The Producers - Study Guide Act 2, Scene 8 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 8 Summary

As Max and Leo join the other convicts in prison, we see that Max is directing a new prison musical called Prisoners of Love, where hearts that are in love always remain free. A guard enters to announce that Max, Leo and Franz have been pardoned by the governor for bringing joy and laughter to the prisoners at Sing Sing.

Suddenly, Ulla leads a bevy of chorus girls on stage, and they sing and dance to the Prisoners of Love theme. As the girls perform, the background jail set rises and is replaced by the marquee of the Schubert Theatre touting "Bialystock and Bloom Present Their New Smash Hit Musical Prisoners of Love!" Eventually, Roger and Carmen join the group, and everyone enters the theatre as the scene ends.

Act 2, Scene 8 Analysis

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