NEWSIES Character Breakdown

Seitz. Pulitzer's editor. and Snyder. Warden of The Refuge; a frightening, spidery and sinister man. Gender: Male. Age: 45 to 65 and Bunsen. Pulitzer's bookkeeper. Gender: Male. Age: 35 to 50 and Stage Manager. A stage manager at Medda Larkin's theater. Gender: Male. Age: 25 to 55. Nunzio. A barber. Gender: Male.
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NEWSIES Character Breakdown FEMALE CHARACTERS Katherine Plumber A feisty young reporter. Gender: Female Age: 17 to 20

Bowery Beauty, Nun, Newsie Showgirls at Medda's theater. Gender: Female Age: 18 to 30

Medda Larkin, Nun A vaudeville star, owns her own theater. Gender: Female Age: 25 to 45

Hannah, Nun, Bowery Beauty (possible Newsie) Pulitzer's secretary. Gender: Female Age: 20 to 40

MALE CHARACTERS

Owner of the deli. Gender: Male Age: 35 to 55 and Mayor The Mayor of New York City. Gender: Male Age: 45 to 60

Jack Kelly Leader of the newsies. Gender: Male Age: 16 to 20 Crutchie A newsie with a bum leg. Gender: Male Age: 13 to 17 Joseph Pulitzer Publisher of The World, a no-nonsense businessman. Gender: Male Age: 35 to 50 Davey A new newsie, more bookish than Jack. Gender: Male Age: 15 to 20 Les Davey's fearless younger brother. Gender: Male Age: 10 to 15 Wiesel Runs the distribution window of The World. Gender: Male Age: 35 to 50 and Mr. Jacobi

Seitz Pulitzer's editor. and Snyder Warden of The Refuge; a frightening, spidery and sinister man. Gender: Male Age: 45 to 65 and Bunsen Pulitzer's bookkeeper. Gender: Male Age: 35 to 50 and Stage Manager A stage manager at Medda Larkin's theater. Gender: Male Age: 25 to 55 Nunzio A barber. Gender: Male Age: 30 to 50 and Governor Teddy Roosevelt Governor Teddy Roosevelt. Gender: Male Age: 50 to 65

NEWSIES ENSEMBLE AND DOUBLING Spot Conlon, Newsie Leader of the Brooklyn Newsies. Gender: Male Age: 17 to 20 Race A newsie with a penchant for betting. Gender: Male Age: 13 to 20 Albert A newsie. Gender: Male Age: 10 to 20 Specs A newsie. Gender: Male Age: 10 to 20 and Bill The son of William Randolph Hearst. Gender: Male Age: 17 to 25 Henry & Finch A newsie. Gender: Male Age: 10 to 20 Elmer & Mush A newsie. Gender: Male Age: 10 to 20 Romeo A newsie. Gender: Male Age: 10 to 20 Darcy, Newsie Upper-class son of a publisher. Gender: Male Age: 20 to 25 Morris Delancey, Newsie Heavy at The World's distribution window. Gender: Male Age: 15 to 20 Oscar Delancey, Newsie Morris's equally tough brother. Gender: Male Age: 15 to 20













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