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Carryin’ the Banner

 

 Racetrack:

That’s my cigar.

Snipeshooter:

 You’ll steal anudder.

Kid Blink:

Hey, Bummers we got work ta do.

Specs:

Since when did you become me mudder?

Crutchy:

 Ah stop yer bawlin'!

Specs, Mush, Kid Blink, and Snitch (in the background):

 Hey! Who sat you?

 

 

Mush:

Try Bottle Alley or da Harbor.

Racetrack:

 Try Central Park, it’s guaranteed.

Cowboy:

 Try any Banker, Bum, or Barber.

Skittery:

 They almost all knows how ta read!!!!!!!!!

 

 

Kid Blink:

 I smell money!

Crutchy:

 You smell foul!

Mush:

Met this goil last night!!!

Crutchy:

 Ahh! Move yer elbow!

Racetrack:

Pass the towel!

Skittery:

For a buck I might!!!!!

 

 

Newsies:

 Ain’t it a fine life?

 Carryin’ the Banner through it all!!!!

A mighty fine life!

Carryin’ the Banner tough an’ tall!!!!

Every mornin’!

 We goes where we wishes!

 We’s as free as fishes!

Sure beets washin’ dishes!

What a fine life!

 Carryin’ the Banner home free all!!!

 

Cowboy:

 It takes a smile, as sweet as butter.

Crutchy:

The kind that ladies can’t resist.

Racetrack:

 It takes an orphan, with a stutter!

Cowboy:

 Who ain’t afraid ta use his….

Kid Blink:

Fist!

 

 

Newsies:

 Summer stinks and winters waitin’!

Welcome to New York!!!

Boy ain’t nature fascinatin’, when yous got ta walk!!!!

 

Newsies (Group One):

 Still, it’s a fine life!

Carryin’ the Banner with me chums!!!!

Newsies (Group Two<comes in on “Banner”>):

 Still, it’s a fine life!

Carryin’ the Banner with me chums!!!!

Newsies (G1):

A mighty fine life!

Blowin’ every nickel as it comes!!!!

Newsies (G2<c.i.o. “Blowin’”>):

A mighty fine life!

 Blowin’ every nickel as it comes!!!!

Crutchy (<c.i.o. “as it”>):

I’m no snoozer!

 Sitting makes me ancy.

 I likes livin’ chancy.

Newsies:

Harlem ta Delancey!

 What a fine life!

 Carryin’ the Banner through the slums!!..

 

Annoying Nuns that pop up out of nowhere:

Bless..ed…. Chil..dren….

Though… You.. Wan..der…Lost…. And.. Depraved….

Je..sus…. Loves… You….

You… Shall….Be saved………

 

Patrick’s Mother that annoyingly comes out of nowhere and sings with the boys: Patrick!!!!

Racetrack:

Just gim’me half a cup...

P.M.t.a.c.o.o.n.a.s.w.t.b.:

Darling!!!!

Kid Blink:

Somethin’ ta wake me up…

P.M.t.a.c.o.o.n.a.s.w.t.b.: 

Since you left me, I….. Am undone……

Mush (<”left”>):

I got’ a find an angle….

Crutchy (<”..done”>):

 I got’ a sell more papes.

P.M.t.a.c.o.o.n.a.s.w.t.b:

 Mother………………………………………………..

Newsies (G1< “ Mother”):

Papers is all I got.

Newsies (G2):

 Wish I could catch a breeze.

P.M.t.a.c.o.o.n.a.s.w.t.b:

Loves………. You!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Newsies (G1 <” Loves “>):

Sure hope the headline’s hot.

Newsies (G2):

 All I can catch is fleas.

P.M.t.a.c.o.o.n.a.s.w.t.b:

God save………………………………………………

Newsies (G1 < “ God “>):

God help me if it’s not.

Newsies (G2):

 Somebody help me. Please!!!!

P.M.t.a.c.o.o.n.a.s.w.t.b:

 My son!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (doesn’t stop till next group says “ say “.)!!!!!!!!!

 

A small group of Newsies:

If I hate the headline! I’ll make up the he dine! And I’ll say any thing I haf'ta. Cause at two for a penny! If I take too many! Weasel just makes me eat ‘em afta’!

 

COUNTERPART

 

Newsies (G1):

 Look!

They’re puttin’ up the headline!

You call that a headline?

I get better stories from the Copper on the beat!

I was gon’na start with twenty!

Now a dozen’ll be plenty!

 

Newsies (G2):

 What’s it say?

That won’t pay!

So, where’s your spot?

Boy, it’s hot!

(end counterpart)

 

Newsies:

 Would ya tell me how I’m gon’na make ends meet????

 

Newsies:

 We need a good assassination!

We need an earthquake or a war!!

Snipeshooter:

How ‘bout a crooked politician?

Newsies:

 Hey, stupid that ain’t new no more!!!!

Uptown to Grand Central Station!

Down ta City Hall!!!!

We improves our circulation!

Walkin’ till we fall!!!

 

COUNTERPART

 

 

Newsies (G1):

Still we’ll be out there!

Carryin the Banner man to man!!!

We’ll be out there!

Soakin’ every sucker that we can!!!

See the headline!

Newsies on a mission!

Kill the competition!

Sell the next edition!

While we’re out there!

Carryin’ the Banner is the

 

 

Newsies (G2):

Look!

They're puttin' up the headline!
They call that a headline?
The idiot who wrote it  must be workin' for the Sun!
Did ya hear about the fire?

 

 

Newsies (Group Three):

Heard it killed old man Maguire!

 

 

Newsies (G2):  

Heard the toll was even higher!

 

Newsies (G3):

Why do I miss all the fun?

 

Newsies (G2):
Hitched it on a trolley

Newsies (G3):

Meet 'cha Forty-fourth and Second


Newsies (G2):

Little Italy's a secret


Newsies (G3):

Bleeker's further than I reckoned

Newsies (G2):

By the courthouse


Newsies (G3):

Near the stables

Newsies (G2):

On the corner someone beckoned and I –

 

 

 

( Delancy/ fighting scene )

 

 

(begin counterpart)

 

 

Newsies (G1):

It’s a fine life!!!!

Carryin’ the Banner through it all….

A mighty fine.. life!

Carryin’ the Baner tough an’ tall…

See the headline!

Newsies on a mission!

Kill the competition!

Sell the next edition!

What a fine life!

Carryin’ the Banner!

It’s a fine life!

Carryin’ the Banner!

It’s a Fine life!

Carryin’ the Banner!

It’s a –

 

 

Newsies (G2):

 

Would you look at that headline?

You call that headline?

I get better stories from the Copper on the Beat!

I was gonna start with twenty!

But, a dozenal be plenty!

Would ya tell me how I’m ever gonna make ends meet?

Hitched it on a trolly!

Meet ‘cha forty forth an’ second!

Little Italy’s a secret!

Bleeker’s further than I recond!

By the Cout House!

Near the stables!

On the corner someone beckoned!

Newsies (G1):

It’s a fine.. life!

 

Newsies (G2):

Go get 'em Cowboy!

 

Newsies (G1):

Carryin’ the Banner!

Newsies (G2):

You got 'em now, boy!

 

Newsies (G1):

It’s a fine.. like!

 

Newsies (G2):
Go get 'em, Cowboy!

 

Newsies (G1):

Carryin’ the Banner!

 

Newsies (G2):
You got 'em now, boy!

 

Newsies (G1):

It’s a-

 

(end counterpart)

 

Newsies:
Go!

If there are any mistakes, please let me know. :)