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Newsies // Woodminster Summer Musicals

  • Woodminster Amphitheater 3540 Sanborn Drive Oakland, CA, 94602 United States (map)
Logo Disney's Logo of Newsies The Broadway Musical on a blue brick background

Inspired by the real-life “Newsboy Strike of 1899,” when newsboy Kid Blink led a band of orphan and runaway newsies on a two-week-long strike. Timely and fresh, the fictionalized adaptation of Newsies addresses age-old themes of social injustice, exploitative labor practices and David-versus-Goliath struggles as the young learn to harness their power against a corrupt establishment.

Audio Described Show July 13th 8pm @ Woodminster Amphitheater

Tickets: $33-70

*Half priced tickets available for Blind and Visually Impaired audience members! Call the box office at 510-531-9597 to reserve.

* Complimentary transportation to and from Woodminster Amphitheater from Rockridge BART will be available for Blind and Visually Impaired people on Audio Described show dates. Call the box office at 510-531-9597 to inquire.


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For blind and visually impaired audience members, Woodminster partners with Gravity Access Services to offer live audio description and a haptic access tour for the July 13th performance of Newsies.

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