Entertainment 'Newsies' final performance will be August 24 "Newsies" final performance will be Sunday, August 24, 2014. By ZOË LAKE June 23, 2014 10:18 AM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email Tony Award-winning “Newsies” will close its curtains on Broadway Aug. 24 before launching a nationwide tour in October. The Disney production opened March 2012 at Nederlander Theatre and has been attended by over one million viewers and grossed over $100 million. Only “Rent” has seen a longer run at the famed Nederlander. Ticket and tour information can be found at newsiesthemusical.com. By ZOË LAKE Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.