„When Nathan read aloud one of his lines, 'I'm a lying, despicable crook, but I have no choice. I am a Broadway producer,' they all howled. And then they started to throw money at the project. They all wanted to produce the show.“
— Nathan Lane
About, Susan Stroman, on the casting of Lane in The Producers — reported in Iris Fanger (April 13, 2001) "'Stro' is once again at center stage", Christian Science Monitor, p. 20.