Belfast Area High School announces cast for fall musical

Sep 30, 2019
Photo by: Melora Norman The cast of Belfast Area High School’s production of "Newsies - The Musical."

BELFAST — Belfast Area High School announces the cast for their fall production, "Newsies - The Musical." Performances will take place Nov. 15, 16, 22, and 23 at 7 p.m.; and Nov. 17 and 24 at 2 p.m., at the Crosby Center, 96 Church St.

The Broadway smash hit "Newsies" is based on the real-life newsboy strike of 1899, and tells the story of Jack Kelly, a rebellious newsboy who dreams of a life as an artist away from the big city.

The cast includes Bryan Spaulding (Jack Kelly), Willa Bywater (Crutchie), Emily Wakeman (Race), Gemma Bradney (Finch / Bowery Beauty), Alice Dyer (Elmer), Haley Black (Mush), Hayle Withee (Albert), Sarah Cournoyer (Romeo), Maiara Rebordao (Buttons), Savannah Springer (Specs), Marina Bannister (Henry / Bowery Beauty), Ada Curry (Jo Jo / Spot Conlon), Annabelle Lisa (Tommy Boy / Scab 1), Mercedez Whitmore (Davey), Maddie Mailloux (Les), Phoebe Norman (Katherine Plumber), Shaylynn Williams (Morris Delancey), Paige Rollerson (Oscar Delancey), Paige Ford (Medda Larkin, Nun, Scab 2), Hannah Marsden (Weisel, Bunsen, Nun 1, Bill, Stage Manager), Lily Christian (Hannah, Nun, Woman, Darcy, Scab 3) and Harley Wellman (Seitz, Nun, Scab, Goon, Brooklyn Newsie). Adults roles will be played by Mike Lawson (Nunzio, Guard, Mr. Jacobi, Mayor), Bob Withee (Police, Man, Teddy Roosevelt), Scott Cournoyer (Snyder) and Eric Sanders (Joseph Pulitzer).

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