“The Producers” is a Mel Brooks masterpiece, based on the hit 1968 film of the same name, which chronicles the hilarious adventures of washed-up Broadway producer Max Bialystock and his mild-mannered accountant, Leo Bloom, as they scheme to get rich quick by producing the most notorious flop in the history of showbiz. It’s a comic tour-de-force that spoofs the big, old-fashioned Broadway musicals while paying tribute to them at the same time. The classic score contains such gems as “I Wanna Be a Producer,” “When You Got It, Flaunt It,” “Springtime for Hitler” and “Prisoners of love.
With a book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan and music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, “The Producers” will have Reno audiences rolling in their seats. This show unites the audience with its jokes, sight gags and over-the-top musical numbers. With 12 Tony Awards, “The Producers” has won more awards than any other show in history.