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First Listen: Hear the Tony-Nominated Broadway Score for ‘Tootsie’ (Exclusive)

The Hollywood Reporter previews seven tracks from the original cast recording, out Friday, with music and lyrics by David Yazbek, a 2018 Tony Award winner for 'The Band's Visit.'

‘Ferryman,’ ‘Constitution,’ ‘Tootsie’ Take New York Drama Critics Circle Honors

The 84th annual best play award of the New York Drama Critics Circle has gone to Jez Butterworth's 'The Ferryman,' a vibrant portrait of a large farming family in rural Northern Ireland, set during the Troubles, when the long arm of violence intrudes on a joyous harvest celebration.

‘Tootsie’: Theater Review

Santino Fontana steps into Dustin Hoffman's Spanx in this contemporary musical update of 'Tootsie,' the classic screen comedy about a gifted but unemployable actor who goes incognito as a woman to land a role.

Costume Designer William Ivey Long Talks Translating ‘Tootsie’ for Broadway

Costume designer William Ivey Long reimagines the 1982 film 'Tootsie' for Broadway.

‘Tootsie’ in the Time’s Up Era? Remaking a Gender-Bending Story for Broadway

Landing amid the #MeToo and Time's Up movements, the gender comedy 'Tootsie' gets a full refresh: "Ten minutes into the show, we needed to make sure they forgot the movie."

Tony-Winning Musical ‘The Band’s Visit’ Sets Broadway Closing Date

The critically adored show by composer David Yazbek and writer Itamar Moses will play its final performance April 7 at the Barrymore Theatre, before launching a national tour on June 25.

Santino Fontana to Lead Broadway-Bound ‘Tootsie’

The 'Frozen' star will take on the classic Dustin Hoffman drag role in the new comedy musical with a score by David Yazbek, a 2018 Tony winner for 'The Band's Visit.'

Tonys: How ‘The Band’s Visit’ Awards Sweep Stands to Extend Its Commercial Reach

The Hollywood Reporter spoke with lead producer Orin Wolf the day after the ceremony to discuss how taking home 10 Tonys changes the show's outlook.

Tonys: ‘The Band’s Visit’ Wins Best Musical

'The Band's Visit,' with 11 nominations in total, beat out fierce competition — including 'Mean Girls' and 'SpongeBob Squarepants: The Musical.'

Tony Awards: ‘The Band’s Visit’ Dominates With 10 Wins

The awards, hosted by Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles, were handed out Sunday night in New York, with 'The Band's Visit,' 'Harry Potter' and 'Angels in America' among the night's big winners.

‘The Band’s Visit’: Theater Review

Katrina Lenk and Tony Shalhoub share a quasi-romantic connection in the desert in 'The Band's Visit,' a Middle Eastern musical by David Yazbek and Itamar Moses, based on the 2007 Israeli film.