TOOTSIE is coming to the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in April 2023

TOOTSIE, the hilarious Tony Award-winning musical, is coming to FSW’s Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall for a limited one-week engagement from April 4 through April 9, 2023. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 11 at 10 a.m. online at, call (239) 481-4849 or in person at the Box Office. The musical TOOTSIE is part of the 2022-2023 Broadway Fifth Third Bank series.

This love letter to the theater tells the story of Michael Dorsey, a talented but difficult actor who struggles to find work until a breathtaking act of desperation lands him the role of his life. The musical features a hilarious book by Tony winner Robert Horn and an incredibly clever score by 2018 Tony winner David Yazbek (The Band’s Visit, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels).

Tootsie’s creative team includes director Dave Solomon (Associate Broadway Director), Broadway choreography by Denis Jones, associate choreographer Chip Abbott. Tootsie’s design team includes original set designer David Rockwell, tour set 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 Loryn Pretorius wigs. makeup design by Angelina Avallone. Casting is provided by Binder Casting, Chad Murnane CSA. Musical supervisor Andrea Grody, musical supervision by Dean Sharenow, vocal arrangements and accessories by Andrea Grody, dance arrangements by David Chase, orchestrations by Simon Hale and musical coordination by Talitha Fehr.

Tootsie is based on the story by Don McGuire and Larry Gelbart and the Columbia Pictures film produced by Punch Productions and starring Dustin Hoffman. This production of Tootsie has been licensed by Music Theater International. Tootsie’s National Tour is produced and managed by Troika Entertainment.

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