Tootsie, the new Broadway melodic dependent on the dearest 1982 satire flick, starts sneak peaks at the Marquis Theater on March 29. Tony chosen one Santino Fontana stars in the creation, set to formally open on April 23.
Tootsie recounts to the tale of gifted however troublesome on-screen character Michael Dorsey (Fontana) who battles to look for some kind of employment until a brassy, urgent trick lands him a mind-blowing job.
The show likewise stars Lilli Cooper as Julie Nichols, Sarah Stiles as Sandy Lester, Michael McGrath as Stan Fields, John Behlmann as Max Von Horn, Andy Grotelueschen as Jeff Slater, Julie Halston as Rita Mallory and Reg Rogers as Ron Carlisle.
The melodic highlights a book by Robert Horn and a score by Tony champ David Yazbek, with course by Tony candidate Scott Ellis, movement by Tony chosen one Denis Jones and music heading by Andrea Grody. The structure group incorporates picturesque planner David Rockwell, outfit originator William Ivey Long, lighting fashioner Donald Holder and sound creator Brian Ronan.