Act 1, Scene 1* Funny Boy, Max Bialystock's latest offering on Broadway, flops and closes on opening night. * Max vows to end his string of flops and become King of Broadway again.
Act 1, Scene 2* Leo Bloom is brought in to look over Max's books for Funny Boy. * Leo witnesses Max's method of procuring funds, namely, sexual favors for rich old ladies. * Leo remarks that a producer could make a fortune on a flop. * Max seizes upon Leo's comment and asks him to help him make that happen.
Act 1, Scene 3* Leo glumly returns to his office, where he is badgered by his boss. * Leo fantasizes about being a Broadway producer and quits his job.
Act 1, Scene 4* Leo returns to Max and joins up with him in the plan to produced a flop. * Max and Leo cement their partnership.
Act 1, Scene 5* After hours of reading, Max chooses Springtime for Hitler as the...
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