The Producers
Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan
Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks

And by special arrangement with StudioCanal

By arrangement with Hal Leonard Australia Pty Ltd Exclusive agent for Music Theatre International (NY)

Ticket Information

Show dates:   July 3 - July 18 2015
Running time:  Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes
Adults: $30
Concession: $25
Family (2A, 2C): $100
$25 each for groups of 10+
This show has closed

Matinee @ 2pm
Evening @ 8pm
Matinee @ 2pm + Evening @ 8pm

Bialystock and Bloom! Those names should strike terror and hysteria in anyone familiar with Mel Brooks' classic cult comedy film. Now as a big Broadway musical, THE PRODUCERS once again sets the standard for modern, outrageous, in-your-face humour. It is a truly "boffo" hit, winning a record twelve Tony Awards and wowing capacity crowds night after night.

The plot is simple: a down-on-his-luck Broadway producer and his mild-mannered accountant come up with a scheme to produce the most notorious flop in history thereby bilking their backers (all "little old ladies") out of millions of dollars. Only one thing goes awry: the show is a smash hit! The antics of Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom as they manoeuvre their way fecklessly through finding a show (the gloriously offensive "Springtime For Hitler"), hiring a director, raising the money and finally going to prison for their misdeeds is a lesson in broad comic construction. At the core of the insanely funny adventure is a poignant emotional journey of two very different men who become friends.

With a truly hysterical book co-written by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan (Annie) and music and lyrics by Mr. Brooks, THE PRODUCERS skewers Broadway traditions and takes no prisoners as it proudly proclaims itself an "equal opportunity offender"!

Friday 3rd July @ 8pm - Gala Opening (+$5 on all tickets incl supper & refreshments)
Saturday 4th July @ 8pm
Sunday 5th July @ 2pm
Friday 10th July @ 8pm
Saturday 11th July @ 2pm
Saturday 11th July @ 8pm
Sunday 12th July @ 2pm
Friday 17th July @ 8pm
Saturday 18th July @ 2pm
Saturday 18th July @ 8pm

Max Bialystock Chris Anderson
Leo Bloom Mark Monroe
Ulla Amelia Ropé
Franz Liebkind Glenn Ritchie
Roger DeBris Julian Wilson
Carmen Ghia Tim Barsby
Ensemble David Bean
James Belsey
Nikki Blade
Gabi Cronin-Pagano
Ella Holcdorf
Chelsea Hogarth
Stephanie Johns
Matthew Leckie
Rachael McCormack
Xavier McGettigan
David Postill
Sarah Stokes
Louise Twinn
Laura Williams
Hugh Wilson

Director Narelle Bonnici & Samantha Heskett
Musical Director Daniel Heskett
Choreographer Narelle Bonnici & Samantha Heskett
Producer Elise Elmer

Performances will be held at the Altona Theatre, 115 Civic Pde, Altona (to the left of the council offices).

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