Opening Night of “The Producers”
MAY 29, 2003 – HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA
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Based on Mel Brooks’ movie “The Producers” from 1967, the musical originally opened on Broadway in 2001. This being Hollywood, and Mel Brooks being Mel Brooks, with an entertainment career spanning more than 50 years, many legends of comedy turned out to pay homage for opening night at the Pantages Theatre. His wife, screen legend Anne Bancroft was on his arm.
Comedienne Carol Burnett was all smiles as she came down the red carpet.
Writer/producer/director/actor Carl Reiner … really, all of these seasoned pros are multi-hyphenates!
Writing television shows since the mid-1960’s, Garry Marshall got his start around the same time as those mentioned above.
Rising from a bingo caller at age 15 to become one of Hollywood’s most endearing side-kicks, Ed McMahon has quite a history in show business.
Also in attendance were Alec Baldwin, Amy Yasbeck, Christina Applegate, Cheryl Tiegs, Dana Delaney, David Hasselhoff with his wife Pamela Bach, Eugene Levy, Goldie Hawn, Holly Robinson Peete, Jacqueline Bisset, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Joe Mantegna, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jessica Capshaw, Kate Capshaw, Kate Hudson, Mindy Burbano, Oliver Hudson, Richard Lewis, Rita Wilson, Steven Spielberg, Tim Allen, Tom Hanks and Tori Spelling.
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