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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Last Call for 11 (!) Broadway Shows Closing in January by Caitlin Moynihan

It's a new year and a new decade, which means Broadway is getting ready to make more compelling entertainment for the millions of people who flock to the Great White Way yearly. Unfortunate…

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Julie Halston Will Return to Birdland in February 2020 by Andrew Gans

The four-time Drama Desk nominee currently stars on Broadway in Tootsie.

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Monday, December 23, 2019

Final Bow: At Tootsie, You Have a One in Six Chance to See These Two Crack Up Onstage

Andy Grotelueschen and Sarah Stiles are ready for their fast-talking Broadway characters to ride off into the sunset and open a bed and breakfast.

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

2019 in Review: The Best of Broadway (and Off) in Performance by JK

2019 is rapidly coming to a close (which may not be such a bad thing these days) and today we are going to celebrate some of our favorite performances over the past twelve months. We came up…

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Four-Time Tony-Winning Scenic Designer Peter Larkin Dies at 93 by Olivia Clement

Among his numerous credits were the original Broadway production of Peter Pan and the films Tootsie and The First Wives Club.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Five Burning Questions with Tootsie Tony Award Winner Santino Fontana

Santino Fontana talks the joy and challenges of leading Tootsie, what he learned during his time as Dorothy Michaels, and where he keeps his Tony Award.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Adam Chanler-Berat, Tavi Gevinson & Andy Grotelueschen Join Assassins Revival at Classic Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

Three New York stage regulars have been added to the cast of Classic Stage Company's upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's 1990 musical Assassins. The previously announc…

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Monday, December 16, 2019

2019 in Review: The Best of Broadway (and Off) in Technical Theater by JK

Over the past calendar year, we saw 23 shows: 16 on Broadway, 3 off-Broadway and 4 regional productions. They were Assassins (regional - Signature  Theater), A Chorus Line (regional - Sig…

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

GLAAD Clarifies Work With TOOTSIE And MRS. DOUBTFIRE

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 Broadway.com

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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