Music Theatre International is one of the world’s leading theatrical licensing
agencies, granting theatres from around the world the rights to perform the greatest
selection of musicals from Broadway and beyond. Founded in 1952 by composer
Frank Loesser and orchestrator Don Walker, MTI is a driving force in advancing
musical theatre as a vibrant and engaging art form.
MTI works directly with the composers, lyricists and book writers of these musicals to
provide official scripts, musical materials and dynamic theatrical resources to over
100,000 professional, community and school theatres in the US and in over 150
MTI is particularly dedicated to educational theatre, and has created special
collections to meet the needs of various types of performers and audiences. MTI’s
Broadway Junior™ shows are 30- and 60-minute musicals for performance by
elementary and middle school-aged performers, while MTI’s School Editions are
musicals annotated for performance by high school students.
MTI maintains its global headquarters in New York City with additional offices in
London (MTI Europe) and Melbourne (MTI Australasia).