Newsies Backdrops


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The Story. Take your audience to the New York Streets at the turn of the century with your production of “Newsies”. Grosh Backdrops and Drapery is your resource for some of the finest backdrops, curtains, and drapes made specifically for your performances

Newsies, a toe-tapping musical is based on a true story of an 1899 strike by newspaper boys. Inspired by the strike put on by the trolley workers, The Newspaper Boys, The Newsies, a group of orphaned children, band together to protest a pay cut by Pulitzer. Jack “Cowboy” Kelly organizes a newsboys’ strike. With David Jacobs as the brains of the new union, and Jack as the voice, the abandoned children join forces to go up against the rich and powerful.

Find the best backdrops, curtains, and drapes to use for your staging of Newsies only at Grosh Backdrops and Drapery.

Grosh Newsies Backdrops

Our Backdrops.  EXTRA EXTRA read all about it!!! …Or will you?! Maybe not if the Newsies crew has anything to do with it. Join the determined and rambunctious group of kids who unite and set out to protest their boss Mr. Pulitzer for raising the prices of his newspapers, their only means of support as orphaned children. Recreate this fascinating story and their struggle for justice with our various backdrops depicting the tough working conditions of 1899 in the New York streets, back alleys, brick walls and boroughs. You can also frame your stage area with our larger than life newspaper legs and borders that will excite your audience enough to want to join in the good fight and avoid being thrown in the Refuge. STRIKE! STRIKE! STRIKE!



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