Tootsie

Tootsie is a New York Times Critic’s Pick which tells the story of Michael Tootsie, A new comedy musical, Wendy Federman, Broadway ProducerDorsey, 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!
 
TOOTSIE WON 2 TONY AWARDS FOR: 
1. Best Book of a Musical: Robert Horn

2. Best Leading Actor in a Musical: Santino Fontana
 

TOOTSIE WON 4 DRAMA DESK AWARDS FOR:

Tootsie on Broadway, Wendy Federman, Broadway Producer, Santino Fontana

Wendy Federman & “Tootsie” star Santino Fontana

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 FOR:

1. Outstanding Book of a Musical: Robert Horn

2. Outstanding Actor in a Musical: 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

    Wendy Federman with Robert Horn, Drama Desk Award Winning Book Writer of “Tootsie”

    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  
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

Wendy Federman and “Tootsie” composer David Yazbek

(CinderellaFrozen), 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
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