Why Watch Mrs. Doubtfire
You first saw her in the much-loved 1993 Twentieth Century Fox Motion Picture, and now, Mrs. Doubtfire is back in an all-new form, as a musical on Broadway. This adaptation of Mrs. Doubtfire features a star-studded cast and creative crew, showcasing a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, music and lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick, (the Tony Award®-nominated team behind Something Rotten!), direction by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks (Hello, Dolly!), choreography by Lorin Latarro (Waitress), and music supervision by Ethan Popp (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical).
A struggling, out-of-work actor named Daniel Hillard will do anything for his kids, including cross-dressing as their new nanny after losing custody in a messy divorce. He disguises himself as a Scottish woman, Euphegenia Doubtfire, and takes on the role of his children’s new caretaker, learning more about being a father through this process. A hysterical and heartfelt story about holding onto your loved ones against all odds, Mrs. Doubtfire is the next big musical comedy for families — of all kinds.
Fans of the original film | Lovers of musical comedies
Know Before You Go
Suitable for ages 8 and above. No entry for children below age 4.
The theater has a seating capacity of 1,437. For tips on how to choose the best seats, you can refer to our Stephen Sondheim Theatre Seating Chart Guide.
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Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.