Comedy Classic ‘Tootsie’ Rolling Towards Broadway


The trend of “film-to-musical adaptations” for marketable entertainment concepts continues with Sydney Pollack’s 1982 film Tootsie getting repackaged as a stage musical. Composer/lyricist David Yazbek, now basking in the Tony buzz surrounding The Band’s Visit, is the brains behind the Tootsie theatrical endeavor. The original comedy is about New York unemployed actor Michael Dorsey finding…

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