Tuesday, December 11, 2018

A Sparkling New Tootsie Is the Season’s Must-See Comedy Musical by Kathy Henderson

Tootsie came to life on screen in 1982 as a smash hit comedy about the ultimate transformation. A self-centered stage actor named Michael Dorsey finds the success he craves by posing as a fe…

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Santino Fontana and Lilli Cooper Bring Laughter and Love to Tootsie by Kathy Henderson

How far would you go to make your professional dreams come true? For Michael Dorsey, a New York actor whose egotism wrecked his career, a fresh start as “Dorothy Michaels” — an actress…

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and TOOTSIE's Lilli Cooper by Little Known Facts W/ Ilana Levine

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, …

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Close Shave! Check Out Santino Fontana as Dorothy Michaels in Tootsie by Lindsey Sullivan

Tootsie, the new musical based on the acclaimed 1982 comedy classic, is heading to the Great White Way this spring. The story follows talented but difficult actor Michael Dorsey, played by T…

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Photo Flash: Santino Fontana Dons a Wig and Dress For TOOTSIE by BroadwayWorld

Santino Fontana is gearing up to don a wig and a dress onstage in Tootsie The new musical comes to Broadway on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Marquis Theatre. We've got your first look at th…

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Today on Broadway: Thursday, December 6, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “School Girls” Coming to TV, Anne Hathaway Coming to Sesame Street, and Santino Fontana Looks Great for “Tootsie” “Today on Broadway” is a daily, …

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Photo Flash: TOOTSIE's Santino Fontana Comes to Broadway At Birdland by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was thrilled to present Santino Fontana on Monday, December 3. Mr. Fontana will return to the historic stage on December 17, with another 7pm show.

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Jessica Lange to Join Ben Platt & Laura Dreyfuss in Ryan Murphy's The Politician by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony winner Jessica Lange is the latest star added to the cast of The Politician, a new Netflix comedy series written and executive-produced by Ryan Murphy, according to Deadline. Murphy'…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Santino Fontana in Drag for TOOTSIE! by BroadwayWorld

Following its world premiere pre-Broadway engagement at Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre, Tootsie is getting ready to open on Broadway on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Marquis Theatre. Bel…

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Photo Flash: TOOTSIE Cast Poses In Front of New Broadway Home! by BroadwayWorld

Following its world premiere pre-Broadway engagement at Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre, Tootsie is getting ready to open on Broadway on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Marquis Theatre.John…

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Thursday, November 22, 2018

Santino Fontana, Kelli O’Hara, and Aaron Tveit Will Play Concerts Ahead of Their Returns to Broadway This Season by Adam Hetrick

The trio of of stars will play New York City concert venues in the coming months prior to taking on starring roles in Tootsie; Kiss Me, Kate; and Moulin Rouge! next year.

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Monday, November 19, 2018

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - November 19th - THE PROM and THE NEW ONE Top Growth! by Jeffrey Vizcaino

The top growing current Broadway musicals wereThe Prom17.76,King Kong5.24,The Cher Show2.34,My Fair Lady1.47 andHead Over Heels1.41.The top growing current Broadway plays wereThe New One36.1…

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Monday, November 12, 2018

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - November 12th - KING KONG and THE NEW ONE Top Growth! by Jeffrey Vizcaino

The top growing current Broadway musicals wereKing Kong16.52,The Prom6.83,The Cher Show2.25,Pretty Woman1.67 andHead Over Heels1.18.The top growing current Broadway plays wereThe New One22.3…

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Monday, November 5, 2018

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - November 5th - THE PROM and THE NEW ONE Top Growth! by Jeffrey Vizcaino

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Prom 8.20, The Cher Show 5.24, King Kong 3.93, My Fair Lady 2.90 and Pretty Woman 2.87.The top growing current Broadway plays were The New …

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Derek Klena, Matt Doyle, Cheyenne Jackson & More Testing Out Magic Mike Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

An A-list slate of Broadway leading men spent the past week at work on a musical adaptation of the hit 2012 motion picture Magic Mike. An Instagram post from Broadway actor Matt Doyle, share…

