First things first: A musical? About Tootsie? It has no business operating as well as it does.
I mean, really. Who could have prophesied this? A show-to-stage extravaganza, on the basis of the beloved, Oscar-nominated 1982 comedy about a frantic, out-of-work actor who disguises himself as a woman because he thinks it’ll are easily get percentages that method( HA ), and gale up falling in love with a co-star and learning a few things along the way is one of those fables you’d be forgiven for thinking is best left in the past.
Happily, this thoroughly modern update is a sincere stimulate, mainly thanks to Robert Horn’s smart diary, which excises a lot of the more cringe-y aspects on the original comedy, and instead invites publics to laugh at Michael Dorsey. The demonstrate opens with Michael ending the opening numeral to complain about his character’s reason, for goodness reason! Compressed with jokes, the show is completely ridiculous, but it thoroughly works. Read more …
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