The Producers

Musical - Original

St. James Theatre

  • First Preview: March 21, 2001
  • Opening Date: April 19, 2001
  • Closing Date: April 22, 2007
  • Previews: 33
  • Performances: 2502

Lyrics: Mel Brooks

Book: Mel Brooks, Thomas Meehan

Music: Mel Brooks

Synopsis

Mel Brooks' adaptation of his 1968 film features fading producer Max Bialystock, who convinces accountant Leo Bloom to partner with him in producing Springtime for Hitler, a guaranteed flop, and then running off with the money they've raised.

 

Opening Night Cast

Nathan Lane in The Producers Nathan Lane Max Bialystock
Matthew Broderick in The Producers Matthew Broderick Leo Bloom
Roger Bart in The Producers Roger Bart Carmen Ghia
Gary Beach in The Producers Gary Beach Roger De Bris
Cady Huffman in The Producers Cady Huffman Ulla
Brad Oscar in The Producers Brad Oscar Franz Liebkind
Madeleine Doherty in The Producers Madeleine Doherty Hold-me Touch-me
Ensemble
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Opening Night Production Credits

Mel Brooks Mel Brooks Book
Thomas Meehan Thomas Meehan Book
Mel Brooks Mel Brooks Music
Mel Brooks Mel Brooks Lyrics
Susan Stroman Susan Stroman Director
Susan Stroman Susan Stroman Choreographer
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2001 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Matthew Broderick Nominee
2001 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Nathan Lane Winner
2001 Outstanding Book of a Musical Mel Brooks
Thomas Meehan
Winner
2001 Outstanding Choreography Susan Stroman Winner
2001 Outstanding Costume Design William Ivey Long Winner
2001 Outstanding Director of a Musical Susan Stroman Winner
2001 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Gary Beach Winner
2001 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Cady Huffman Winner
2001 Outstanding Lighting Design Peter Kaczorowski Nominee
2001 Outstanding Lyrics Mel Brooks Winner
2001 Outstanding Musical   Winner
2001 Outstanding Orchestrations Doug Besterman Winner
2001 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical Robin Wagner Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2001 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Winner
2001 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2001 Best Musical Mel Brooks
Thomas Meehan
Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2001 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Nathan Lane Winner
2001 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Matthew Broderick Nominee
2001 Outstanding Choreography Susan Stroman Winner
2001 Outstanding Costume Design William Ivey Long Winner
2001 Outstanding Director of a Musical Susan Stroman Winner
2001 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Gary Beach Winner
2001 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Cady Huffman Winner
2001 Outstanding Lighting Design Peter Kaczorowski Nominee
2001 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Winner
2001 Outstanding Set Design Robin Wagner Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2001 Actor in a Musical Matthew Broderick Nominee
2001 Actor in a Musical Nathan Lane Winner
2001 Book of a Musical Mel Brooks
Thomas Meehan
Winner
2001 Choreography Susan Stroman Winner
2001 Costume Design (Play or Musical) William Ivey Long Winner
2001 Direction of a Musical Susan Stroman Winner
2001 Featured Actor in a Musical Roger Bart Nominee
2001 Featured Actor in a Musical Gary Beach Winner
2001 Featured Actor in a Musical Brad Oscar Nominee
2001 Featured Actress in a Musical Cady Huffman Winner
2001 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Peter Kaczorowski Winner
2001 Musical   Winner
2001 Orchestrations Doug Besterman Winner
2001 Original Score Mel Brooks Winner
2001 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Robin Wagner Winner

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Apr. 22, 2007 47 $519,213
$1,042,163
-$25,217 $67.48
$241.50
7694
1706
8
0
56.37% -7.61%
Apr. 15, 2007 46 $544,430
$1,042,163
-$116,356 $62.35
$241.50
8732
1706
8
0
63.98% -16.91%
Apr. 8, 2007 45 $660,786
$1,042,163
$175,351 $59.85
$241.50
11040
1706
8
0
80.89% 22.30%
Apr. 1, 2007 44 $485,435
$1,042,163
- $60.71
$241.50
7996
1706
8
0
58.59% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $2,209,864
$4,168,652
  $62.60 35462
54592
32
0
64.96 %  
Cumulative
  $288,361,724
$329,102,358
  $77.60
$600.00
3672795
4322766
2502
33
84.96 %  
 
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