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Derek Klena, Matt Doyle, Cheyenne Jackson & More Test Out Magic Mike Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

An A-list slate of Broadway leading men spent the past week at work on a musical adaptation of the hit 2012 motion picture Magic Mike. An Instagram post from Broadway actor Matt Doyle, share…

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Odds & Ends: Santino Fontana & Laura Osnes to Star in Reading of New Ken Ludwig Play & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Santino Fontana & Laura Osnes to Star in Reading of New Ken Ludwig Play Tony-nominated Cinderella alums Santino Fonta…

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Santino Fontana Will Play Birdland Concerts by Adam Hetrick

The Tootsie star will play two concerts at the midtown music venue in December.

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

What I Did for Love: Robyn Hurder, Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson to Lead City Center's A Chorus Line Gala by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is set for New York City Center's upcoming gala staging of the iconic 1975 musical A Chorus Line. The previously announced engagement will run from November 14-18. The cast will…

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Monday, October 15, 2018

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - October 15th - KING KONG and THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Are Top Growing Shows by Jeffrey Vizcaino

The top growing current Broadway musicals wereKing Kong5.98,Once On this Island3.24,Head Over Heels2.47,Pretty Woman1.14 andMean Girls1.09.The top growing current Broadway plays werePlay Tha…

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Reviews are in for “Tootsie” and “The Girl from the North Country,” Ben Platt Sings “Waitress,” and New Theatrical Streaming Service! “Today…

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Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think Of Broadway-Bound TOOTSIE in Chicago? by BroadwayWorld

TOOTSIE's world premiere pre-Broadway engagement officially opened last night, September 30,at Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre. The show runs through October 14 before opening on Broadway …

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Read Reviews for the New Tootsie Musical Starring Santino Fontana by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway-bound musical, featuring a score by The Band’s Visit's David Yazbek, opened in Chicago September 30.

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Monday, October 1, 2018

“TOOTSIE” MASTERFULLY CRAFTS A STORY RELEVANT FOR TODAY by Justin Williams

Reviewed By: Justin Williams Highly Recommended From the shows first number to the last scene [...] The post “TOOTSIE” MASTERFULLY CRAFTS A STORY RELEVANT FOR TODAY appeared firs…

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Review: Tootsie the Musical (Broadway in Chicago) by Lauren Emily Whalen

This is one world-premiere that satisfyingly defies the odds. The powers that be behind this pre-Broadway tryout made a wise move in hiring bookwriter Robert Horn to adapt the hit Dustin Hof…

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FONTANA IS FANTASTIC IN ‘TOOTSIE’ TRYOUT: REVIEW by Philip Boroff

CHICAGO — “Being a woman is no job for a man,” Michael Dorsey (Santino Fontana) concludes in the winning but inconsistent Broadway-bound musical comedy Tootsie,  which ope…

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Tickets Are Now on Sale for the New Broadway Musical Tootsie by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway premiere of Tootsie, the new musical based on the beloved 1982 comedy flick. Previews will begin on March 29, 2019 with an opening set for April 23, …

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Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound TOOTSIE Opens in Chicago; Updating LIVE! by BroadwayWorld

TOOTSIE's world premiere pre-Broadway engagement officially opened last night, September 30,at Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre. The show runs through October 14 before opening on Broadway …

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Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Santino Fontana and the Cast of Broadway-Bound TOOTSIE by BroadwayWorld

TOOTSIE's world premiere pre-Broadway engagement officially opened last night, September 30,at Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre. The show runs through October 14 before opening on Broadway …

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In the boffo Broadway-bound 'Tootsie,' Dorothy is really funny — and can really sing by Chris Jones

The best moment in “Tootsie,” which opened its pre-Broadway tryout in Chicago on Sunday night, is not when the remarkable Santino Fontana first appears in a dress as Dorothy, the ill-adv…

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Sunday, September 30, 2018

TOOTSIE Opens its Pre-Broadway Run in Chicago Today by Stephanie Wild

TOOTSIE's world premiere pre-Broadway engagement officially opens today at Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre 151 West Randolph Street, Chicago, IL. The show runs through October 14 before op…

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