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MUSOC presents The Producers 2014
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Musoc Presents The Producers 2014
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The University of Canterbury Musical Theatre Society Inc - MUSOC - is a charitable organisation. Our only goal is to put theatrical performances throughout the year - to entertain, to grow and to develop talent, and through doing this we hope our members have a great time.
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It's “opening night” for MUSOC's latest upcoming Broadway smash! Mel Brooks' great musical, The Producers, proudly brought to you by Kiwibank.
Based on Brooks' 1968 film of the same name, The Producers follows worrisome accountant, Leo Bloom alongside down and out Broadway Producer, Max Bialystock. A commercial roller- coaster ride awaits the pair as they explore all the intrigues, pleasures and absurdities that lace the perilous path towards fame and fortune in the great game of Broadway show business.
But the couple have a plan to change the game to their liking: put on the worst, most contemptible show New York has ever seen, and make off with the two million dollars raised. To do this, they seek out eccentric ex-Nazi, Franz Liebkind, who provides them with "Springtime for Hitler", the worst play ever written.
The would-be producers are also joined by Ulla, a beautiful, blonde Swedish bombshell, eager to 'flaunt-it' in their upcoming catastrophe. Homosexuality, Nazidom, and Show Biz: all and more are made light of and turned upside-down along the journey of Leo and Max in their pursuit of becoming the 'Kings of Broadway'.
Directed by Raoul Neave, with musical direction by Benjamin McKellar and choreography by Phoebe Clay, The Producers is bound to both pleasure and shock the senses. So prepare to be transported onto Broadway, with a unique arrangement of laughing, crying, 'sieg heil-ing' cast and ensemble in this latest hit show from MUSOC.
22/01/2014 at 2:51 PM
We have just started our PledgeMe for this season of Musoc presents The Producers. We really look forward to your support and hope to see you at the show. Any questions please get in touch with us at [email protected]