Newsies Cast Announced

Posted: November 10, 2018

Bellarmine's production of Newsies has been cast by director Peter Canavese.

Character Actor
Jack Kelly JP Micallef
Crutchie Eli Gordon
Davey Conor Gallivan
Les Donovan Cozort
Darcy/Snyder Dominic Mattiello
Bill (Hearst)/Scab 3/Kid Will Wrappe
Wiesel/StageManager/Mr. Jacobi/Mayor Arash Shabany
Oscar Delancey Jesus Perez Frias
Morris Delancey Arturo Collazo
Joseph Pulitzer/Goon Leo Mangalindan
Albert Fabian Lucero
Buttons Gabriel Young
Finch Lucas Kihmm
Henry Josh Frojelin
Jo Jo Allison Dosdos
Mush Michael Young
Race Josiah Cannon
Romeo Cameron Tsang
Elmer Abbe Pingol
Specs Dylan Jee
Splasher Kaylie Moniz
"Tommy Boy" May Nagao
"Mike" Jocee Ang
"Ike" Prema Yousuf
Spot Conlon/Scab 1 Francesca Meninger
Katherine Plumber Lauren Chivers
Seitz/Policeman Quinn Dembecki
Bunsen/Policeman/Goon Zen Chamberlain
Hannah/Nun/Photographer Anela Quiroz
Bowery Beauty/Newsie Hannah Luscher
Nunzio/Guard/Roosevelt Will Meckstroth
Medda Larkin/Nun Gigi Ward
Woman/Nun/Bowery Beauty/Newsie Phoenix LaFreniere
Dance Swings

Dominic Macasiray
Carolyn Zazueta


Assistant Directors Anthony Scurto, TBD
Stage Manager Tristan Foster


Thanks to the 67 students who auditioned for our production, who, as Mr. Canavese put it "bravely stared down stage fright and shared their talents." As the Newsies song goes, "Courage cannot erase our fear. Courage is when we face our fear." Mr. Canavese noted "These decision are always complicated and difficult—I wish I could have rewarded all of the talent on display. Finding the right mix of ability, age, experience, and suitability for parts is a subjective and mysterious process. If you're able, please try out for a future production, or for OneActors (November 16 in the Black Box Theatre, 1:30-4:00 pm) or Sanguine Humours."

First cast meeting/rehearsal will be Monday, November 12 from 4:00 - 6:15 pm in the Main Stage Theatre.

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