Ashton's Audio Interview: The cast of “The Producers” at The GEM Theatre


Ashton Marcus

Writer, Non-Registered Critics


Based on the 1968 film, Mel Brooks' Tony Award winning musical The Producers is a laugh-out-loud, outrageous, crowd-pleasing farce that has been a smash hit since its 2001 debut. Fading Broadway producer Max Bialystock is desperate to get to the top of his profession again when he finds an unlikely ally in mousy accountant Leo Bloom, who hypothesizes that one could make far more money with a flop of a show than with a hit. Together, the two set out to produce the worst musical ever to hit Broadway, with the worst script, the worst director, and the worst cast they can find; the catch is that they will raise two million dollars to finance the show, and they plan to take the money and head to Rio when the show inevitably closes after just one performance. Too bad for Bialystock & Bloom that, against all odds, the show is a total hit! With dozens of over the top characters, show stopping musical numbers, and Brooks' signature humor keeping audiences in stitches, The Producers is definitely far from a flop.*
Enjoy this interview with the cast of “The Producers” at The GEM Theatre, running until Oct 21st. You can listen to this interview while commuting, while waiting in line at the grocery store or at an audition, backstage and even front of the stage. For tickets and more info Click here.

*taken from the website

Ashton Marcus is a radio personality on KUCI 88.9 FM in Irvine (Fridays 4:00-5pm PST)