TOOTSIE to make its Northern California premiere at Broadway San Jose – Tuesday, April 19 to Sunday, April 24, 2022!

 The cast of the National Tour of TOOTSIE – Photo by Evan Zimmerman for MurphyMade

SAN JOSE, CA (February 15, 2022)—Broadway San Jose, a Nederlander Presentation, announced today that TOOTSIEthe hilarious Tony Award-winning musical, will make its Northern California premiere at San Jose’s Center for the Performing Arts (255 S. Almaden Blvd.) for a limited one-week engagement beginning Tuesday, April 19 and running through Sunday, April 24, 2022. Tickets ($38–$103) are available online at broadwaysanjose.com, by calling 800-982-ARTS (2787), or in-person at the San Jose Civic Box Office (150 W. San Carlos St., San Jose). Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 669-242-8559. Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.

The performance schedule for TOOTSIE is as follows: Tuesday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. ; Wednesday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 22 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, April 23 at 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.; and Sunday, April 24 at 1 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.

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.

Broadway San Jose—the Northern California affiliate of the Nederlander organization—presents touring Broadway musicals at the San Jose Center for Performing Arts and is a member of the Broadway League.

Broadway San Jose’s Health and Safety Policy:
Broadway San Jose asks audiences to join in providing the safest space possible for patrons, cast, crew, and staff. For the most up-to-date information on Broadway San Jose’s COVID-19 policies, visit: broadwaysanjose.com/information/safe-and-clean-commitment/.

Masks are required for all ticketholders and must be worn at all times, except when actively eating or drinking in designated areas.

For questions regarding this policy, please email info@broadwaysanjose.com.
 
For more information, visit www.tootsiemusical.com

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