In addition to Tootsie, Rockwell is currently represented on Broadway with Pretty Woman and the Roundabout Theatre Company revival of Kiss Me, Kate. He earned a Tony Award in 2016 for his work on She Loves Me.
The musical adaptation of Tootsie, featuring a score by The Band’s Visit Tony winner David Yazbek and a book by Robert Horn, officially opens on Broadway April 23 at the Marquis Theatre. Directed by Scott Ellis and choreographed by Denis Jones, the shows arrives in New York following an out-of-town engagement in Chicago.
Tony nominee Fontana leads the cast as Michael Dorsey, a struggling actor who lands a job under the female persona of Dorothy Michaels. The cast also includes Lilli Cooper as Julie Nichols, Sarah Stiles as Sandy Lester, John Behlmann as Max Von Horn, Andy Grotelueschen as Jeff Slater, Julie Halston as Rita Marshall, Michael McGrath as Stan Fields, and Reg Rogers as Ron Carlisle.