Photo Flash: Paramount Theatre Celebrates Another Big Hit At THE PRODUCERS Opening Night
Paramount Theatre opened its new Broadway Series production of Mel Brooks's The Producers on Saturday, February 9 to a full house, an instant standing ovation and uniformly critical acclaim.
The Producers runs at Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL through March 17. For tickets and information, visit paramountaurora.com or call (630) 896-6666.
Enjoy these opening night after-party pics by Thomas J. King.
Blake Hammond (left) plays Max Bialystock and Jake Morrissy plays Leo Bloom in The Producers, now through March 17 at Aurora's Paramount Theatre. Production photo by Liz Lauren.
Ivory Leonard IV (left) and Bernell Lassai III, cast members in Paramount Theatre's The Producers, celebrate at the opening night after party.
Celebrating at Paramount's Producers after-party were (front row, from left) Brittainy Barrattia with Gray Talent, cast members Jenna Coker-Jones, Sara Reinecke, Jessica Palkovic, (back row, from left) Bernell Lassai III, Sean Blake, Gray Talent's Noelle Humbert, and cast members J Tyler Whitmer, Jake Morrissy, Adam Fane and Anthony Sullivan Jr.
Elyse Collier (right), who is wowing audiences as Ulla in Paramount Theatre's The Producers, celebrated with husband Peter Swiatek at the opening night after party.
Ron E. Rains (left), who plays Franz Liebkind in Paramount Theatre's The Producers, with Paramount's casting director Trent Stork at the opening night party.
Paramount Theatre opened its new production of Mel Brooks's The Producers to a full house, an instant standing ovation, uniformly critical accolades and this full company shot with director Jim Corti front and center. The Chicago Tribune responded by asking "Do they dare? Oh, they do" and theChicago Sun-Times wrote "This. Is. Bonkers. Stupendous!"
Sean Blake (left), who won over the opening night audience as director Roger DeBris, celebrated after the show with ChicagoNow.com "Let's Play" critics, Brenda and Rick McCain.