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This edition: Production Seminar: "The Producers" (Spring 2001)

Episode Details

Original tape date: April 25, 2001.

The production and creative team for the musical "The Producers" - press representative John Barlow, creator and producer Mel Brooks, producer Richard Frankel, general manager Laura Green, book writer Thomas Meehan, and director and choreographer Susan Stroman - discuss taking the cult film to the Broadway stage, including the out-of-town run in Chicago, budgeting a huge musical, and the overwhelming interest from producers, investors, publicists, and ticketbuyers.

Guest List

John Barlow Publicist

Mel Brooks Producer

Richard Frankel Producer

Laura Green General Manager

Thomas Meehan Writer

Roy A. Somlyo Moderator, American Theatre Wing

Isabelle Stevenson Host, American Theater Wing

Susan Stroman Choreographer, Director