If you love heartwarming shows and wholesome entertainment that revolves around family life and sweet reunions, you should check out the musical adaptation of Mrs. Doubtfire! Based on the 1993 film of the same name, the musical will tickle your funny bone, as well as pull on your heartstrings, much like the movie! The award-winning show was praised by critics for being “tailored for Broadway audiences.” Mrs. Doubtfire, which premiered on Broadway in 2021, is finally hitting the road in the U.S., and it’s stopping in every major city, including Columbus, Ohio! Prepare for a wonderful season as Mrs. Doubtfire the Musical takes over the Ohio Theatre – Columbus for several shows! That means there’s plenty of opportunity to grab your tickets! With music and lyrics written by brothers Karey and Wayne Kirkpatrick and book written by Karey Kirkpatrick and John o ‘Farrell, this story is guaranteed to resonate well in your mind and hearts even after you leave the theater! So hurry and secure your tickets now and catch Mrs. Doubtfire – The Musical at the Ohio Theatre Columbus!
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Get ready for a fun-filled family epic as the main character Daniel Hillard, pretends to be an elderly lady hired as a babysitter for his own children! Similar to the 1993 film, the musical tells the story of a divorced actor, Hillard, who was out of work and desperate to spend time with his children. After losing custody of his kids, he created an alter ego named Euphegenia Doubtfire, a Scottish Nanny who persuaded her way into getting hired by his ex-wife. Viewers may think Mrs. Doubtfire’s task is easy. But it is a challenge to deal with his two teenagers and his energetic youngest child! Eventually, all his kids warmed up to the quirky nanny, and he learned more about their lives than ever before. All seems to be going well as he occupies the role of Mrs. Doubtfire. However, things take a turn when his ex-wife finds herself a new boyfriend. Moreover, as he spends more time with the kids, his true identity gets discovered. Will Daniel be able to keep up his charade, or will he be forced to stop seeing his children for good? Find out by securing your tickets to Mrs. Doubtfire the Musical!
This heartwarming story tackles the topic of marriage, divorce, and separation and how it affects the family. It also shows the importance of having an authority figure in young children’s lives. In this case, Mrs. Doubtfire tries to impose her authority on the children since their mom Miranda is very busy with work.
“A Surefire hit… No Doubt!” – Daily Express
“It’s brilliant, and I hate everything!” – Hugh Grant
“Soars from screen to stage” – The Times
“Perfectly enjoyable” – New York Stage Review
“A good time for all ages” – New York Daily News
Mrs. Doubtfire the musical is a project spearheaded by screenwriter Karey Kirkpatrick and songwriter Wayne Kirkpatrick. Together, they created the original music and lyrics for the stage adaptation. Meanwhile, the storyline was created by Karey Kirkpatrick with John O’Farrell. Besides the main creatives, the production brought in numerous talented industry experts: director Jerry Zaks, choreographer Lorin Latarro, music arranger and supervisor Ethan Popp, scenic designer David Korins, and costume designer Catherine Zuber. The Broadway performance had over 80 shows in total. In 2022, the musical opened in London, followed by a U.S. tour in 2023.
Mrs.Doubtfire’s story is based on the 1993 film, which had award-winning actor Robin Williams as the main cast. The film won numerous awards, including the Academy Award for Best Makeup and a Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture. Williams received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. Mrs. Doubtfire the Musical also received numerous accolades, including winning the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Wig and Hair Design. It also garnered six Outer Critics Circle nominations, including Best New Musical and a Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical.
The Broadway run had a stellar cast, comprising Rob McClure as Daniel Hillard/Mrs. Doubtfire, Kate Baldwin and Jenn Gambatese as Miranda Hillard, and Mario Cantone and Brad Oscar as Frank Hillard. In 2023, the official website of Mrs. Doubtfire announced that Rob McClure would remain in the touring cast and once again play the role of Daniel Hillard/Mrs. Doubtfire. Meanwhile, Maggie Lakies comes in as Miranda Hillard.
If you’re keen on catching Mrs. Doubtfire the Musical, you should consider watching this family epic at the Ohio Theatre in Columbus. Formerly a massive movie theater, the venue was fully restored and became a National Historic Landmark. Since 1928, the Ohio Theatre has entertained the music, arts, and film-loving folks of Columbus and beyond. Today, the 2,791-capacity theater has become the “official Theatre of the State of Ohio.” Thanks to the venue’s fully restored architecture, state-of-the-art lights and sound system, and refurbished plush seating, it has become one of North America’s top touring Broadway musical destinations. The entrance hall and auditorium boast impressive architecture designed by legendary architect Thomas Lamb. The Ohio Theatre is constantly complimented by guests for its luxurious interiors and aesthetically pleasing design. If you want to have the ultimate entertainment experience, you should watch Mrs. Doubtfire at the Ohio Theatre – Columbus!
If you’re keen on having a great time with your family and friends, you should check out Mrs. Doubtfire the Musical! This heartwarming story will remind you of the importance of family and how togetherness can heal all wounds and achieve much-deserved happiness! Tickets to see Mrs. Doubtfire the Musical at the Ohio Theatre – Columbus are now available! You can find your desired date at the Get Tickets link!