Tootsie

Tootsie is a New York Times Critic’s Pick which tells the story of Michael Dorsey, an out-of-work actor willing to do anything for a job — even if it means playing way against type. When he disguises himself as an outspoken actress named Dorothy Michaels, he defies all odds to become a Broadway sensation.
 
Tootsie received 8 awards including 2 Tony Awards! (2019)

TOOTSIE WON 2 TONY AWARDS (2019) FOR: 

  1. Best Book of a Musical: Robert Horn
  2. Best Leading Actor in a Musical: Santino Fontana

TOOTSIE WON 4 DRAMA DESK AWARDS (2019) FOR:

  1. Outstanding Actor in a Musical: Santino Fontana
  2. Outstanding Book of a Musical: Robert Horn 
  3. Outstanding Lyrics: David Yazbek
  4. Outstanding Music: David Yazbek

TOOTSIE WON 2 OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS (2019) FOR:

  1. Outstanding Book of a Musical: Robert Horn
  2. Outstanding Actor in a Musical: Santino Fontana 
TOOTSIE is the story of a talented, but difficult-to-work-with actor who will do anything to land the role of a lifetime.  Starring Santino Fontana, this new production features a score by Tony winner David Yazbek (The Band’s VisitThe Full Monty), a book by Robert Horn (13Dame Edna Back with a Vengeance), choreography by Tony nominee Denis Jones (Holiday InnHoneymoon in Vegas), and direction by eight-time Tony nominee and Olivier Award winner Scott Ellis (She Loves MeOn The Twentieth Century).
 
Performances at the Marquis Theatre, 201 West 46th Street, NYC. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here
Tootsie on Broadway, Wendy Federman, Broadway Producer, Santino Fontana
Wendy Federman & Tootsie" star Santino Fontana

The musical adaptation of Tootsie made its Broadway debut to RAVE reviews:

“HUGE LAUGHS! SMART, SPARKLING AND PRICELESS.” The New York Times

“THE LAUGH-OUT-LOUD FUNNIEST MUSICAL OF THE SEASON!” Rolling Stone

“TOOTSIE ROCKS. TOOTSIE ROLLS. TOOTSIE POPS.” TimeOut

“LAUGHTER ERUPTS IN THE THEATRE. Tootsie lives up to the name Musical Comedy.” The Washington Post

“A FRESH, FUNNY, SUBVERSIVE COMEDY SPECIFICALLY TAILORED FOR OUR TIMES.” The Hollywood Reporter

“THE FUNNIEST MUSICAL SINCE THE BOOK OF MORMON!Los Angeles Times

Wendy Federman with Robert Horn, Drama Desk Award Winning Book Writer of "Tootsie"
"Tootsie" composer David Yazbek and Wendy Federman