25 Days of Tonys: Tootsies Santino Fontana – Playbill.com

25 Days of Tonys: Tootsie\s Santino Fontana - Playbill.com
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Santino Fontana spends eight shows a week switching back and forth between his characters Michael Dorsey and Dorothy Michaels in Broadways Tootsie.

Whats great is, I love that he is myopic, he told Playbill on opening night. He only sees himself at first. He sings about that at the end of the show. … Dorothy is the great defender of everybody. Shes what we all want to be. She is carefree and lovely and funny and kind and warm.

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Fontana may be nominated for a Tony Award (and won a Drama Desk Award) for the role, but he started out putting on theatre in his garage. It was a Thanksgiving play in my garage where I played a turkey, he says in the video above. I had a death scene.

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Here, he shares his favorite past Tony Awards performance, his choice for a future Tony Awards host, and his quote to live by.

Nine additional tracks will be released June 7 with three subsequent drops—each tied to pairs or groups of characters in the mythology-inspired musical—will follow June 28, July 12, and July 26.

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Broadways biggest night is just around the bend! Before we officially celebrate the Tony Awards, the nominees gathered last night to salute the 2019 Tony Honorees, which this year include: Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre: Rosemary Harris, Terrence McNally, Harold Wheeler; Special Tony Awards: Marin Mazzie, Sonny Tilders and Creature Technology Company, Jason Michael Webb; Regional Theatre Tony Award: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Palo Alto, CA; Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award: Judith Light; Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre: Broadway Inspirational Voices – Michael McElroy, Peter Entin, FDNY Engine 54, Ladder 4, Battalion 9, Joseph Blakely Forbes.


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