Tommy Tune: White Tie and Tails Closes Off-Bway Jan. 5, But Will Tour in 2003

News   Tommy Tune: White Tie and Tails Closes Off-Bway Jan. 5, But Will Tour in 2003 Tommy Tune: White Tie and Tails, the first tenant of the sparkling new Little Shubert Theatre, will close Jan. 5, earlier than expected by the New York community, but a tour will follow.
Tommy Tune in White Tie and Tails.
Tommy Tune in White Tie and Tails.

The big-band-enhanced show, which featured the Tony Award winning song-and-dance man, Tommy Tune, along with the trio known as the Manhattan Rhythm Kings, opened there Dec. 18. White Tie and Tails will have played 25 previews and 23 performances. Presented by Chase Mishkin, Leonard Soloway, Julian Schlossberg, Roy Furman along with James M. Nederlander, the show was the inaugural presentation of the 499-seat Little Shubert Theatre, the newest off Broadway playhouse on West 42nd Street. Previews began Nov. 26.

The producers said a national tour of the show will start in late spring 2003.