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Corey Cott Assumes Role of ‘Jack Kelly’ in Disney's Tony Award-Winning Musical Hit Newsies, Today, September 5, 2012

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 Newsies, the Tony® Award winning new American musical, proudly welcomes Corey Cott to the role of the show's leading man Jack Kelly, full time, beginning at today's 2pm performance. Cott became the Jack Kelly alternate in mid-August and has performed the role intermittently since.


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Corey Cott makes his Broadway debut in Newsies just weeks after graduating from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama.  His university credits include Suddenly Last Summer, Assassins, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Sweeney Todd, among others. He appeared in several productions at Pittsburgh CLO including Miss Saigon, The Sound of Music and Jesus Christ Superstar and recently in the New York reading of Bare directed by Stafford Arima.

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Jeremy Jordan, who received Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations for his Broadway performance, played his final performance Tuesday, September 4th.  He leaves to work full time on his leading role on NBC's 'Smash.'