Richard is the Associate Director for Disney’s NEWSIES, which is currently on tour after a successful run on Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre. NEWSIES, directed by Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, is based on the 1992 film, which was inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City. The show has music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, and a book by Harvey Fierstein. NEWSIES premiered at the Paper Mill Playhouse in September 2011 and opened on Broadway in March 2012. It won the Tony Award for Best Music and Best Choreography. CLICK HERE for more info.