Playbill reports Academy Award-winning composer Alan Menken, Tony Award-winning playwright Harvey Fierstein and Jack Feldman are working on a stage adaptation of the 1992 movie musical “Newsies”. The play had reading in May and another is planned for December 10th. Playbill highlights the cast scheduled for the reading. According to an interview with Menken Disney has yet to decide if the developing play will be “a first-class production or whether it’s stock and amateur.”