Straight from New York, the 5th longest running musical in Off-Broadway history -
NEWSical is the hilarious, ever evolving, always changing, up to the minute musical comedy of
all the news that's fit to spoof!
2011 OFF-BROADWAY ALLIANCE AWARD
"QUICK! GET YOUR TICKETS!
THE SHOW IS A HILARIOUS COMBINATION OF SPOOFY AND GOOFY FILLED WITH WITTY SATIRE."
-Splash Magazine Las Vegas
"WATCHING THE NEWS THESE DAYS IT'S HARD TO KNOW WHETHER TO LAUGH OR CRY -
NEWSICAL MAKES IT EASY TO LAUGH!"
"THE SHOW WAS BETTER THAN ANYTHING TOPICAL THAT 'SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE' HAS COME UP WITH FOR MONTHS, IF NOT YEARS!"
-Lincoln Journal Star
"'THE DAILY SHOW' SET TO MUSIC!"
CAST & CREATIVE TEAM
Kristen Alderson - best known for her Emmy award winning eighteen- year portrayal of Starr Manning on the ABC daytime dramas One Life to Live and General Hospital. She also originated the role of Kiki Jerome on General Hospital. Most recently she was seen in Mélange opposite Morgan Fairchild. No stranger to musicals, Kristen played the role of Cindy Lou in the off-Broadway revival of The Marvelous Wonderettes and Molly in the first Broadway revival of Annie. Kristen's vocals were featured numerous times throughout the years on both One Life to Live and General Hospital. She proudly appeared in several of the ABC Daytime salutes BCEFA concerts. Kristen is featured on the albums One Life Many Voices and A Holiday Affair. She is extremely excited to be joining the cast of NEWSical . A very special thank you to Tom for being my biggest cheerleader! Thank you to the whole cast and crew for being so welcoming! Major love to my family and friends for always being so supporting!
TAYLOR CROURORE - Off-Broadway credits include A Musical About Star Wars (which he co-wrote and starred in), The Blueprint Specials at the Public’s UTR Festival, Forbidden Broadway: Comes Out Swinging!, and NEWSical The Musical! Regional credits include Beauty and the Beast (Gaston), Peter Pan (Captain Hook), The Music Man(Harold Hill), and Paul Gordon’s new musical Pride and Prejudice (Mr. Wickham) which is now streaming on Amazon Prime. TV: “The Friday Zone” and “America's Got Talent.” Taylor is just as nervous to be here in this theatre as you are right now. But hey, you need a laugh, and he needs to pay his student loans, so let’s do this!
DYLAN HARTWELL - Dylan Hartwell is an NYC-based writer and actor. He is a graduate of NYU Tisch with degrees in both Screenwriting and Drama. As artists-in-residence with The New Works Lab at Stratford, he and collaborator Benny Gammerman have had original musicals produced through Barrington Stage, New York Theatre Barn, and La Jolla Playhouse. Favorite acting roles include “Fabrizio” in The Light in the Piazza (Carbonell Award Nominee) “Chris” in Hands On A Hardbody, and “Rocky” in the Rocky Horror Show. Most recently, Dylan co-created “Three Men and a Baby Grand” with husband Greg Sullivan & Brandon James Gwinn, which is nominated for a GlamAward under the “best cabaret”. His concept album RAGER! is available to stream on all music platforms.
CARLY SAKOLOVE - is happy to be back on stage after having performed in NEWSical the Musical several times over the last 6 years! Carly has been seen on the National Tour and Royal Caribbean companies of Mamma Mia! as Rosie. Recently, she originated the role of Ethel Merman in the premiere of The Book of Merman Off Broadway. She also played Betty Jean in the Off Broadway revival of The Marvelous Wonderettes! Carly's viral Youtube video "Broadway Divas Send in the Clowns" featuring her celebrity impersonations, prompted her to write her one woman shows which she has performed all over NYC and at sea. Boston Conservatory graduate. Thanks to the D’Angoras and Anne for their endless support.