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Presented by: Arena Stage
Arena Stage will offer 200 ninth-through twelfth-grade students in Washington, D.C. the opportunity to attend the theater's production of Disney’s NEWSIES. Inspired by the real-life Newsboy’s strike of 1899, the high energy musical follows newsboys in 1899 New York City taking a stand against two of the nation’s most powerful publishing giants.
Time: 11:00 AM
Length of Event: 3 hours
Location: Arena Stage, 1101 Sixth Street Southwest, Washington, D.C.
Content: Arts, Theatre
Learning Standards: Arena's will provide teachers and students with study guides outlining the themes, characters and history of the show. In addition, Arena offers teachers a curriculum connections guide that suggests discussion topics and activities they can utilize to connect the production with Common Core standards.
Grades: 9th - 12th
Ticket capacity: 300