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Newsies Outsells Other Spring 2012 Broadway Shows on

(May 11, 2012)

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT -- (Marketwire) -- 05/11/12 -- In a spring Broadway season dominated by revivals, Disney's movie adaptation of Newsies has outsold all other new shows on

Newsies, based on the 1992 musical movie about the Newsboys Strike of 1899, has sold more tickets on than any of the other 16 shows that have opened so far in 2012. Newsies is the only original musical in the top five shows in terms of sales; the rest of the top sellers are all revivals. Evita, starring Ricky Martin and Elena Roger, takes a close second in ticket sales, followed by Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar, A Streetcar Named Desire, and Death of a Salesman starring Philip Seymour Hoffman and Andrew Garfield.

The least popular shows on this spring include Don't Dress for Dinner, a sequel of Boeing Boeing; End of the Rainbow, a show about Judy Garland; and The Best Man, a star-studded play about politics. See below for the top 10 new spring Broadway shows on

1. Newsies
2. Evita
3. Jesus Christ Superstar
4. A Streetcar Named Desire
5. Death of a Salesman
6. One Man, Two Guvnors
7. Once
8. Ghost - The Musical
9. The Columnist
10. Peter and the Starcatcher

*As of 5/7/2012 1:00 p.m. EST. Prices may fluctuate based on market demand.

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