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.