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Cast of NEWSIES National Tour Visits The White House for Annual Easter Egg Roll!

Cast of NEWSIES National Tour Visits The White House for Annual Easter Egg Roll!

The national touring cast of the musical Newsies visited Washington, DC, April 6 to entertain at the 137th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House.

The musical, about the real-life New York newsboys strike of 1898, is preparing to play a two-week engagement at the National Theatre June 9-21. In addition to their performance of "Seize the Day," "Carrying the Banner" and "Santa Fe," the cast members got to have a private audience with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

With a Tony-winning score by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman, and a book by Harvey Fierstein, Newsies played 1,005 performances on Broadway, and is in the midst of a multi-city tour currently in Los Angeles, and headed for Dallas, San Antonio, Houston, Nashville, Boston, Toronto and other cities. For detailed information on the itinerary or to order tickets, click here.

Click below to watch a sizzle reel of their appearance: