R. Haller funds of The Columbus Foundation, assisting donors and others in strengthening our community for the benefit of all of its citizens, and the Greater Columbus Arts Council, supporting the city’s artists and arts organizations since 1973.


About CAPA

Owner/operator of downtown Columbus’ magnificent, historic theatres (Ohio Theatre, Palace Theatre, Southern Theatre) and manager of the Riffe Center Theatre Complex, Lincoln Theatre, and Shubert Theater (New Haven, CT), CAPA is a not-for-profit, award-winning presenter of national and international performing arts and entertainment in operation for more than 40 years. For more information, visit www.capa.com.


About Broadway Across America

BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA is part of the Key Brand Entertainment family of companies, which includes Broadway.com and is operated by John Gore (Owner & CEO). BAA is the foremost presenter of first-class touring musicals and plays in North America, operating in 40 markets. As a leading Broadway producer, BAA is dedicated to the development and production of new and diverse theatre. Current/upcoming productions include Beautiful, Bullets Over Broadway, Million Dollar Quartet and Pippin. Past productions include Hairspray, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Memphis, Promises, Promises and The Producers. Broadway.com is the premier theater website for news, exclusive content and ticket sales. For more information please visit BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com and Broadway.com.

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