5 Facts About Tootsie The Musical On Broadway


Tootsie Musical Ally Poster Broadway New York City

Tootsie was a new musical comedy based on the film of the same name that played on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre in 2019.

Here are 5 facts about this new musical.

1. Film

This musical is based on a film from the 1980s.

2. Tony Awards

Tootsie Broadway Musical Poster Outside Marquis Hotel New York City

The original Broadway production of this musical won two Tony Awards including for Best Book of a Musical and Best Actor.

3. New Setting

While the musical takes its plot from the film, its setting is switched from a soap opera set to the production of a new Broadway musical.

4. Fictional Show

Tootsie Broadway Musical Box Office New York City

This show features a fictional musical within the show called Juliet's Nurse that is a sequel to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.

5. Performances

Tootsie Broadway Musical Shubert Ally Closing Poster

This show played over 300 performances during its Broadway run.