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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Broadway-Bound Tootsie Musical, Starring Santino Fontana, Opens in Chicago by Adam Hetrick

The musical adaptation of Tootsie, featuring a score by The Band’s Visit Tony winner David Yazbek and book by Robert Horn, opens in Chicago September 30.

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Odds & Ends: Laura Osnes & Santino Fontana to Team Up for Kennedy Center Concert & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Laura Osnes & Santino Fontana to Team Up for Kennedy Center Concert Former Cinderella co-stars Laura Osnes and Santin…

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Santino Fontana to Guest Star on Improvisational Mockumentary Theatre Podcast by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony nominee's episode of Support This Podcast debuts the morning after Fontana opens the Broadway-bound musical Tootsie in Chicago.

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Up on the Marquee: TOOTSIE Arrives on Broadway! by Walter McBride

TOOTSIE will open on Broadway on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Marquis Theatre 210 West 46th Street. Broadway preview performances will begin on Friday, March 29, 2019.

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Early Tony buzz for Broadway-bound ‘Tootsie’ musical by Michael Riedel

With only a couple of previews in Chicago under its corset, “Tootsie” is shaping up to be a hit. Buzz was building during rehearsals for Santino Fontana, as the main character, and it ex…

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Tickets On Sale October 1 for TOOTSIE on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Tickets for the new comedy musical, TOOTSIE,will go on sale to the general public beginning Monday, October 1, 2018 at 10am EST

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The musical 'Tootsie' is much changed — goodbye, soaps — as it tells the story of an actor and his Dorothy by Chris Jones

In 2015 — when the absurdly reductive short-form listicle became the Hail Mary of flagging entertainment journalism — a prominent New York weekly decided to ask a group of actors, and on…

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A fall full of theater: 30 shows, from classics to 'Legally Blonde' to 'Frankenstein' by Kerry Reid

Days get shorter, weather gets brisker — and the stages get busier. The fall theater season is always filled with more shows than anyone could possibly see. But here are a few of our best …

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Friday, September 7, 2018

Broadway in Chicago announces 'Tootsie' ticket lottery by Kt Hawbaker

On Friday, Broadway In Chicago and Scott Sanders Productions announced that a digital lottery will begin September 10 at 9 a.m. for “Tootsie.” Twenty-six tickets will be sold for every p…

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Fall theater: 10 shows that excite Chris Jones the most by Chris Jones

There’s a new work from Bruce Norris likely to prove incendiary. Performance artist David Cale stages a piece drawn from his own family history. It’s another day at the office for the 94…

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

BWW TV: Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, David Yazbek and More Talk Bringing TOOTSIE from the Screen to Stage by BroadwayWorld TV

BroadwayWorld was on site when the cast and creative of the new comedy musical,Tootsie, which will play a pre-Broadway engagement at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre from Septem…

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Why Some Movies-To-Musicals Work (I Think) by JK

What ingredients made Waitress a hit?If we could define the perfect formula for guaranteeing that a musical will be a smash hit, we'd all be very wealthy, wouldn't we theater fans? I su…

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Friday, August 24, 2018

Photo Flash: The Cast And Creative Of TOOTSIE Pose For The Press In Chicago by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld was on site this morning when the cast and creative of the new comedy musical, TOOTSIE, which will play a pre-Broadway engagement at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theat…

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Today on Broadway: Friday, August 10, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: All-Female “Glengarry Glen Ross,” “Tootsie,” “Bull Durham,” David Cromer, Mark Ballas, and Maybe “Be More Chill” and Snoop Dogg are He…

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