“Tootsie,” the musical adaptation of the hit 1982 Dustin Hoffman comedy, has introduced its opening date and Broadway venue: Director Scott Ellis’ staging will start previews March 29, 2019, on the Marquis Theatre, with a gap date of Tuesday, April 23.
The musical, from Scott Sanders Productions, will makes its world premiere this fall in a pre-Broadway engagement at Broadway In Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre, Sept. 11-Oct. 14, with an opening evening Sept. 30, 2018.
Tickets for the Broadway manufacturing go on sale to most of the people Oct. 1.
“Tootsie,” the story of a proficient however tough actor who struggles to discover work till an audacious, determined stunt — no spoilers needed in the event you’ve seen the film — lands him (or her) the function of a lifetime.
The musical options an unique rating by David Yazbek, guide by Robert Horn, choreography by Denis Jones and musical route by Andrea Grody. It’s primarily based on the story by Don McGuire and Larry Gelbart and the Columbia Footage Movement Image.
Santino Fontana performs the Hoffman function of Michael Dorsey, with a solid that features Lilli Cooper, Sarah Stiles, John Behlmann, Andy Grotelueschen, Julie Halston, Michael McGrath and Reg Rogers.