Headlines we never thought we’d see:
General Motors Declares Bankruptcy
“The Producers” A Hit In Berlin!
The company whose vehicles filled our highways…the company that directly or indirectly employed so much of America…the company whose president told Congress: “For years I thought that what was good for our country was good for General Motors, and vice versa.”…is bankrupt.
And the show that started as a 1968 movie starring Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder, that became a smash musical on Broadway in 2001 starring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, that became a 2005 movie, is now a hit on stage again…in Berlin, Germany. Yes, the show whose signature production number is “Springtime for Hitler.”
Those two headlines affirm two long-held beliefs: question authority, and believe in the ultimate good of humanity.
Here’s the 1968 original: