Music Theatre International To License Broadway Hit, Tootsie

After announcing a national tour in the fall of 2020, Tootsie continues to grow. The hit Broadway musical that has landed 11 Tony Award nominations will be licensed by Music Theatre International. What does that mean? It means Tootsie is going global!

Drew Cohen, President and CEO of MTI, said:

We are truly delighted to represent Tootsie, which is causing roars of laughter every day at the Marquis Theatre and is already establishing itself as one of the great American musical comedies in the tradition ofGuys and Dolls, The Music Man, Little Shop of Horrors, Singin’ in the Rain, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, The Producers, Hairspray, The Drowsy Chaperone,and25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,to name a few. It is a genuine privilege to be entrusted to promote and deliver Tootsieto professional and amateur stages around the world. The film Tootsie is widely considered one of the great movie comedies in history and Robert Horn and David Yazbek have brilliantly updated the story as a stage musical in a way that connects deeply with today’s audiences on both a comedic and human level.”

Tootsie is currently playing the Marquis Theatre. Get tickets and information via their website.

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