Friday, August 23, 2019

Forbidden Broadway Sets Off-Broadway Return with Spoofs of Dear Evan Hansen, Hadestown & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Forbidden Broadway, Gerard Alessandrini's award-winning musical spoof of all things theater, is returning to New York after a five-year absence. The all-new edition, titled Forbidden Broadwa…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019


A new installment of the musical theatre parody staple, Forbidden Broadway, is on the way!

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‘Forbidden Broadway’ is back to skewer Cher, Bette Midler, ‘Tootsie’ by Michael Riedel

Brace yourself, theater people: Gerard Alessandrini, the merry skewer-er of all that you do, is coming back with “Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation.” A New York institution since 1…

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Barry Manilow's Harmony Set for New York Debut at the Museum of Jewish Heritage by Lindsey Sullivan

Harmony, Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman's long-gestating original musical, has a New York premiere date on the books. According to The New York Post, the production is scheduled to begin p…

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Friday, August 16, 2019

See the Casts of Mean Girls, Tootsie, and More Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park August 15 by Nathan Skethway

The casts of The Phantom of the Opera and Off-Broadway's Frankenstein were also featured.

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Photo Coverage: Casts of TOOTSIE, MEAN GIRLS and More Sing Out in Bryant Park!

Broadway in Bryant Park is back! 106.7 LITE FM's popular series brought the best of Broadway and Off-Broadway together for FREE performances, for six consecutive weeks, concluding yesterday,…

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

BWW TV: TOOTSIE, MEAN GIRLS & More Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park- Watch Now!

Broadway in Bryant Park is back! 106.7 LITE FM's popular series brought the best of Broadway and Off-Broadway together for FREE performances, for six consecutive weeks, concluding today, Aug…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Watch Broadway’s John Arthur Greene Perform His New Single ‘Line and the Letting Go’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tootsie actor shows his singer-songwriter side in the new music video.

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Woke up Broadway: the difficulty of updating stories for the stage by Alexis Soloski

The uptick in hauling older scripts, from Tootsie to Moulin Rouge, to the stage has left playwrights with many hurdles Here is a question from Tootsie, the Broadway musical about an out-of-w…

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Friday, August 9, 2019

Legally Blonde Creators Nell Benjamin & Laurence O'Keefe Writing New Movie Musical for Universal by Andy Lefkowitz

Nell Benjamin and Laurence O'Keefe, the married songwriters who made their first splash on Broadway with the 2007 musical adaptation of Legally Blonde, have been recruited to write an origin…

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Visit the Dog Park With Tootsie's Lilli Cooper by Marc J. Franklin

The actor takes Playbill inside her puppy playtime, offering a peek at how she likes to spend her summer in New York City.

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

More Than An Ensemble, A Community by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady The company of Hadestown (photo by Matthew Murphy) …

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Exclusive Podcast: Broadway's Backbone- A Broadway Debut Special with Becca Lee, Eric Anthony Johnson and Katerina Papacostas!

Third Annual Broadway Debut episode with Becca Lee (The Prom), Eric Anthony Johnson (Beetlejuice) and Katerina Papacostas (Tootsie). All three of the guest were at a turning point in their l…

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Friday, August 2, 2019

Tootsie's Leslie Donna Flesner on Still Getting Butterflies in Her Eighth Broadway Show by Caitlin Moynihan

Leslie Donna FlesnerIt's been 11 years since Leslie Donna Flesner packed up her bags in Miami Beach, Florida and headed to New York City. Now, Flesner is dancing in Tootsie, which marks her …

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Tootsie by Billboard

Composer David Yazbek returns to the podcast, along with Tony-nominated actors Lilli Cooper and Andy Grotelueschen, to chat about adapting the beloved comedy for Broadway. For information r…

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Why 'Beetlejuice' is Beating 'Tootsie' at the Broadway Box Office by Marc Hershberg

It has been a reversal of fortune for Tootsie and Beetlejuice on Broadway.

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Saturday, July 27, 2019

Report From New York: Tootsie Has Own Vibe, Not Copy Of Film by Bill Hirschman

The creators of Tootsie, a Broadway musical destined to tour near you , made a brilliant and courageous choice to abandon duplicating the 1982 Sydney Pollack film starring Dustin Hoffman, an…

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Tootsie Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The musical adaptation of the classic movie, starring Tony Award winner Santino Fontana, opened at the Marquis Theatre April 23.

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Photo Coverage: TOOTSIE Celebrates 100th Performance on Broadway

Tootsie celebrated its 100th performance last night, July 22. BroadwayWorld was there for the celebration and you can check out the photos!

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Saturday, July 20, 2019

Unstoppable! Go Backstage at Tootsie with These Exclusive Photos by

After receiving 11 Tony nominations, Tootsie took home two trophies (for Robert Horn's book and Santino Fontana's leading turn as both Michael Dorsey and Dorothy Michaels). In honor of the h…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

The Lambs Club Will Present New Monthly Series, COCKTAILS ON BROADWAY

Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian's flagship restaurant, The Lambs Club, has just announced the launch of COCKTAILS ON BROADWAY, presented by Grey Goose and six of the most notable musicals on Bro…

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

How Meghan Markle’s Rehearsal Dinner Dress Inspired Tootsie’s Signature Look by Ruthie Fierberg

Costume designer William Ivey Long reveals secrets behind the red dress and more.

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Facetime Interview: John Behlmann: "Tootsie: The Musical" by Adam Rothenberg

Live from the Marquis Theatre, where the 11-time Tony nominated Musical Tootsie plays, "Call Me Adam" chats with actor John Behlmann who originates the role of "Max Van Horn," the only new c…

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Monday, July 1, 2019

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - July 1st - PRETTY WOMAN and FRANKIE AND JOHNNY Top Growth

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Pretty Woman (10.50%), Beetlejuice (4.93%), Hadestown (4.41%), The Prom (2.91%) and Tootsie The Musical (1.89%). The top growing current Broadw…

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

#TBT: CD Review: OBCR The Full Monty by JK

From the zippy, jazzy and unrelated overture to the catchy "Let It Go" finale, David Yazbek's freshman Broadway score for The Full Monty is fun and funny from start to finish. The show itse…

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2019 Return of Broadway in Bryant Park Will Feature Tootsie, Beetlejuice, The Prom, Be More Chill, Oklahoma!, More by Andrew Gans

The free lunchtime concert series will also celebrate Disney’s current Broadway musicals July 25.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tootsie's Julie Halston on Her Big Wig, Finding Confidence Through Comedy & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Julie Halston has been gracing Broadway stages for the past 20 years, and now she's playing quick-witted producer Rita Marshall in Tootsie. "I think what's phenomenal is I've been in so many…

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Monday, June 24, 2019 #LiveAtFive with Julie Halston of Tootsie by

Julie Halston stops by HQ to chat about Tootsie and more with Ryan Lee Gilbert.

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