July 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24 at 7:30pm
July 17 & 24 at 2pm
The Arts Theatre
53 Angas Street, Adelaide
|Proof of concession required at entry|
|Online bookings through TryBooking incur a $0.50 booking fee per ticket|
Bialystock & Bloom! Those names should strike terror and hysteria in anyone familiar with Mel Brooks' sidesplitting satirical romp. Originally a cult classic comedy film in 1967, then a 2001 smash-hit Broadway musical wowing audiences night after night (winning a record 12 Tony Awards!), and later adapted back to the big-screen in 2005, The Producers is a crowd-favourite, setting the standard for modern, outrageous, and in-your-face humour. The plot is simple: a down-on-his-luck, fading Broadway producer and his shy, mild-mannered accountant come up with a scheme to produce the most notorious flop in history (the gloriously offensive, "Springtime for Hitler"), thereby bilking their backers (all "little old ladies") out of millions of dollars. Only one thing goes wrong... the show is a wild success!
Featuring a side-splittingly hilarious book co-written by the incomparable Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan (of "Annie" fame), with music and lyrics also by Mel Brooks, The Producers is an outrageously joyous show that skewers Broadway traditions, takes no prisoners, and proudly proclaims itself an "Equal Opportunity Offender".
Book by Mel Brooks & Thomas Meehan / Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.