"The Producers" opens Friday, March 9th, on the Main Stage at Backdoor Theatre. It runs Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through at least March 24. Thursday shows start at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday shows start at 8p.m.
Production is directed by Larry Sharp with assistant director David Cerreta. The cast includes long time Backdoor performers as well as many new members of the Backdoor Theatre family.
The book the production is based on is by Mel Brooks & Thomas Meehan, the music & lyrics are by Mel Brooks. "The Producers" is a musical adapted from Brooks' 1968 film. The original Broadway production opened at the St. James Theatre on April 19, 2001. It ran for 2,502 performances and won 12 Tony Awards.