The Producers - Act 2, Scene 5 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 5 Summary

It is now midnight, and Max and Leo arrive at their office where a huge "Congratulations" banner is hanging. Both men are stunned at the newspaper critics' reviews declaring Springtime for Hitler a major success and begin to sing a song entitled, "Where Did We Go Right," questioning how the show could be such a success when they did everything they knew to make it fail.

Suddenly, Leo opens the safe, grabs the two accounting ledgers. He tries to leave, stating that he intends to turn himself in to the authorities with the hopes that this will earn him a lighter sentence. Max pounces on Leo, preventing him from leaving and convinces him that he is just overreacting. The two men wrestle on the couch to take possession of the books, as Roger and Carmen enter the office.

Max berates Roger...

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