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“TOOTSIE” At Broward Center for the Performing Arts in January









JANUARY 11 – 23, 2022




(December 1, 2021) – TOOTSIE, the hilarious Tony Award-winning musical, is coming to the
Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale for a limited two-week engagement
from January 11 – 23, 2022.

Tickets for Tootsie are available at the Broward Center AutoNation Box Office, 201 SW Fifth
Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL. 33312, browardcenter.org or by calling 954.462.0222. Orders for
groups of ten (10) or more may be placed by calling 954.660.6307. Ticket prices start at $35.00*.

All guests age 2 and up must wear a suitable face covering while inside the theater. In addition,
all guests age 12 and up must provide proof of a recent negative COVID-19 test or of full
vaccination status. View the Guest Entry Policy at www.browardcenter.org/visit/guest-entry-policy for full details on the venue’s COVID-19 protocols. For accessibility questions or assistance related to the COVID-19 policies, email boxoffice@browardcenter.org or call 954.462.0222.

Call it “musical comedy heaven” (Rolling Stone). Call it “the most uproarious new musical in
years!” (The Hollywood Reporter). Call it Tootsie! This laugh-out-loud love letter to the theater
tells the story of Michael Dorsey, a talented but difficult actor who struggles to find work until one show-stopping act of desperation lands him the role of a lifetime. Featuring a hilarious
Tony®-winning book by Robert Horn and an outrageously clever score by 2018 Tony-winner
David Yazbek (The Band’s Visit, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), this New York Times Critic’s Pick is “a joyful delight” (The Washington Post) that’s “so packed with punchlines, it should be called a jokebox musical!” (Bloomberg). “In these turbulent times, when the world seems out of balance, we need a place to let the good times roll,” raves Rolling Stone. “Tootsie is it!”

The creative team for Tootsie includes director Dave Solomon (Broadway associate director),
Broadway choreography by Denis Jones, associate choreographer Chip Abbott. The design
team for Tootsie includes original scenic designer David Rockwell, tour scenic designer
Christine Peters, costume designer William Ivey Long, associate costume designer
Christopher Vergara, lighting designer Donald Holder, associate lighting designers Vivien
Leone & Coby Chasman-Beck and assistant lighting designer Colleen Doherty, sound
designer Brian Ronan, associate sound designer Cody Spencer, hair and wig design by Paul
Huntley, assistant hair and wig designer Loryn Pretorius. make-up design by Angelina
Avallone. Casting is by Binder Casting, Chad Murnane CSA. Supervising Music Supervisor
Andrea Grody, Music Supervision by Dean Sharenow, vocal & incidental arrangements by
Andrea Grody, dance arrangements by David Chase, orchestrations by Simon Hale, and
music coordination by Talitha Fehr.

Tootsie is based on the story by Don McGuire and Larry Gelbart and the Columbia Pictures
Motion Picture produced by Punch Productions and starring Dustin Hoffman. The National
Tour of Tootsie is produced and managed by TROIKA Entertainment.

For more information, visit www.tootsiemusical.com


*All programs, artists, ticket prices, availability, dates and times are subject to change without
notice. Additional fees may apply. Visit www.browardcenter.org for up-to-date information,
details and performance schedules.

Broadway In Fort Lauderdale is presented by Florida Theatrical Association. The
Broward Center 2021/2022 performance season is supported by the Broward Performing
Arts Foundation.

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is one of America’s premier performing arts
venues, consistently ranked among the top ten in the country. Presenting more than 700
performances each year to more than 700,000 patrons, the Broward Center showcases a wide
range of exciting cultural programming and events and offers one of the largest arts-in-education
programs in the United States, serving more than 150,000 students annually.
The Broward Performing Arts Foundation, Inc. receives and maintains funds to sustain, develop,
and secure the future of the Broward Center. The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is
located in the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District at 201 SW Fifth Ave. in Fort Lauderdale.
For more information, visit www.BrowardCenter.org. #browardcenter #broadwayinbroward

Broadway Across America (BAA) is part of the John Gore Organization family of companies,
which includes Broadway.com, The Broadway Channel, BroadwayBox.com and Group Sales
Box Office. Led by 15-time Tony-winning theater producer John Gore (Owner & CEO), BAA is the foremost presenter of first-class touring productions in North America, operating in 48 markets with over 400,000 subscribers. Presentations include Disney’s The Lion King, Wicked, The Book of Mormon, The Phantom of the Opera and Hamilton. Current and past productions include Ain’t Too Proud, Beautiful, Cats, Chicago, Dear Evan Hansen, Mean Girls, Moulin Rouge! and To Kill A Mockingbird.

The John Gore Organization is the leading developer, producer, distributor and marketer of
Broadway theatre worldwide. Under the leadership of 15-time Tony-winning theater producer and owner John Gore, its family of companies includes Broadway Across America, Broadway.com, The Broadway Channel, BroadwayBox.com, and Group Sales Box Office. The company presents shows in 48 cities across North America as well as on Broadway, Off-Broadway, London’s West End, Japan, and China. It has won Tony Awards in every producing category as well as numerous other Drama League, Drama Desk and Olivier awards.

Florida Theatrical Association – the non-profit presenter of Broadway in Orlando, Fort
Lauderdale and Miami – was founded with the charge of educating and developing new theater
audiences and encouraging and preserving the presentation of touring Broadway theater. Since
1989 Florida Theatrical Association has presented over 1,050 Broadway performances and
distributed over $1.6 million in scholarships and grants to arts organizations across the state of

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