Wednesday, December 11, 2019


Following multiple media reports of GLAAD working with the producers of the new Mrs. Doubtfire musical in Seattle, the organization has clarified their involvement with the production - as w…

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Exclusive: GLAAD Responds to Mrs. Doubtfire and Tootsie Reports by Mark Peikert

The organization clarifies its work with the musicals in this exclusive statement.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Broadway Grosses w/e 12/8/2019: Ain’t Too Proud Heats Up the Box Office

Most shows saw six-figure drops last weeks as the overall box office dipped by 8%. Bucking the trend, however, was Ain’t Too Proud who managed a $113k increase which was a box office recor…

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Friday, December 6, 2019

Friday Playlist: The Music of Tony Award Winner David Yazbek

As Tootsie enters its final month of performances on Broadway, lose yourself in the music of its Tony Award-winning creator David Yazbek.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ musical producers dogged by ‘Tootsie’ Broadway failure by Michael Riedel

“Tootsie” flopped on Broadway. It’s a terrific show, but its early closing is scaring the hell out of “Mrs. Doubtfire,” another musical whose leading man is also a leading lady. Ba…

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

REVIEW: Tina: The Tina Turner Musical by JK

Review of the Sunday, November 24, 2019 matinee performance at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York City. Starring Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Daniel J. Watts, Dawnn Lewis, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Cha…

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Photo Flash: Susan Lucci, Tony Danza and More Celebrate CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY

On Nov. 25, Celebrity Autobiography celebrated its 10th anniversary as winner of the Drama Desk Award with a show at The Triad (158 West 72nd St) with a cast featuring Susan Lucci, Tony Danz…

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Looking for Regional Jobs? Hamilton, Tootsie, South Pacific, and More Are Casting by Playbill Staff

Find your next Equity job with this selection of upcoming calls for Broadway and shows around the country.

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Monday, November 25, 2019

Odds & Ends: Fox Nabs Football Comedy Pilot from Tootsie's Robert Horn & Scott Ellis & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. Fox Nabs Football Comedy Pilot from Tootsie's Robert Horn & Scott Ellis This team is unstoppable. Robert…

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Fox Picks Up Football Book Club, Created by Tootsie's Robert Horn and Scott Ellis

The sitcom is based on the experiences of New England Patriots wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell.

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Football Book Club From Tootsie Creatives Robert Horn and Scott Ellis Lands Pilot at Fox by Noah Mutterperl

The new comedy follows an NFL star joining an all-female book club.

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

Fox Lands New Pilot From TOOTSIE Team Robert Horn and Scott Ellis

Robert Horn and Scott Ellis, the duo behind Tootsie on Broadway, have created a pilot that Fox has officially landed, according to Deadline.

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Saturday, November 23, 2019

Tony Winner Robert Horn by Barry Gordin

Robert Horn, Tootsie Best Book Tony Winner, chats with Patrick Christiano just before his triumph at the Tony Awards.  November 23, 2019:  Now that Tootsie has posted a closing notice, …

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Kerry Butler, Will Swenson & More to Lead Reading of New Musical Based on Vacation Film Franchise by Andy Lefkowitz

A slew of stage stars will come together on November 21 for an industry reading of Broadway Vacation, a new musical drawn from characters in the popular Vacation film franchise. The previous…

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Fickle Audiences Aren’t Why Tootsie is Closing by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady Andy Grotelueschen and Sarah Stiles in Tootsie …

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

‘Tootsie’ was a Broadway flop because theater is fickle: insiders by Michael Riedel

“Tootsie” had everything going for it: great title, terrific reviews, star-making turn by Santino Fontana, snappy score by David Yazbek and a hilarious book by Robert Horn. And yet one o…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tootsie to close on Broadway in January. London run planned. by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Tootsie the musical is to close on 5 January 2020 at the Marquis Theatre on Broadway. Plans are underway to bring Tootsie the musical to London. This post Tootsie to close on…

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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

“Tootsie” Announces Closing Date, “Hadestown” Announces Recoupment, Critics Review Cheno, and More! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top…

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Broadway Suffers First Major Loss from 2019 Season: “Tootsie” with 11 Tony Nods Will Close In January 2020 by Roger Friedman

#RIP “Tootsie.” Nominated for 11 Tony’s, winner of two including Best Actor and Best Book, “Tootsie” will shuffle off to Buffalo next

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Tootsie Sets Final Performance Date on Broadway; National Tour to Launch in 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

Tootsie, the new Broadway musical based on the beloved 1982 comedy flick, will play its final performance at the Marquis Theatre on January 5, 2020. The celebrated tuner began previews on M…

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‘Tootsie’ to Pack Up Her Wig on Broadway by Elizabeth A. Harris

The musical comedy, which earned Santino Fontana a Tony Award for best actor, will close after its Jan. 5 performance.

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Tootsie Announces Closing by Stagelight

Will play final performance on Sunday, January 5th

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TOOTSIE To Play Final Broadway Performance in January

It was announced today that the Tony-nominated musical TOOTSIE will play its final performance at at the Marquis Theatre on Sunday, January 5, 2020.

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Tootsie to close on Broadway in January by Maureen Lee Lenker

It’s time for Santino Fontana to hang up his heels. On Monday, producers announced a closing date for Broadway’s Tootsie, the musical based on the 1982 film of the same name. The produ…

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Broadway’s ‘Tootsie’ Announces Closing Date; Musical Won Two Tonys But Peaked Too Early by Greg Evans

Tootsie, the Broadway musical that had an easier time charming critics than winning potential ticket buyers, will play its final performance on Sunday, January 5, 2020. The musical, based on…

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‘Tootsie’ will end its Broadway run in January by Caitlin Huston

“Tootsie” will play its final Broadway performance on Jan. 5, 2020.  At that point, the musical will have played 293 regular and 25 preview performances at the Marquis Theatre. The clos…

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Tootsie Musical Sets Closing Date on Broadway by Dan Meyer

The Santino Fontana-led comedy opened at the Marquis Theatre in April.

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Tootsie , the Broadway musical adapted from the 1982 movie about a struggling actor whose career takes off when he plays a woman, will close on Jan. 5, the production announced tonight. Cap…

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Tootsie to Close After the New Year by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The musical comedy Tootsie, currently playing at Broadway’s Marquis Theatre, will play its final performance just after the New Year rings in. The closing curtain for the Tony-winning show…

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Friday, November 8, 2019

Santino Fontana Talks His 27 Tootsie Costume Changes & More on New Episode of Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal by Caitlin Moynihan

The latest episode of Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal, the monthly national TV show about Broadway and the theater community, will air on November 10 in New York City and feature interv…

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Friday, November 1, 2019

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