The Producers - Act 1, Scene 8 Summary & Analysis

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Act 1, Scene 8 Summary

Later the same day, Max and Leo return to Max's office with signed contracts from the author of the world's worst play and the world's worst director. Their success is almost guaranteed. A knock at the door announces the arrival of a beautiful Swedish woman, who has come to audition for the musical. Leo begins to tell her that she is premature, but Max, taken by her strong sexuality, invites the woman inside.

The woman speaks in a strong Swedish accent and tells the producers that her first name is Ulla Inga Hansen Bensen Yonsen Tallen-Hallen Svaden-Svanson. Max offers to call her Ulla. Ulla tells Max and Leo that she has written a song inspired by a man yelling from an office window yesterday when she was getting out of her Rolls Royce limousine. Ulla removes her coat revealing a tight dress and begins to...

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