Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Dustin Hoffman to Star in Broadway Revival of Our Town in 2021 by Lindsey Sullivan

Thornton Wilder's classic play Our Town is getting a Broadway revival starring two-time Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman as the Stage Manager in 2021. To Kill a Mockingbird director Bartlett She…

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Broadway Must See for June 17th: Three Time Tony Nominee Rebecca Luker Will Be Feted Online by Katie Couric, “Tootsie” Star Santino Fontana by Roger Friedman

Rebecca Luker is one of Broadway’s great stars. She has three Tony nominations, ranging from 1995 to 2007. She was most recently

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Friday, June 5, 2020

Troika Clarifies TOOTSIE Tour Casting Breakdown

Troika has issued a statement to clarify a casting notice which called for submissions from only people of color for the upcoming national tour of TOOTSIE. The tour, which will be going out…

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Friday, May 29, 2020

Broadway in Pittsburgh juggles lineup again, aims for October opening by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Aint’ Too Proud” moves to next season, with “Hadestown” and “Tootsie” bookending 2020-21, and “Hamilton” in January.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Santino Fontana, Linda Lavin, Lilli Cooper & More to Appear on VIRTUAL HALSTON

VIRTUAL HALSTON, a new early cocktail hour live-stream broadcast starring comic actress Julie Halston on Fridays at 5 p.m., has announced a fresh lineup of guest stars who will join Ms. Hals…

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

REVIEW: We Caught an Early Preview of the “Tootsie” National Tour (Guest Column by J.K. Rowling) by Broadway Beat

by HaleyJane Rose. @haleyisfamous. Cheerio! J.K. Rowling here! Author of beloved children’s books, the woman behind author pseudonym Robert Galbraith, and tr...

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Friday, April 24, 2020

The Friday 5 Quiz: Which Came First? by JK

No, this isn't a chicken or egg situation. But you might need to do a little research to figure out which one happened first in each pair. This week's Friday 5 Quiz might teach you a little …

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

For Quarantine, A Salute To The Literature Of Idleness by Artsjournal1

Dwight Garner: “With so many hours to obliterate, I’ve found myself turning to the experts. I’ve pushed away the Tootsie Roll wrappers and empty root beer cans and gathered around my b…

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Monday, April 20, 2020

Checking In With... Tony-Winning Tootsie Bookwriter Robert Horn by Mark Peikert

From Quibi series to Randy Rainbow's videos, here's what Horn is up to in quarantine.

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Monday, April 13, 2020

Ali Stroker, Lilli Cooper, Teal Wicks, Ciara Renee, and More Join This Week's Lineup Of CURTAIN UP!, A Show Dedicated To Entertaining Isolated Seniors

Tony Award Winner Ali Stroker (Broadway: Oklahoma; Deaf West's Spring Awakening); Lilli Cooper (Broadway: Tootsie, Tony Nominee; Spongebob Squarepants), Teal Wicks (Broadway: The Cher Show; …

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Friday, April 10, 2020

15 Questions in 15 Minutes with Broadway’s Sarah Stiles by Deb Miller

This month, during the indefinite precautionary closure of theaters in New York and around the world, Sarah Stiles continues to provide world-class entertainment to fans in self-isolation ev…

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Friday, March 27, 2020

VIDEO: Lilli Cooper, Bonnie Milligan, & More Are Featured in Drew Gasparini 'When I Go' Music Video

Today it was announced that composer Drew Gasparini released the first single off his upcoming album, We Aren't Kids Anymore (Original Studio Cast). The new song is called a?oeWhen I Goa…

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

Musical of the Month: Curtains: The Creative Team by JK

March's Musical of the Month, Curtains had a top-notch creative team. Each one has an impressive resume of credits and awards. For some, this show marked another step on their continuing cr…

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Broadway shows coming to Denver for 2020-21 season: “Moulin Rouge!,” “Pretty Woman,” “Tootsie” and more by John Wenzel, The Know

DCPA's 2020-21 Broadway series will bring "Moulin Rouge!," "Pretty Woman," "Mockingbird"

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Put on a Happy Face! James Van Der Beek, Carly Hughes & More to Lead Bye Bye Birdie at the Kennedy Center by Andy Lefkowitz

A slew of stage-and-screen stars have been selected to lead the Kennedy Center's upcoming staging of the 1960 Tony-winning musical comedy Bye Bye Birdie. The previously announced Washington…

