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The Producers - 2003 - Canada

Based on the film by Mel Brooks

A New Mel Brooks Musical. Adapted by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan from Brooks’ 1968 film of the same name, with lyrics by Brooks and music by Brooks and Glen Kelly. As in the film, the story concerns two theatrical producers who scheme to get rich by overselling interests in a Broadway flop. Complications arise when the show unexpectedly turns out to be successful.

The original production opened on Broadway on April 19, 2001, starring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, and ran for 2,502 performances, winning a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards. It spawned a successful London production running for three years, national tours, many productions internationally and a 2005 film version.


Canon Theatre

(Toronto, )
244 Victoria Street (faces 263 Yonge Street near Dundas)
by Student Blogger: Maria Pauer - Jul 9, 2020
Theatre is a tricky business. You want to tell new and original stories, but at the same time you want to make sure the money invested in a new show is well spent, and you'll make that money back. So what do you do?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020
Tony Award-winning producer, Ken Davenport (Once On This Island) launches his new season of The Producer's Perspective Podcast today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020
The Australian tour of the hilarious New York and Las Vegas hit Friends! The Musical Parody is being re-scheduled. But don't worry, we will still be there for you!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020
Metta Theatre and Aria Entertainment are joining forces to produce a brand-new life affirming musical THE RHYTHMICS.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 7, 2020
On Friday, July 10, Hulu will debut its new film, Palm Springs, starring Andy Samberg, Cristin Milioti, Peter Gallagher, J.K. Simmons, Meredith Hagner, Camila Mendes, and Tyler Hoechlin.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020
Although we're stuck home away from the theater, SOOP Theatre Company will bring the theater to you with their 'Virtual' Summer Workshops!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
Following the UK Government shutdown of theatres in March, the producers of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a musical comedy, have rescheduled the new UK & Ireland Tour to dates in 2021. 
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2020
Quentin Garzón and Adam Jacobs performed a rendition of 'Make It Right' from The Prince of Egypt.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that André Ptaszynski, British theatre producer and board member at the National Theatre, has died at age 66.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
Michael Riedel's new book Singular Sensation: The Triumph of Broadway, is set to be published on November 10, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020
Grammy Award nominee Jawan M. Jackson, who originated the role of Melvin Franklin in Broadway's AIN'T TOO PROUD - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS, has been tapped to play the role of Jake in Theresa Rebeck's comedy THE UNDERSTUDY for Play Reading Fridays.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020
Lesli Margherita (Matilda; Dames At Sea) and Andrew Kober (Hair; School of Rock) will star as Roxanne and Harry, respectively, in Play Reading Fridays' production of Theresa Rebeck's comedy a?oeThe Understudya?? benefiting The Actors Fund.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020
Harlem9 recently announced that their 10th Anniversary would be Digital. Last year, 2019, was the first year that the Obie Award-Winning collective went National.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2020
Tomorrow, Saturday July 25th at 2pm, will offer Bernard Shaw's high-flying comedy Misalliance, featuring Marc delaCruz, Dan Domingues, Midori Francis, Peter Francis James, Teresa Avia Lim, Jamie Sanders, Thom Sesma, Ryan Spahn, and Sharon Washington.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
SLEEPLESS, which will begin socially distanced indoor performances at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre on 25 August, will begin using a new accurate COVID-19 test on cast, musicians, crew and theatre staff on a daily basis during rehearsals and during the run of the show. ests results will be sent directly to crew, cast and staff phones via a secure app within an hour of a swab being taken.
by Jim Munson - Jul 23, 2020
We Stand Together, a one-night virtual benefit in support of justice for Black lives, will premiere at 7:00pm PDT on Thursday, July 23rd on both Youtube and Facebook. It will include appearances by Sheila E., Mahershala Ali, Misty Copeland, Ledisi and a host of other top artists, activists and community figures. While event is free of charge, donations are encouraged. Funds raised will benefit three organizations: Elevate Oakland, YR Media and Black Lives Matter Global Network [Arts & Culture]. For additional information, please visit BroadwayWorld spoke recently with Sheila E. while she was in the midst of final preparations for the event.
