The Producers: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Producers tells the story of Max Bialystock, a struggling Broadway producer, and Leo Bloom, a soft-spoken accountant. Together, they scheme to create the biggest flop in Broadway history to scam their investors and make a fortune. They set out to find the worst script, director, and actors to bring their production to life. However, things take an unexpected turn when their musical becomes a surprising hit.

Musical Information

Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Musical Type: 1967 Film/Contemporary Musical (2001)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1950s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: Mel Brooks

Book: Thomas Meehan


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2001)➝


2000s, Based on a Movie, Comedic, Edgy, LGBTQ+, Mega Musical, Metamusical, Popular, Spring, Tap, Tony Award

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