Leigh Zimmerman
Leigh Zimmerman
Leigh Zimmerman will play Ulla in the Las Vegas production of the hit Broadway show The Producers, which will begin an open-ended run at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel on January 31, with an official opening slated for February 9.

She joins previously announced stars Brad Oscar as Max Bialystock, Larry Raben as Leo Bloom, and David Hasselhoff as the cross-dressing director Roger DeBris. Zimmerman has previously played the role in the Broadway and West End productions of the musical. Her other Broadway credits include The Will Rogers Follies and Crazy for You.

The Producers, which won 12 Tony Awards, has a score by Mel Brooks, and a book by Brooks and Thomas Meehan. As on Broadway, the Las Vegas production will be directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman and will feature sets by Robin Wagner, costumes by William Ivey Long, and lighting by Peter Kaczorowski. The Vegas production will run an intermissionless 90 minutes.