Skinner was actually on my list of people I'd like to see do this, but I was REALLY holding out hope for Vanessa Williams. I know it would basically be Wilhelmina Slater again, but it would be SOOOOO good.
Valentina3 said: "Mrs. Doubtfire was hit on, pretty crassly, by the old bus driver. It is almost entirely what Tootsie goes through, for that matter, with the old actor who plays doctor on the TV soap.
First of all, the character's name isn't Tootsie; it's Dorothy. Second of all, if you think Dorothy getting hit on is what makes Tootsie a feminist story, you've missed the mark completely. What makes Tootsie a feminist story is Michael's realization tha
Jordan Catalano said: "Tootsie is a story about a man who realizes what women go through and it changes him as a person and has a serious feminist tone to it. Mrs. Doubtfire is about a man who is willing to do anything to see his kids so he dresses like a woman. There’s no big feminist lesson learned and that’s not what this story is about so let’s calm down with the idea that a man can’t tell this story."
BritCrit said: "I get the feeling that this is trying to cash in on Tootsie's good reviews and Tony awards buzz - after all, both are star vehicles about unemployed actors disguising themselves as women for personal gain."
Also, considering the reading is next week, meaning the script and score are in at least some state of completion, I highly doubt they are cashing in on Tootsie's success. This would have had to have been in the works long before Tootsie ev
Wait hold up. I get the criticism of wanting women on the creative team of feminist stories, but in what way is Mrs. Doubtfire a feminist story?! Just because the story contains a man dressing up as a woman doesn't mean it's a feminist story. Tootsie absolutely has that underlying message, but Mrs. Doubtfire is simply a comedy about a man who will do whatever it takes to keep his children in his life. Does this mean that anytime a male character dresses up as a woman from now on the s
Actually last year is one year I'd have given both to Potter because the plays were so weak. But I actually would have given separate awards all of the following years of the last decade(production/writing):
2017 - Oslo (or Indecent)/Doll's House Part 2 2016 - King Charles III/The Humans 2014 - All The Way (or Act One)/Casa Valentina 2013 - Peter and the Starcatcher/Other Desert Cities (neither to Clybourne Park) 2012 - War Horse/Good People 2010 -