THE SCREENING ROOM: Harvey Fierstein Talks Newsies on CBS' "This Morning" (Video)

News   THE SCREENING ROOM: Harvey Fierstein Talks Newsies on CBS' "This Morning" (Video) Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, who wrote the book for the stage adaptation of Newsies, recently sat down on CBS' "This Morning" to talk about the new Disney musical.

Newsies officially opened on Broadway March 29 at the Nederlander Theatre following previews that began March 15. Prior to the show's opening, its limited engagement was extended through August.

Directed by Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun, Newsies stars Jeremy Jordan (Bonnie & Clyde) as Jack Kelly, John Dossett (2003 revival of Gypsy) as Joseph Pulitzer, Kara Lindsay (Little House on the Prairie) as Katherine Plumber, Capathia Jenkins (The Civil War; The Look of Love; Caroline, or Change; and Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me) as Medda, Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Mary Poppins) as Crutchie, Ben Fankhauser (Spring Awakening national tour) as Davey and Lewis Grosso (Mary Poppins) and Matthew Schechter (Elf) alternating the role of Les.

To watch the interview with Fierstein, look below:

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