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Harvey Evans


Harvey Evans plays Jack Kelly in Newsies, a rebellious newsboy who dreams of a life as an artist away from the big city but who answers the call to unionize the Newsies and lead them in a strike of powerful publisher Joseph Pulitzer and his New York World newspaper. The young Southwest Florida actor’s stage credits include Ned Schneebly in School of Rock for Belle Theatre,¬†Christopher Boone in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time for Players Circle Theatre, Jean Valjean in Les Miserables for Melody Lane Theatre, Quasimodo in The Hunchback of Notre Dame for the Alliance Youth Theatre, the Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz and Jem in To Kill a Mockingbird for Florida Repertory Theatre. As a theatre major at North Fort Myers High School, he also performed as Robert in Boeing Boeing and Billy Lawlor in 42nd Street.

Born in Leeds, England, Harvey and his family relocated to Southwest Florida when he was 4.

March 19, 2020; revised June 11, 2022.

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