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Tootsie to Be Licensed by Music Theatre International

The rights to the Tony-nominated musical will be available in the future.

Santino Fontana in the Broadway production of Tootsie.
(© Matthew Murphy)

Licensing house Music Theatre International has acquired the rights to Broadway's Tony-nominated Tootsie. Worldwide licensing availability will be announced in the future.

Tootsie, featuring a book by Robert Horn, and music and lyrics by David Yazbek, had its world premiere at Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre on September 29, 2018, and its New York premiere at Broadway's Marquis Theatre on April 23, where it currently plays. The Broadway production is nominated for 11 Tonys, including Best Musical.

The Broadway company is led by Tony nominees Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, Sarah Stiles, and Andy Grotelueschen, as well as Julie Halston, John Behlmann, Michael McGrath, and Reg Rogers. Scott Ellis directs, Denis Jones choreographs, and Andrea Grody serves as musical director.

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