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
Emmy Award-nominated producers Guy Carrington, Reginald Hudlin, David Jammy and Ian Stewart will executive produce the 72nd Emmy Awards along with previously announced host and executive producer Jimmy Kimmel. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
Co-founders T. Oliver Reid, Warren Adams, and Reginald 'Reggie' Van Lee, along with Executive Director Afton Battle and Board Member Aaliytha Stevens, announced today the formation of the Black Theatre Coalition.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
Company on Broadway has shared that they will be hiring 10 young black men and women for paid internships in every department of the production when Broadway resumes. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2020
Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with Arvind Ethan David and Brian Moreland, the producers of #WhileWeBreathe: A Night of Creative Protest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020
Dungeons + Drama Nerds is a podcast exploring the intersection of theatre and tabletop role-playing games (TTRPGS) produced by dramaturgs Todd Brian Backus (Portland Stage, PowerOut), Percy Hornak (Arena Stage, Team Awesome Robot), and Nick Orvis (Premiere Stages), and is mixed and edited by Anthony Sertel Dean (New York Neo-Futurists).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020
The producers of the first new production in 25 years of Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey's iconic musical GREASE, have announced that the show will tour the UK and Ireland in 2021. The musical was due to tour in 2020 but had to be postponed due to COVID-19.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020
The reopening of Dear Evan Hansen in the West End has been delayed until 2021, WhatsOnStage reports. The exact date of re-opening has yet to be announced, but producers say the show will return 'as early as practical next year.'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020
Music Mountain Theatre presents Louis, Katie & Patrick, a Cabaret show featuring the vocal stylings of Louis Palena and Katie Rochon. Louis Palena is the co-artistic director at Music Mountain Theatre and an accomplished performer.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020
It's our last #BwayWorldFanArt challenge! Check out these masterpieces of our readers' favorite characters! Plus, read about our new art challenge BroadwayWorld Remix!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020
Rubicon Theatre of Ventura continues the company's Safe-Distance Drive-In Theatre Concert Benefit Series when Broadway veterans and beloved Southern California musical icons come together for a 30th Anniversary Concert celebrating the music of the hit show FOREVER PLAID.
by Jim Munson - Jul 21, 2020
Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba and Tony Award nominee Patrick Page head the dynamic cast of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's benefit online reading of Shakespeare in Vegas, a rollicking comedy by Suzanne Bradbeer. Presented by TheatreWorks' New Works from Home program in partnership with Vegas Theatre Company, this fizzy comedy features the unlikely pairing of a Vegas impresario with a dream and a despondent New York actor who join forces to bring the Bard of Avon to Sin City. Directed by Las Vegas native and TheatreWorks' Artistic Associate and Director of New Works Giovanna Sardelli, Shakespeare in Vegas will be offered via video streaming from Thursday, July 23rd at 6PM (PT) until Monday, July 27th at 6PM (PT). A link to stream the show will be available at for no charge, although donations are encouraged to support the 2019 Regional Theatre Tony-winning TheatreWorks Silicon ValleyBroadwayWorld recently caught up with Karen Ziemba from her home in New York. Her remarkable career includes 11 Broadways shows, countless Off-Broadway and regional theater appearances, and a few national tours for good measure.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020
Music Mountain Theatre will present Louis, Katie & Patrick, a Cabaret show featuring the vocal stylings of Louis Palena and Katie Rochon. Louis Palena is the co-artistic director at MMT and an accomplished performer.
by Kerrie Nicholson - Jul 20, 2020
West End stars Jon Robyns and Alice Fearn tell us all about West End Drive-In, life in lockdown, and their hopes for the future of the industry
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2020
A letter to the Chancellor has been signed by performers along with record labels, venues and other arts sector organisations.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2020
It has been reported that Andrew Lloyd Webber's LW Theatres have begun redundancy consultations, while the Southbank Centre has confirmed 400 jobs are at risk.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020
MAMMA MIA!, presented in Japan by Shiki Theatre Company, opened at the Kanagawa Arts Center in Yokohama, Japan yesterday, 14 July 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020
In line with current government advice to prevent the spread of COVID-19, performances of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Melbourne's Princess Theatre will be suspended for a further five weeks.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2020
Jesse Tyler Ferguson and husband Justin Mikita have welcomed their first child, a son named Beckett Mercer!
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2020
Thomas Kail, the director of Hamilton, and producer Jennifer Todd partnered to form a new television company. According to Deadline, the duo also signed a multi-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV. Kail and Todd will develop for all platforms under Kail's Old 320 Sycamore Pictures banner.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 5, 2020
A new video has been released of Kimberley Walsh singing 'Outta My Hands' from the new musical SLEEPLESS, A Musical Romance, which will begin socially distanced indoor performances at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre from 25 August. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020
Each concert will kick off with a live premiere event, featuring a special chat (which will include the performer) and will then be on-demand for 30 days on BroadwayWorld Events.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020
The Theatre Podcast with Alan Seales presents James Harkness. From dancing in high school in Texas, to evening dance classes in San Diego while in the Navy, this Broadway veteran shares his unexpected journey to Broadway, and how the 'business kept finding him.'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020
Since April, MusicalFare Theatre has presented Livestreaming Cabarets every Third Thursday of the month. Collectively, those cabarets have had thousands of people watching from home - not just from from WNY, but from all over the country and the world!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020
The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT), dedicated to advancing entertainment and performing arts that inspire social change, announced today that award-winning producer Stephanie Allain has been named the 2020 recipient of the PGA/UCLA Vision Award.
by BWW Prompts - Aug 3, 2020
Today we asked our readers which theatrical superstition means the most to them!
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2020
Multi-platinum and global award-winning superstar singer/songwriter Christina Aguilera performs the original song, a?oeLoyal Brave Truea?? in the music video directed by a?oeMulana?? feature director Niki Caro (a?oeThe Zookeepera??s Wife,a?? a?oeMcFarland, USAa??). 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020
In celebration of the premiere of his Radio Free Birdland Concert tonight, Max von Essen will be taking over our Instagram today!
by Adrienne Proctor - Aug 13, 2020
Joshua T. McGowen is a favorite performer in the OKC theatre and Drag scenes. In his exclusive interview with Broadway World, he talks about some of his favorite roles, what he's been doing during the pandemic, and what his dream role is. His Q&A Artist spotlight is here!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020
On March 16 2020, The Last Five Years at Southwark Playhouse was cut short owing to the global pandemic. This October, Southwark Playhouse will welcome back the same production to pick up exactly where it left off (with added Perspex and socially distanced audiences).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020
Diana might not be playing on Broadway right now, but it will soon get a royal welcome on Netflix. BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that the musical, which played for nine previews at the Longacre Theatre before Broadway shut down on March 12, will premiere on Netflix next year ahead of the Broadway opening.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020
Actors' Equity Association has announced that it has approved a safety plan for the Broadway Production of Diana: A True Musical Story.
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2020
The producers of Taiwan Film Festival Edinburgh are pleased to announce their plans for the first ever, free to access Festival, taking place digitally between 18 and 27 of September at Originally planned as a physical event, the Festival was repivoted to a purely digital form in light of the global pandemic of Covid-19.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2020
The album for brand-new life affirming musical THE RHYTHMICS, is now available via Spotify, iTunes, Amazon Music, Apple Music and many other digital platforms.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2020
Creative organizations across Nevada and the Las Vegas area have launched Producers Alliance of Southern Nevada.