So, you might know the Mel Brooks movie or the Broadway musical based on the Mel Brooks movie or the movie based on the Broadway musical based on the Mel Brooks movie, called 'The Producers'. If you don't, give them a try. I love them.
Spoilers about the plot:
A down on his luck producer and his accountant plot a get rich quick scheme. If they raise money to invest in a play that is a guaranteed flop, they will be raking the money in. The two proceed to find the worst play ever written, obtain a large number of investors, hire a lead actor and director with absolutely no talent, and then sit back to wait for the bad reviews. But, inevitably, the play becomes a huge hit.
Here in Holland, they're putting on a Dutch version - which has been cancelled within a week
I don't often go to the theatre but was very much looking forward to this. On the one hand, sad that we can't go, on the other, I do appreciate the irony of this happening.
Scientists are predicting the future will be much more futuristic than originally predicted