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Theatre & Performing Arts

Music Theater Works presents “The Producers: A Mel Brooks Musical”

Music Theater Works’ third production in the 2023 season, THE PRODUCERS A Mel Brooks Musical will run from August 10 – 20 at the Center Theatre at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts In Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie. The twelve time Tony Award-winning musical comedy with book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, with music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, is directed by L. Walter Stearns, assistant directed by Sawyer Smith, choreographed by Darryl K. Clark, assistant choreographed by Nick Johnson and music directed by Eugene Dizon.

A big, bawdy and brilliant Broadway show based on Mel Brooks’ classic film, THE PRODUCERS sets the standard for giant production numbers and modern, outrageous, in-your-face humor. This musical which debuted in 2001 became the record holder for the most Tony Awards ever received by a single production with 12 awards, including Best Musical.

Music Theater Works is a resident professional not-for-profit music theater founded in
1980. During its 42-year history it has presented more than 150 productions and intimate
presentations. Music Theater Works is a professional theater company whose mission is
to present works for the musical stage including historic repertoire, revitalizing the Golden Age of Broadway and earlier works, celebrating the Great American Songbook and introducing modern classics.

Tickets are now on sale from $39 to $106 with tickets for guests 25 years old and younger available at half-price at or by calling the Music Theater Works box office at the North Shore Center, 847.673.6300. Group discounts are available for groups of 10 or more by contacting 847.920.5360.


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