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SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS/AP) — “Nerds,” a new musical about the tech giants Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, has scuttled plans for its spring Broadway debut and plans to tour instead.

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Producers said Tuesday the show — originally scheduled to begin previews on April 1 at the Longacre Theatre — has had to be postponed “due to the loss of a major investor.”

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The show features book and lyrics by Jordan Allen-Dutton and Erik Weiner Adult Swim’s animated “Robot Chicken”) and music by Hal Goldberg. Casey Hushion was to direct and Joshua Bergasse was slated to choreograph.

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“Nerds” was first presented at the New York Musical Theatre Festival and later at Philadelphia Theatre Company and North Carolina Theatre.