Great Performances: Season 29, Episode 15

Recording 'The Producers': A Musical Romp with Mel Brooks (15 Aug. 2001)

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Thomas Meehan ...
Himself - Co-Author 'The Producers'
Himself - Performer
Himself - Leo Bloom
Himself - Carmen Ghia
Himself - Roger de Bris
Herself - Ulla
Brad Oscar ...
Himself - Franz Liebkind
Madeline Doherty ...
Little Old Lady / Ensemble (as Madeleine Doherty)
Kathy Fitzgerald ...
Shirley / Little Old Lady / Ensemble
Eric Gunhus ...
Lead Tenor / Ensemble
Peter Marinos ...
Bryan / Ensemble
Jennifer Smith ...
Little Old Lady / Ensemble
Ray Wills ...
Kevin / Ensemble
Scott / Ensemble


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Did You Know?


Mel Brooks: See, there were people like Glen Kelly that lived 50, 60 years ago at MGM. They were called Roger Edens.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the cast credits: and The Orchestra of 'The Producers' See more »


References Singin' in the Rain (1952) See more »


Haben Sie Gehort Das Deutsche Band?
Music & Lyrics by Mel Brooks
©1968, Legation Music Corp.
Performed by Mel Brooks
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Fun for Brooks' Fans

If you like the film, musical, soundtrack, nathan lane, matthew broderick, or Mel Brooks, pick this one up to add to your collection...its fun to watch the antics of the broadway cast and visually see the music performed, hear some brief history of how the play came to be, and even some pictures from the musical...and of course, Brooks is funny as always.

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