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Tommy Tune may
doctor Dolittle

Tommy Tune may
doctor Dolittle

Gay director-choreographer Tommy Tune is rumored to be in negotiations to star in and rejigger the flop musical Doctor Dolittle, which recently closed after nine weeks on tour. Playbill Online reports that producers refused to comment on the Tony-winning Tune's possible involvement with the show, which is based on the 1967 film version, but the 6-foot-6-1/2-inch hoofer was spotted at several performances in Pennsylvania in late September. Whether or not Tune becomes involved, there are indications that the show may rise from the dead--tickets for a November-December engagement in Seattle remain on sale, and an internal letter from Actors' Equity acquired by Variety indicates that the union is working with producers on the possibility of reopening the show. Tune, 66, has been behind such Broadway hits as My One and Only, The Will Rogers Follies, Nine, and Grand Hotel: The Musical.

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