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Why Rent Newsies from Front Row Theatrical?

6 Reasons to Rent Newsies From Front Row Theatrical:

Cost Savings over DIY

Renting a set or costume package is easier and can be less expensive than DIY builds and drop rentals.


A 21' wide & 18' tall translucent Newsies Wall is the perfect backdrop for Front Row Theatrical's Newsies Set.

Piece of Mind

Get piece of mind with Front Row Theatrical rentals via on-site tech's, concierge alterations, and installation videos*.

Rentals for all Budgets

From small schools to major regional theatres, Front Row Theatrical offers something for every budget.

1 - Truck Shipping

Each set ships in a single semi- trailer. This saves clients an average of $4712 over comparable two truck shows.

Stagehand Operated

Front Row Theatrical is a company run by stage hands created for theatre people.

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The Set

Premium Set Rental

Scenery Details:

  • Built: 2018
  • Set Size: Large
  • Wing Space: Minimal
  • # Trucks to Ship: 1

Rigging Details:

  • Line Sets Needed: 4
  • Soft Drops Included: 0
  • Hard Legs/ Headers?: Yes/ Yes
  • Ground-row?: No

Assembly Difficulty:

  • Unload Crew: 8+
  • Set Make-Up: Wagons, Hard pieces,
  • Ground / Up Riggers?: Yes/ Yes
  • Installation Hours: 6-10+

Crew Operation:

  • Show Crew: 4+
  • Fly-men?: 1+
  • 2nd Story?: Yes

Premium Set Description

Front Row Theatrical's Newsies premium set rental was built in 2018. The design borrows inspiration from the Broadway show, the movie, New York City and the tour. This large unit set boasts a 26' wide catwalk, 2 rolling platforms, 2 rolling stairs, a translucent 21' wide Newsies wall, and a theatre arch with chase lights. The set also features danceable newspaper stacks and a 13' tall World Door.

Additional scenes include Jack's paintings, the cafe, the asylum and Katherine's office.

This set has been designed for venues with medium to large stages. The scenery is mostly a unit set with some additional flying scenes. A fly system is highly recommend with this set. Without one there is no way to use the World Doors or the Theatre Arch however the rest of the set can still be used. Installation will take between 6 and 10 hours depending on size of crew and the familiarity with standard set installation techniques.

For more information about renting the Newsies premium scenery please see our "inventory" page here and pictures of the set here. Scroll down for more information.

Costume Rentals

Costume Rentals

Costume Details:

  • Built: 2019
  • Plot Size: Large
  • Cast Supported:40+
  • # Pallets to Ship: 2+

Alteration Details:

  • Alterations Allowed?: Some
  • Sleeves?: Yes
  • Hems?: Yes
  • Inseams?: Yes

Sizing Information:

  • Principal Size Range: 0-20
  • Ensemble Bottoms: 28-48 / 0-18
  • Ensemble Tops: 30-44/ S-XL
  • Wigs Included?: No

Cleaning Information:

  • Dry Clean Only: Some
  • Machine Wash?: Some

Costume Rental Description

Front Row Theatrical Rental Newsies costume rental package was built in 2018. The design of the costume rental closely follows the Broadway show plot but has taken inspiration the movie as well. The package is designed for a large cast of 30+. This rental boasts beautiful hand made dresses for Medda and Katheryn, fantastic period authentic adult mens costumes and of course, a whole lot of male and female newsies outfits. All of Front Row Theatrical Rental's costumes rentals are of professional quality. There are no cheap or see through Amazon or Party-City costumes.

Ensemble costumes in the Front Row Theatrical Rental's Newsies costume rental package come in a variety of sizes to fit a wide array of body types and sizes. Front Row Theatrical Rental's offers tailoring and alterations at an additional cost, or renters may make their own temporary alterations so as to fit their cast.


Drops, Projections and Plans

Drops, Projections and Plans

S tarting in 2020, Front Row Theatrical will be offering two new exciting rentals for Newsies - drops and projections. The Newsies projection rentals customers can choose between static images for scenes as well as moving images that make the audience feel as if they are actually a part of the scene. For those who prefer a more traditional approach, the Newsies drop rentals are an excellent option. Drops can be rented as a package or individually.

In addition to the two new rentals, Front Row will be offering a new way to build your own professionally designed set - professional set plans. With pre-designed set plans, theatres can build their own set following a purchased copy of professionally design plans. Customers receive a copy of the blue prints, renderings, paint elevations, ground plans and scene shift plots allowing them to build and stage their own version of the show from scratch.


Newsies Picture Galleries

Newsies Pictures & Info

Scroll down to learn more about Front Row Theatrical's Newsies set, drop, projection and costume rentals. Additional information about all other Front Row Theatrical show offerings can also be found below.

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Newsies Rentals

About Us

Front Row Theatrical

A theatre company run by stage hands


Front Row Theatrical was created to fill a void in the rental and sales market. The company has been designed to focus on serving regional theatres and educational institutions alike and at a price they can afford. By providing high quality Broadway rental scenery, costume rentals, projection rentals and drop rentals as well as Pre-designed set plans and custom scenery, Front Row Theatrical is helping organizations present higher quality productions than ever before.

  • 100% Stage Hand Operated
  • Affordable Rentals for schools to professional theatre
  • Only professional company to provide sets and costumes
  • All scenic rentals travel in only 1 truck, saving money
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