Lee Roy Reams
(© Michael Portantiere)
Lee Roy Reams
(© Michael Portantiere)
Lee Roy Reams and Bill Nolte will join the Las Vegas production of The Producers on May 7. Both actors are currently in the show's Broadway production, which closes on Sunday, April 22. Reams will replace David Hasselhoff as Roger DeBris, while Nolte will take on the role of Franz Liebkind.

The show, which began performances at the Paris Hotel on January 31, stars Brad Oscar as Max Bialystock, Larry Raben as Leo Bloom, and Leigh Zimmerman as Ulla. The show features a book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, based on Brooks' film, a score by Brooks, and direction by Susan Stroman.

Reams received a Tony Award nomination for his performance as Billy Lawlor in the original production of 42nd Street. His numerous Broadway credits also include Hello, Dolly!, La Cage aux Folles, and Beauty and the Beast. Nolte's Broadway credits include Amour, Jane Eyre, and 1776.