Pictured: Eric Morris
The MTH Theater at Crown Center has announced casting for its August production of Mel Brooks’ stage version of THE PRODUCERS, directed and choreographed by DJ Salisbury. The cast is led by Ryan Hruza and Eric Morris in the roles of Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom, along with Brooke Lacy as Ulla. The ensemble includes Taylor Avazpour, Martin Buchanan, Al Burnes, Aime Lederman, Rebecca Munoz, Tim Noland, Mike Ott, Erica Punch, Stefanie Stevens, Andrea Strickler, and Francisco Javier “Pancho” Villegas. The production team includes Jeremy Watson leading the music, scenic design by Tijana Bjelajac, lighting design by Shane Rowse, sound design by John Hileman, and costume design by Nancy Robinson.
“We’re so excited to collaborate with DJ on THE PRODUCERS. His ideas about bringing a traditionally big musical into our seven-row theater are so fresh and innovative that I can’t wait to see how audiences react,” said MTH Executive Director Chad Gerlt. THE PRODUCERS won a record twelve Tony Awards when it debuted on Broadway.
The MTH production runs from August 9 – 26 at their Crown Center space. For more info, call the MTH Box Office at 816.221.6987 or visit www.mthkc.com.