Pre-Sale for Tootsie the Musical Available Now!
September 12, 2018 – SCOTT SANDERS PRODUCTIONS today announce that tickets for the new comedy musical, TOOTSIE, are on sale exclusively for American Express® Card Members. American Express Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public through Friday, September 21 at 9:59am EST by visiting www.Ticketmaster.com or calling 877-250-2929.
Beginning Friday, September 21, 2018 at 10am EST, TOOTSIE tickets will be available through Audience Rewards® (www.AudienceRewards.com), The Official Rewards Program of Broadway & the Arts™. Members of the program will be able to purchase tickets and earn Audience Rewards® Bonus ShowPoints from Friday, September 21st at 10:00am EST through Monday, October 1st at 9:59am EST.
The Chicago Tribune profiled the pre-Broadway production today. Read the article here.
The world premiere comedy musical TOOTSIE tells the story of a talented but difficult actor who struggles to find work until one show-stopping act of desperation lands him the role of a lifetime – as the star of a new Broadway musical.
TOOTSIE will open on Broadway on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Marquis Theatre (210 West 46th Street). Broadway preview performances will begin on Friday, March 29, 2019.
TOOTSIE features an original score by Tony Award-winner DAVID YAZBEK (The Band’s Visit, The Full Monty, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), a book by ROBERT HORN (13; Dame Edna, Back with a Vengeance), choreography by Tony Award nominee DENIS JONES (Holiday Inn, Honeymoon in Vegas), and musical direction by ANDREA GRODY (The Band’s Visit). TOOTSIE will be directed by eight-time Tony Award nominee and Olivier Award winner SCOTT ELLIS (She Loves Me, On the Twentieth Century).
TOOTSIE is currently in preview performances for its World Premiere at Broadway In Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 West Randolph Street, Chicago, IL) for a strictly limited five-week engagement through Sunday, October 14. Opening night in Chicago is Sunday, September 30.
The company is led by Tony Award nominee SANTINO FONTANA as Michael Dorsey, LILLI COOPER as Julie Nichols, SARAH STILES as Sandy Lester, JOHN BEHLMANN as Max Van Horn, ANDY GROTELUESCHEN as Jeff Slater, JULIE HALSTON as Rita Marshall, MICHAEL McGRATH as Stan Fields, and REG ROGERS as Ron Carlisle.
The company also includes SISSY BELL, BARRY BUSBY, PAULA LEGGETT CHASE, BRITNEY COLEMAN, LESLIE DONNA FLESNER, JENIFER FOOTE, JOHN ARTHUR GREENE, DREW KING, JEFF KREADY, HARRIS MILGRIM, ADAM MONLEY, SHINA ANN MORRIS, JAMES MOYE, KATERINA PAPACOSTAS, DIANA VADEN, and ANTHONY WAYNE.
The design team for TOOTSIE includes scenic designer David Rockwell, costume designer William Ivey Long, lighting designer Donald Holder, sound designer Brian Ronan, hair and wig design by Paul Huntley, make-up design by Angelina Avallone. Casting is by Jim Carnahan C.S.A. Music supervision is by Andrea Grody & Dean Sharenow, vocal arrangements by Andrea Grody, dance arrangements by David Chase, orchestrations by Simon Hale, and music coordination by Dean Sharenow.
TOOTSIE is produced by Scott Sanders Productions, Carol Fineman, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, Columbia Live Stage, Sally Horchow, James L. Nederlander, Cindy and Jay Gutterman/Marlene and Gary Cohen, Judith Ann Abrams, Robert Greenblatt, Benjamin Lowy, Stephanie P. McClelland, Roy Furman, Michael Harrison/David Ian, Peter May, Seriff Productions LLC, Jamie DeRoy/Catherine Adler/Wendy Federman/Heni Koenigsberg, Adam Blanshay Productions/JAA Productions/Stella LaRue/Silva Theatrical Group, The John Gore Organization, Tom McGrath/42nd.club, Chris and Ashlee Clarke, Jonathan Littman, The Woodland Hills Broadway Group, 2 JS AND AN A, INC., Jim Fantaci, Freddie and Bill Hecht, Independent Presenters Network,.
TOOTSIE is based on the story by Don McGuire and Larry Gelbart and the Columbia Pictures Motion Picture.