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'Tootsie' heading to Broadway in March 2019

August 09, 2018 - 2:24 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- "Tootsie" is heading to Broadway. 

A musical adaptation of the 1982 comedy starring Dustin Hoffman will begin previews on March 29, 2019, and open on April 23, at the Marquis Theatre.

The musical will make its world premiere in Chicago at the Cadillac Palace Theatre on Sept. 11. 

Tickets for the Broadway production go on sale Oct. 1. 

Santino Fontana plays the Hoffman role of Michael Dorsey, with a cast that includes Lilli Cooper, Sarah Stiles, John Behlmann, Andy Grotelueschen, Julie Halston, Michael McGrath and Reg Rogers.