Fansies Rejoice! Watch Andrew Keenan-Bolger Sing Brand-New Song from Newsies Tour (Video)

News   Fansies Rejoice! Watch Andrew Keenan-Bolger Sing Brand-New Song from Newsies Tour (Video)
 
Andrew Keenan-Bolger, who originated the role of Crutchie on Broadway, performed a new song written for his character in the national tour of Newsies, at 54 Below's Newsboys of New York Reunite concert Aug. 24.

Watch the performance below:

The new song, "Letter From the Refuge," features music and lyrics by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman.

In Newsies, Crutchie, a paperboy who walks with a crutch, is thought to be lucky by the other paperboys because he sells more papers due to his affliction. He befriends Jack Kelly, the leader of the newsboy strike. During a protest, he is beaten, apprehended and taken to the refuge, a juvenile detention center, where he performs this song.

Andrew Keenan-Bolger has appeared on Broadway in Beauty and the Beast, Seussical, Mary Poppins and Newsies. He recently appeared in Paper Mill Playhouse's Ever After and is co-creator of the web series "Submissions Only."

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