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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  • Creative Team
  • DIRECTOR Raz Shaw

    MUSICAL DIRECTOR Caroline Humphris

    CHOREOGRAPHER Alistair David

    DESIGNER Ben Stones

    LIGHTING Jack Knowles

    SOUND Carolyn Downing

  • 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
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    POST-SHOW DISCUSSION 
    After Thursday 17 January, following 7.30pm show 
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    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
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  • 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, 7.30pm BOOK TICKETS

    RELAXED PERFORMANCE: Tuesday 8 January, 2.30pm BOOK TICKETS

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