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  1. 'The Producers' is a classicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Examiner.com

    ... since it graced movie houses. In " The Producers ," opportunistic Broadway producer Max Bialystock (played by Zero Mostel) is going through rough times. He has amassed an unusual cohort of backers for his productions: wealthy elderly women who find ...

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  2. A funny thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Power Line

    ... couldn't get off the ground until Sondheim came up with the brilliant curtain-raiser "Comedy Tonight." The great Zero Mostel played Pseudolus in the original Broadway production of A Funny Thing . YouTube preserves Mostel performing the opening ...

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  3. Film and Notfilm at the BrooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... Nobel Prize for literature, didn't always understand Keaton, either. He'd originally wanted Charlie Chaplin or Zero Mostel, but the famously stone-faced comedian was available and needed the work. Beckett called his project Film and considered it to ...

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  4. Corden 'terrified' at hosting Tony AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | UPI

    ... in a revival of the Ancient Roman musical A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum , a role also played by Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers and Nathan Lane , but that plan got sidelined when CBS invited him to host Craig Ferguson 's The Late Late ...

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  5. Tonys: James Corden Heads Back to Broadway as Awards HostRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... the Ancient Roman musical romp, A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum , following in the footsteps of Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers and Nathan Lane. But that plan was put on hold when CBS asked him to become Craig Ferguson's successor on The ...

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  6. Stage Tube: On This Day for 5/8/16- a Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the ForumRead the original story

    May 8, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... al Broadway and West End revivals and was made into a successful film starring the original lead of the musical, Zero Mostel . In celebration of this day, we bring you Zero Mostel 's performance of 'Comedy Tonight'. Click below to check it out!

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  7. Menlo School Drama presents A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | InMenlo.com

    ... seven years at Menlo, returns for his final production, playing the slave Pseudolus, a character made famous by Zero Mostel and Nathan Lane. "I am honored to get to star in such a fun and well recognized show, and as a person who loves comedy, I am ...

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  8. There's 'Comedy Tonight' at Citadel TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... by Robert D Estrin, what amazes about the Citadel production is how much actor Tim Walsh as Pseudolus resembles Zero Mostel who played the part in the 1963 Broadway production and the 1966 film. The same is true of Mark Anderson as Hysterium, the ...

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  9. 'Notfilm' is a manic and meditative look at one of the great curiosities in film historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... it was also Schneider's first feature. (He had earlier directed a TV production of "Waiting For Godot," starring Zero Mostel and Burgess Meredith.) Fortunately, their cinematographer was the great Boris Kaufman, who shot Jean Vigo's peerless ...

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  10. When Samuel Beckett Tried to Capture the Power of the MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | New Yorker

    ... with all the invasiveness and pain that that entailed. For the character of O, Beckett at first wanted Zero Mostel or the Irish actor Jackie MacGowran, who had played Lucky in "Waiting for Godot." But he had long been a fan of Keaton , too-in fact, ...

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  11. Movie review: 'Notfilm' gifts us with a charming look at an unlikely Beckett-Keaton pairingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... enlisted Schneider, who, though he'd directed a TV version of "Waiting for Godot" starring Burgess Meredith and Zero Mostel, turned out to have almost as little firsthand knowledge as the playwright. The screenplay for "Film," not surprisingly, is a ...

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  12. Springtime for PC Idiocy: High School Removes Swastikas from Student Production of "The Producers"Read the original story

    Mar 15, 2016 | Independent Women's Forum

    ... career as a writer of television comedy. The plot of "The Producers": A down-at-the heels Broadway producer (Zero Mostel) and a shy, bookish accountant (Gene Wilder) launch a scheme to fleece some rich old ladies who like to finance stage shows by ...

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  13. Springtime for HitlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Brown Deer

    In 1968 Mel Brooks produced an award-winning film titled "The Producers," starring Zero Mostel and Milwaukee native Gene Wilder. The hilarious plot was for them to raise lots of money to produce a Broadway musical that was so much of a flop that it would close after one show and they would keep the remaining money.

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  14. High School Removes Swastikas From Production Of 'The Producers' Following ControversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... the swastikas from the show. "The Producers" was first performed as a Mel Brooks comedy movie in 1968, starring Zero Mostel as producer Max Bialystock and Gene Wilder as accountant Leo Bloom. The pair attempts to stage "Springtime for Hitler" ...

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  15. Ionesco's Rhinoceros: Is it relevant today?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... with a tad more momentum. This is this director's choice and a valid one for his premise. However, the memory of Zero Mostel transforming himself movement by movement eloquently into an animal elaborated quite poetically the animal metaphor of the ...

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  16. When Samuel Beckett Tried to Capture the Power of the MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | New Yorker

    ... with all the invasiveness and pain that that entailed. For the character of O, Beckett at first wanted Zero Mostel or the Irish actor Jackie MacGowran, who had played Lucky in "Waiting for Godot." But he had long been a fan of Keaton , too-in fact, ...

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  17. BWW Review: the Producers, at the Fox Performing Arts Center, in Riverside, is Rollicking FunRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The national tour of THE PRODUCERS, the Mel B rooks musical farce, breezed into Riverside's Fox Performing Arts Center for two performances on Valentine's Day. The hilarious production is a worthy successor to its predecessors, the 1968 film, starring the late Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder , and the Tony-award winning musical, which originally starred Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick , and which ran from 2001 to 2007.

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  18. We are So Screwed. Anti-Trump Super Pac Features John McCainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | RedState

    There are a couple of anti-Trump super PACs stalking the landscape, scaring children and livestock, spending Other People's Money, and patting themselves on the back over, well, I don't know, patting themselves on the back. The stuff I've heard and seen thusfar remind me of what The Producers would be like if Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder were political consultants rather than theatrical producers.

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  19. Review: 'The Producers' produces lots of laughs as it marches into Salt Lake CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... of a show that's been around for a while. "The Producers" began in 1968 as a nonmusical movie that starred Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder. In 2001, it debuted as a Broadway musical that starred Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick - and won a dozen Tonys. ...

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  20. BWW Reviews: a Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at Cabrillo Music TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Roman roller coaster ride that is Forum begins. Santa Maria's Pseudolus is closer to Nathan Lane than it is to Zero Mostel , but you can see elements of both in his performance, as well as dollops of Lou Costello , Phil Silvers (as Sgt. Bilko), and ...

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