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The 10th Annual BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! Raised Nearly $400,000

The 10th Annual BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! honoring 12-time Tony Award-Winning Broadway producer Daryl Roth and hosted by Broadway's Julie Halston (Tootsie, You Can't Take it With You, Sex and …

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Monday, March 2, 2020

Broadway's John Behlmann & LJ Wright Celebrate a Waterfront Leap-Day Wedding: 'We Just Couldn't Wait Another Four Years' by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway actor John Behlmann and dresser LJ Wright were married on February 29 in Long Island City, NY. The pair met in 2018 during the pre-Broadway run of the musical comedy Tootsie and wer…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Photo Flash: Bernadette Peters, Julie Halston, Sierra Boggess, Jason Gotay and More at BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF!

An annual sold-out event that is an exclusive New York musical theater experience, BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! featured Broadway stars performing some of their favorite songs and original pie…

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Monday, February 24, 2020

David Yazbek to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with Lilli Cooper

David Yazbek will return to Feinstein's/54 Below with the star of his recent Broadway show Tootsie, Tony® nominee Lilli Cooper (SpongeBob SquarePants, Spring Awakening) on Friday, March 27 …

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Bernadette Peters, Sierra Boggess and More Join BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF!; Complete Casting Announced

The 10th Annual BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! will take place on Monday, February 24 at the Edison Ballroom. Hosted by Broadway's Julie Halston (Tootsie, You Can't Take it With You, Sex and the Ci…

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Broadway In Hollywood To Kick Off New Season With ‘Oklahoma!’, ‘Aida’ And More by Anita Bennett

For the second straight year, Broadway in Hollywood is bringing several popular New York shows to Los Angeles. As part of the 2020-21 season, the shows will take place at the Dolby and Panta…

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Monday, February 3, 2020

Julie Halston Returns to Birdland February 3 by Andrew Gans

The four-time Drama Desk nominee was recently seen on Broadway in Tootsie.

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Saturday, February 1, 2020

Tootsie Brought Them Together...And Now They're Tying the Knot by Andy Lefkowitz

John Behlmann, an actor, and LJ Wright, a Broadway dresser, announced their engagement on January 31. The pair met in 2018 during the pre-Broadway run of the musical comedy Tootsie. "When…

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

“Drunk Shakespeare” Spinoff “Crystal Meth and Bear with Knife Shakespeare” Closes After Six Minutes by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The controversial and widely advised-against production of Crystal Meth and Bear with Knife Shakespeare, a spinoff production of the Off-Broadway …

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Broadway San Jose announces blockbuster 2020-21 season by Jim Harrington

Check out Broadway San Jose's lineup of Tony-winning musicals and other acclaimed shows, including "Dear Evan Hansen," "Tootsie" and "The Lion King."

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Friday, January 10, 2020

Lilli Cooper & More Complete the Cast of Jerry Herman & Michael Stewart's Mack & Mabel at Encores! by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming Encores! staging of Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart's 1974 Tony-nominated musical Mack and Mabel. The previously announced production will r…

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Andrea Martin, Santino Fontana, Megan Hilty, Javier Munoz And More Join VOICES FOR THE VOICELESS Concert At The Town Hall

This year's concert line-up includes Tony nominee Jenn Colella (Come From Away), Tony Award-winner Santino Fontana (Tootsie), Ta'Nika Gibson (Ain't Too Proud), Emmy Award-winner Judy Gold ('…

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Friday, January 3, 2020

Revisit Tootsie via Our Videos Before It Closes This Weekend

This weekend is your last chance to see Santino Fontana's Tony-winning performance.

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First look: Jesse Williams, Patrick J. Adams suit up for Take Me Out Broadway revival by David Canfield

Jesse Williams is a man in uniform. The Grey’s Anatomy star is set to make his Broadway debut in a revival of the Tony-winning play Take Me Out, which follows a professional baseball play…

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Sunday, December 29, 2019

Tony Winner Santino Fontana on How Tootsie Changed His Heart and Hamstrings by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

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Friday, December 27, 2019

‘West Side Story’ Revival, Michael Jackson & Bob Dylan Musicals Among Broadway’s Most Anticipated Shows In 2020 by Greg Evans

Broadway’s 2019 was one of lofty highs: the sumptuousness of Hadestown, the twin shocks of Oklahoma! and Slave Play, the marvelous risk-taking of What The Constitution Means To Me and Gary…

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