Broadway, New York, smash-hit The Producers has broken its own box office record after releasing tickets for the return of the show's stars Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick.

Over $3.6 million (GBP2.25 million) worth of tickets were bought for the show in just 12 hours on Sunday (16NOV03). The production opened in April 2001 and set a one-day Broadway record of $3 million (GBP1.9 million).

The Producers returns to the stage in New York early next year (04).

19/11/2003 02:32