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Tootsie - 2018 - Chicago Tickets, News, Info & More

$30-$125

It’s the story of a talented, but difficult-to-work-with actor who will do anything to land the role of a lifetime—including adopting a new persona as Dorothy Michaels.



Starring Tony® nominee Santino Fontana (Cinderella, the film Frozen), this new production features a score by Tony winner David Yazbek (The Band’s Visit, The Full Monty), a book by Robert Horn (13, Dame Edna Back with a Vengeance), choreography by Tony nominee Denis Jones (Holiday Inn, Honeymoon in Vegas), and direction by eight-time Tony nominee and Olivier Award winner Scott Ellis (She Loves Me, On The Twentieth Century).



TOOTSIE will play a pre-Broadway engagement at the Cadillac Palace Theatre from September 11- October 14. TOOTSIE will go to Broadway in Spring 2019.

History:

Premiere
Run Type:Pre-Broadway
Market:Chicago
Previews: September 11, 2018
Closing:October 14, 2018

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by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 8, 2022
Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director; Michael Stotts- Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has released production photos for On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan, the first production of Paper Mill’s 2022-2023 season.
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2022
BIRDLAND THEATER will present vocalist Christian Holder in his new show “Dreams and Inspiration” – featuring a special appearance by Donna McKechnie – on Monday, November 7 at 8:30 PM.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2022
Out of the Box Theatrics and Jennifer Campos Productions will present a staged reading of CALL ME ABIGAIL by Shelli Pentimall Bookler on Monday, October 17, available for in person or livestream viewing.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2022
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Broadway Grand Rapids announces $30 Student/Educator/Veterans Rush tickets for all performances of TOOTSIE.
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2022
54 Below will welcomes Tony Award® winner Santino Fontana back to NYC for his first live show since the before times. Come celebrate a spontaneous, intimate and bespoke evening of his and your favorite songs- intermixed with hilarious showbiz tales about everything from James Earl Jones to Ryan Gosling. Santino Fontana performs Nov 14, 16, & 18.
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Robert Horn won a Tony for TOOTSIE, adapted his own book of the musical 13 for its Netflix adaptation, and has written a number of television projects, including TEEN BEACH MOVIE and TEEN BEACH 2.  Generous and genuinely funny, he recently spoke with BroadwayWorld about his involvement in this new project.
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The Civilians is presenting the newest members of The R&D Group, marking the Group’s 12th season. The R&D Group is comprised of playwrights, composers, and directors who work together as a writing group for nine months to develop new plays and musicals.
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022
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by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2022
TOOTSIE, the hilarious Tony Award-winning musical, is coming to Akron for a limited two-performance engagement at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall on the University of Akron campus November 29-30 as part of the Broadway in Akron series.
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by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 13, 2022
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