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National Tour News Rob McClure-Led Mrs. Doubtfire North American Tour Recoups

The tour of the Broadway musical based on the film of the same name is currently playing the San Diego Civic Theatre.

Rob McClure in the original Broadway production of Mrs. Doubtfire Joan Marcus

The North American tour of the Broadway musical Mrs. Doubtfirebased on the film of the same name, has recouped its $5 million investment after 29 weeks on the road.

The touring production, which launched September 24 in Buffalo, New York, at Shea’s Theatre, is currently booked through November with upcoming engagements in Los Angeles and San Francisco.

The cast is led by two-time Tony nominee Rob McClure, reprising his Broadway work as Daniel Hillard/Euphegenia Doubtfire. He is joined by Maggie Lakis as Miranda Hillard, Giselle Gutierrez as Lydia Hillard, Aaron Kaburick as Frank Hillard, Nik Alexander as Andre Mayem, Leo Roberts as Stuart Dunmire, Romelda Teron Benjamin as Wanda Sellner, Sam Bird and Axel Bernard Rimmele as Christopher Hillard, and Emerson Mae Chan and Charlotte Sydney Harrington as Natalie Hillard.

Mrs. Doubtfire is one of the most beloved stories about putting family above all else in both challenging times and good times. North America has truly embraced our show which encourages leading with love,” says producer Kevin McCollum in a statement. “Being able to share the power of laughter and love with audiences each night brings the company such joy. We look forward to Mrs. Doubtfire’s LA premiere next week, along with our characters' 'homecoming' to San Francisco for four weeks this summer.”

The company also includes David Hibbard, Alex Branton, Jonathan Hoover, Sheila Jones, Julie Kavanagh, Jodi Kimura, Ian Liberto, Marquez Linder, Naderah Munajj, JP Qualters, Alex Ringler, Bianca Rivera-Irions, Lannie Rubio, Neil Starkenberg, Joey Stone, Gina Ward, Lauryn Withnell, and Julia Yameen.

Along with McClure, Kaburick, Hibbard, and Kimura were also members of the Broadway company.

Based on the 1993 film, Mrs. Doubtfire follows out-of-work actor Daniel Hillard, who will do anything for his kids. After losing custody in a messy divorce, he creates the kindly alter ego of Scottish nanny Euphegenia Doubtfire in a desperate attempt to stay in their lives. 

With direction by four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks, the new musical comedy features a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell and music and lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick.

The creative team also includes choreographer Lorin Latarro; music supervisor, arranger, and orchestrator Ethan Popp; scenic designer David Korins; costume designer Catherine Zuber; lighting designer Philip S. Rosenberg; sound designers Brian Ronan and Craig Cassidy; hair and wig designer David Brian Brown; with casting by The Telsey Office's Craig Burns.

The musical premiered at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre in 2019, subsequently opening on Broadway in 2021.

Mrs. Doubtfire is produced by Kevin McCollum, Jamie Wilson, Gavin Kalin, Hunter Arnold, LAMS Productions, Nicole Eisenberg, Boyett/Miller, James L. Nederlander, Ayal Miodovnik, Sing Out Louise Productions, Bob Cohen, Isaac Hurwitz, Independent Presenters Network, Tim Lacyznski, Bard Theatricals, and Lucas McMahon.

Work Light Productions serves as the executive producer and general manager for the tour.


See Production Photos of the 1st National Tour of Mrs. Doubtfire

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