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