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Meadowdale senior gets starring role in ‘Newsies’


Last updated 3/20/2019 at Noon

Katie Dreessen

Meadowdale High School senior Katie Dreessen has landed the role of Katie in the Kitsap Forest Theater’s spring production of “Newsies.”

She plays opposite the lead, Jack Kelly.

Dreessen is a 4.0 student looking to accept a scholarship from Southern Oregon University, for a bachelor’s and bachelor’s in fine arts in theater.

Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, “Newsies” features a Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein.

“Newsies” runs May 26-June 16. It will be performed in Rho...

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