’The show must go on’

’The show must go on’The cast of “Newsies: The Broadway Musical” return to their rehearsal schedule without skipping a beat following earthquakes that rocked our hometown. “The show must go on,” said Bill Farris, who is directing the upcoming Ridgecrest Musical Enrichment Society production. “I would say that everything is back to normal, but I don’t know if there is anything normal about theater people.” Following an incident that has had such a profound impact, “I think it helps many people move forward when they have a commitment that they can pour themselves into.” The retelling of the newsboys’ strike against New York publishers in 1899 opens in September.

Photo by Laura Austin

Story First Published: 2019-07-19