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Mel Brooks The Producers

  • Presented By: Granbury Theatre Company
  • Dates: 2/22/2020, 2/23/2020, 2/28/2020, 2/29/2020, 3/1/2020, 3/6/2020, 3/7/2020, 3/8/2020, 3/13/2020, 3/14/2020, 3/15/2020, 3/20/2020, 3/21/2020, 3/22/2020
  • Location: Granbury Opera House
  • Address: 133 E. Pearl St., Granbury, TX 76048
  • Phone: (817) 579-0952
  • Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Price: Tickets range from $25 - $35.

Details

Bialystock and Bloom! Those names should strike terror and hysteria in anyone familiar with Mel Brooks’ classic cult comedy film. Now as a big Broadway musical, The Producers once again sets the standard for modern, outrageous, in-your-face humor. It is a truly “boffo” hit, winning a record twelve Tony Awards and wowing capacity crowds night after night.

The plot is simple: a down-on-his-luck Broadway producer and his mild-mannered accountant come up with a scheme to produce the most notorious flop in history, thereby bilking their backers (all “little old ladies”) out of millions of dollars. Only one thing goes awry: the show is a smash hit! The antics of Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom as they maneuver their way fecklessly through finding a show (the gloriously offensive “Springtime for Hitler”), hiring a director, raising the money and finally going to prison for their misdeeds is a lesson in broad comic construction. At the core of the insanely funny adventure is a poignant emotional journey of two very different men who become friends.