PHOTO CALL: Bialystock, Maybe Bloom?: Short, Lane Dine Out in NYC

News   PHOTO CALL: Bialystock, Maybe Bloom?: Short, Lane Dine Out in NYC

Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Mr. Bialystock....Mr. Bloom? Martin Short and The Producers' Nathan Lane dined out together May 3 at Angus McIndoe. Short was widely rumored as Brooks' first choice for Leo Bloom in Broadway's The Producers, but Short was said to be reluctant to leave his family behind in Los Angeles. With a touring company of The Producers on its way to L.A. in early 2003, will Short take Bloom for the projected six month run?

— By Christine Ehren