THE PRODUCERS of Village Players of Birmingham

After two years in the making, The Producers finally shines in the spotlight as they bring the 99th season of Village Players to a close.

“We were originally supposed to do the show in May 2020,” said Michael Gravame of Detroit, the director of The Producers. “But with just two weeks of rehearsals, the show was closed due to Covid. Now, two years later, I’m delighted that we are finally able to produce Mel Brooks’ hysterical musical to close our season.

Don’t miss this hilarious story about Max Bialystock (Ed O’Sullivan) and Leo Bloom (Joel Frazee), who try to oversell a Broadway flop only to run into complications when the show unexpectedly turns out to be a hit. Highlights include “Springtime for Hitler” “I Wanna Be a Producer”, “When you Got It, Flaunt It”, “We Can Do It” and “Where Did We Go Right?” You will enjoy every crazy minute!

Village Players is delighted to be able to present the Tony Award Winning costumes by William Ivey Long. The hit comedy also includes over 160 costumes, 35 wigs, 250 props, 23 actors, 13 horny little old ladies, 12 different sets and 10,000 beads on the Chrysler build dress.

Producer dates and times are May 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21 at 8:00 p.m. and May 8, 15, and 22 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $20 (plus a $1.00 processing fee for each ticket order) and are available online at or by calling the theater box office at 248-644-2075. The Village Players Playhouse is located at 34660 Woodward Avenue in Birmingham. Anyone with questions regarding our COVID policy can view the most up-to-date information on our website at

Photo Credit: Birmingham Village Players

Ed O’Sullivan and Company

Photos: THE PRODUCERS at the Birmingham Players Village

Ed O’Sullivan and Tania L. Velinsky

Photos: THE PRODUCERS at the Birmingham Players Village

Ed O’Sullivan and Joel Frazee

Photos: THE PRODUCERS at the Birmingham Players Village

Taylor Towers, Ed O’Sullivan and Joel Frazee