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The Little Mermaid Star Jodi Benson Visits Disney's Newsies on Broadway

The voice of Ariel attended the musical on September 22. logo
Tommy Martinez, Jodi Benson, and Aaron J. Albano onstage at Newsies.
(© David Gordon)

Jodi Benson, best known for voicing the role of Ariel in the acclaimed Disney animated feature The Little Mermaid, attended the Broadway production of Newsies on Sunday, September 22 at the Nederlander Theatre. Following the performance, she visited with cast members Aaron J. Albano and Tommy Martinez onstage.

Inspired by 1992 film, Newsies tells the story of a group of tenacious newsboys at the turn of the last century who band together to form a union and lead a strike after selling prices are raised. With a Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman, the production features a book by Harvey Fierstein, direction by Jeff Calhoun, and Tony-winning choreography by Christopher Gattelli.

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