Oscar, Bart returning as 'Producers' leads

March 2004
Daily Variety;3/22/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 61, p11
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Brad Oscar and Roger Bart will return to lead roles in "The Producers" on Broadway beginning April 6, 2004. The duo have previously played roles of Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom, respectively on Broadway, but this time they will be following immediately in the footsteps of roles' creators, Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick. Lane and Broderick returned to the show in December 2003, and the grosses, which had been declining since they departed a year and a half earlier, has shot up.


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