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Kelsey Grammer reportedly in negotiations to join 'The Producers'

...find happiness on Broadway? The TV star reportedly is in negotiations to take over the role of charlatan impresario Max Bialystock in "The Producers" when Nathan Lane departs the Mel Brooks musical in April. News of the negotiations was reported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/15/art_401035.shtml
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Richard Dreyfuss to headline London production of 'The Producers'

...Broadway history two years ago by winning a record 12 Tony Awards. The Academy Award-winning Dreyfuss will play Max Bialystock, a rapscallion Broadway producer who bilks investors out of their money by putting on a musical about Adolf Hitler...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/19/art_392973.shtml
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Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick return to Broadway

...night to the Mel Brooks musical at Broadway's St. James Theatre. As soon as Lane, who plays charlatan producer Max Bialystock in the show, stepped out on stage, theatergoers started cheering. Moments later, they did the same for Broderick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/01/art_399464.shtml
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Suddenly Seymour is now suddenly Leo Bloom in 'The Producers'

...will replace Roger Bart who currently co-stars in the show with Brad Oscar, a veteran at playing the rapscallion Max Bialystock. Foster's final performance in "Little Shop" is June 6. His standby, Jonathan Rayson, plays Seymour June 8-23...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/19/art_416017.shtml
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Back pain cuts short Lane's run in 'The Producers'

...surgery and a recurring shoulder injury. Critics adored Lane's exuberant and physically demanding performance as Max Bialystock, an unscrupulous impresario trying to stage a surefire flop. Understudy Cory English will play the role until Jan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/29/ent_438423.shtml
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Seats for 'The Producers,' with Lane and Broderick, are sold out

...performances before Dec. 30. The company is currently headed by Fred Applegate, who plays the wheeler-dealer Max Bialystock, and Don Stephenson, who portrays nebbish accountant Leo Bloom. Applegate played Nazi playwright Franz Liebkind...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/08/art_389448.shtml
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A Lane-Broderick reunion in 'The Producers'?

...replaced by Lane's understudy, Brad Oscar. Lewis J. Stadlen currently stars in Lane's role as the wily producer Max Bialystock, while Broderick's role as the nebbish accountant, Leopold Bloom, is currently being played by Don Stephenson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/07/art_383346.shtml
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People in the News

...at a press conference at Steiner Studios. Lane and Broderick will repeat their roles as the rapscallion producer Max Bialystock and his nebbish accomplice Leopold Bloom. Brooks is producing the new film, to be directed by Susan Stroman, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/30/ent_429909.shtml
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Theater beyond the Hudson River

...has landed one of the biggest - Nathan Lane - and before he reportedly returns to Broadway later in the season as Max Bialystock in "The Producers." The play is "Butley," Simon Gray's dark comedy about an English professor whose life is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/08/art_385671.shtml
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Oscar and Bart to replace Lane and Broderick

NEW YORK -- The producers of "The Producers" have found Broadway's new Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom - and they have gone back to performers who were in the musical's original cast. Brad Oscar will replace Nathan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/23/art_409641.shtml
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