Chavie Lieber

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Before Katniss Everdeen, before Teams Edward and Jacob, and well before “Glee” glee, there was “Newsies”………….. When the film hit theaters, it bombed, scraping up only $2.8 million as one of the lowest-grossing Disney movies ever. When it hit VHS, however, buzz snowballed among people who were teenagers in the mid- to late 1990s. Now, a stage version has garnered seven Tony nominations this year, including for Best Musical, and “fansies” persevere, 20 years later. My story in the Daily….

Before Katniss Everdeen, before Teams Edward and Jacob, and well before “Glee” glee, there was “Newsies”………….. When the film hit theaters, it bombed, scraping up only $2.8 million as one of the lowest-grossing Disney movies ever. When it hit VHS, however, buzz snowballed among people who were teenagers in the mid- to late 1990s. Now, a stage version has garnered seven Tony nominations this year, including for Best Musical, and “fansies” persevere, 20 years later. My story in the Daily….

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