The Producers

A Royal Exchange Theatre Production

  • A Mel Brooks Musical. Directed by Raz Shaw.
  • 30 November 2018 - 26 January 2019
  • The Theatre
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Adapted from the Cult Comedy film by Mel Brooks, our Christmas musical THE PRODUCERS follows the sell-out success of Guys and Dolls. Don’t miss this hilarious and riotous night out.

“You know who I used to be? Max Bialystock! The King of Broadway. Six shows running at once. Lunch at Delmonico's. Two hundred dollar suits. Look at me. Look at me now! I'm wearing a cardboard belt!”

Theatre Producer Max Bialystock has a string of failures in his wake. But his downtrodden accountant Leo Bloom thinks that could be a good thing, a producer could make more money with a dud than a hit.

They set out to find the worst script, the worst director and the worst actors in the industry, produce the biggest flop in Broadway history, and make a heap of cash in the process. What could possibly go wrong?

This award-winning musical is fit to burst with unruly characters and show-stopping songs such as Springtime for Hitler, I Wanna be a Producer and When You Got It Flaunt It. 


A MEL BROOKS Musical. Directed by Raz Shaw. Book by MEL BROOKS and THOMAS MEEHAN. Music and Lyrics by MEL BROOKS. Original direction and choreography by SUSAN STROMAN. By special arrangement with STUDIOCANAL. Performed by arrangement with MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL (EUROPE) Limited.

  • Event Information
  • VENUE: The Theatre

    PERFORMANCE DATES: Friday 30 November 2018 - Saturday 26 January 2019

    PERFORMANCE TIMES: Matinees, 2.30pm / Evenings, 7.30pm
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    TICKET INFORMATION: Standard Tickets from £25
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    BOOK TICKETS: Book Online or call the Box Office on 0161 833 9833

    ADD A LITTLE CHRISTMAS MAGIC TO YOUR GROUP TRIP TO THE PRODUCERS WITH OUR VIP HOSPITALITY PACKAGE FOR PARTIES OF 10 - 40

  • Creative Team
  • DIRECTOR Raz Shaw

    DESIGNER Ben Stones

    MUSICAL SUPERVISOR Caroline Humphris

    CHOREOGRAPHER Alistair David

    ORCHESTRATOR Chris Walker

    LIGHTING DESIGNER Jack Knowles

    SOUND DESIGNER Carolyn Downing

    MUSICAL DIRECTOR Jo Cichonska

    FIGHT DIRECTOR Kenan Ali

    DIALECT COACH Neil Swain

    ASSOCIATE SOUND DESIGNER Rob Bettle

    ASSISTANT CHOREOGRAPHER Victoria Hinde

    ASSISTANT DIRECTOR Lucy Curtis

    ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR (UNDERSTUDIES) Amit Sharma

    ASSOCIATE DESIGNER Owen Phillips

    DANCE CAPTAIN Benjamin Mundy

  • Related Events
  • MEMBERS Q&A
    Join the cast of THE PRODUCERS in a Q&A

    Friday 18 January, 12.30pm - 1.30pm 
    Tickets £5 - for members only
    Book Tickets: 0161 833 9833 / online

    More Information about becoming a member 

    POST-SHOW DISCUSSION 
    After Thursday 17 January, following 7.30pm show 
    No need to book tickets for the discussion
    Book tickets to the performance

    CHRISTMAS VIP GROUP PACKAGES
    Hospitality party packages for parties of 10-40.
    Available for selected evening performances in December
    More Information. Book via the Box Office on 0161 833 9833.

    THEATRE CLUB
    Like an informal, friendly book club, but for plays
    Tuesday 12 January, 5.00pm - 6.30pm 
    Tickets are free but please book a ticket
    Book Tickets: 0161 833 9833 / online
    More Information about Theatre Club

    INTRODUCING...
    Pre-show introduction to the play, led from the stage and featuring company members.
    Thursday 13 December, 10.30am - 12 noon. Tickets £6 / Concessions £4
    More Information. Book Online

  • Accessible Performances
  • AUDIO-DESCRIBED PERFORMANCE: Saturday 12 January, 2.30pm BOOK TICKETS

    BSL PERFORMANCE: Wednesday 16 January, 7.30pm BOOK TICKETS

    CAPTIONED PERFORMANCE: Thursday 13 December, 2.30pm BOOK TICKETS

    RELAXED PERFORMANCE: Tuesday 8 January, 2.30pm BOOK TICKETS

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  • Max Bailystock

    Julius D'Silva

    Leo Bloom

    Stuart Neal

    Franz Liebkind

    Dale Meeks

    Roger De Bris

    Charles Brunton

    Carmen Ghia

    Hammed Animashaun

    Ulla

    Emily-Mae

    Ensemble

    Emma Thornett

    Ensemble

    Gleanne Purcell-Brown

    Ensemble

    Charlie Johnson

    Ensemble

    Lily Wang

    Ensemble

    Joelle Dyson

    Ensemble

    Jessica Keable

    Ensemble

    Kristian Jacobs

    Ensemble

    Adam Lake

    Ensemble

    Louis Mackrodt

    Ensemble

    Benjamin Mundy

    Ensemble

    Ian Gareth-Jones

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