From The Scotsman:
“The Producers,” Mel Brooks’s musical which sends up the Nazi regime and features the song “Springtime For Hitler,” could be opening in a surprise new venue – Berlin. A theatre company has expressed a keen interest in staging the hit Broadway show in Germany, and theatregoers are being flown from the capital to New York next month to see if they find the musical entertaining or offensive.
If they do not walk out in disgust – or manage a laugh at a chorus line of goose-stepping Nazi stormtroopers – it will get the go-ahead to open in Berlin….
Read the whole thing here.