The Producers Summary

  • The Producers is 2 hours and 50 minutes long, including an intermission of 15 minutes
  • 8 Shows per week
  • Previews Began: March 21, 2001
  • Opens April 19, 2001
  • Show Closed: April 22, 2007

Fading star producer Max Bialystock and accountant Leo Bloom produce Springtime for Hitler, a guaranteed flop and ontend to run off with the money they raised.

The Producers on Broadway Background

The Producers follows the story of a couple of guys who come up with a scheme to produce the outrageous Broadway musical ever. They think they can take off with all their investors' money-but when the curtain goes up on their gigantic singing, dancing spectacular, they realize their plan has gone ridiculously wrong. This hilarious MEL BROOKS musical was directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award-winner Susan Stroman.

What’s The Producers Like?

An adaptation of Mel Brooks' 1968, The Producers became a runaway hit and won more Tony Awards than any show in Broadway history-including Best Musical of the Year.

Is The Producers Good for Kids?

The show may be inappropriate for younger audiences.

Theatre Information

St. James Theatre

246 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10019
Seats: 1,710
Entrance: 44th Street, between 7th and 8th Ave
Theatre Information

St. James Theatre Seating Chart

The Producers Marquee

The Producers marquee at the St. James Theatre in NYC

Cast Members

Max Bialystock
Nathan Lane
Leo Bloom
Matthew Broderick
Carmen Ghia
Roger Bart
Roger De Bris
Garey Beach
Ulla
Cady Huffman
Franz Liebkind
Brad Oscar

Producers

Harvey Fierstein

Bob Weinstein

Mel Brooks

Rick Steiner

SFX Theatrical Group

Production Credits

Direction
Susan Stroman
Scenic Design
Robin Wagner
Costume Design
William Ivey Long
Lighting Design
Peter Kaczorowski
Sound Design
Steve C. Kennedy
Lyrics and Music
Mel Brooks
Book
Mel Brooks
Book
Thomas Meehan

Creative Team

Associate Producer
Douglas Meyer
General Manager
Laura Green
Company Manager
Kathy Lowe
Casting Driector
Johnson-Liff Associates
Advertising Representative
Serino Coyn
Press Agent
Barlow Hartman Public Relations
Production Stage Manager
Steven Zweigbaum