Broadway critics can be brutal - which is exactly what Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom are hoping for. The former is a sly
theatrical producer who is always looking for a new way to wring out a dollar. The latter is a neurotic accountant with a
head for numbers and a nose for loopholes. Together, they plan on creating the worst musical Broadway has ever seen. Get The Producers tickets to find out how
it makes them rich.
Film fans will recognize the title of this production right away. In 1968, it was released as a Mel Brooks comedy starring
Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder. The story was adapted for the stage in 2001 with Nathan Lane in the role of Bialystock and Matthew
Broderick playing the nervous accountant Bloom. The musical was such a hit that it has come to a series of other stages over
The Producers is set in New York, where theater folk scramble to get prized roles and producers pray the critics play nice
with their latest flops. But this New York tale is coming down the coast to Raleigh for a spectacular run. Make sure you get
to see it at a theater near you.
The Producers is best known for the infamous musical that Bialystock and Bloom come up with - "Springtime for Hitler."
Their plan is to make a show so offensive that it loses money. Using a loophole Bloom found, if it loses enough money, both
of them become wealthy men. Enter the theater world when this show comes to Raleigh.