Read What Critics Had to Say About Tootsie on Broadway | Playbill

The Verdict Read What Critics Had to Say About Tootsie on Broadway Santino Fontana stars in the new musical adaptation of the classic movie.

Broadway, meet Dorothy Michaels!

The musical adaptation of Tootsie, featuring a score by The Band’s Visit Tony winner David Yazbek and book by Robert Horn, officially opened on Broadway April 23 at the Marquis Theatre. Directed by Scott Ellis and choreographed by Denis Jones, Tootsie began previews March 29.

Tony nominee Santino Fontana leads the cast as Michael Dorsey, a struggling actor who lands a job under the female persona of Dorothy Michaels. The cast also includes Lilli Cooper as Julie Nichols, Sarah Stiles as Sandy Lester, John Behlmann as Max Von Horn, Andy Grotelueschen as Jeff Slater, Julie Halston as Rita Marshall, Michael McGrath as Stan Fields, and Reg Rogers as Ron Carlisle.

Read what critics had to say below.

amNY (Matt Windman)

Broadway News (Charles Isherwood)

The Daily Beast (Tim Teeman)

Deadline (Greg Evans)

Entertainment Weekly (Breanne L. Heldman)

The Guardian (Alexis Soloski)

The Hollywood Reporter (David Rooney)

Los Angeles Times (Charles McNulty)

New York Daily News (Chris Jones)

New York Stage Review (Melissa Rose Bernardo) (Steven Suskin)

New York Times (Jesse Green)

Observer (Rex Reed)

Rolling Stone (Peter Travers)

Theater News Online (Joe Dziemianowicz)

Time Out New York (Adam Feldman)

Towleroad (Naveen Kumar)

Variety (Marilyn Stasio)

The Wrap (Robert Hofler)

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