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.