One of the funniest movies ever in human history was Mel Brooks' movie The Producers.
I'm guessing that most, if not all you bloggers, know the movie. It's about a Broadway musical producer who figures out that he can make money on a flop than a hit, and proceeds to try to intentionally make a flop.
The cast of the original movie was brilliant-- it included Zero Mostel as washed-up producer Max Bialystock and Gene Wilder as his bookkeeper Leo Bloom, as well as Dick Shawn, Kenneth Mars, Christopher Hewett (later "Mr. Belvedere"), and Lee Meriweather (Catwoman in the Batman movie) in various roles.
A few years ago, they did a live version of it, with another inspired cast-- Nathan Lane played Max Bialystok and Mathew Broderick as Leo Bloom.
I saw in the New York Times that they're doing another live version of The Producers. It has to be someone's sick joke. Playing Max Bialystock is....