Little Theatre of Owatonna presents Mel Brooks comedy "The Producers." The play runs June 18-27 at the West Hills Auditorium.

Dates for the performance are

  • Thursday June 18, 7:30PM
  • Friday June 19, 7:30PM
  • Saturday June 20, 7:30PM
  • Sunday June 21, 2PM
  • Thursday June 25, 7:30PM
  • Friday June 26, 7:30PM
  • Saturday June 27, 7:30PM

"The Producers," created by Mel Brooks, tells the story of a tough-luck Broadway producer who figures producing a flop could bring in big money. So he sets out to hire the worst director and actors he can find. For the Owatonna production, Erik Eitrheim plays the role of Max. Patrick McColley will be Leo. Betsy Cole performs as Ulla. See the full cast.

Brooks wrote the story in the 1960s and won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay as the film's director. In 2001 the musical won a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards.

Ticket sales begin at the Little Theatre of Owatonna on Monday, June 15. Box office hours are Monday through Thursday 4-6:30PM on non-performance nights. On performance nights the box office opens at 4PM Thursday and Friday, 5:30PM on Saturday and 12:30PM on Sunday. Adults are $14 and students are $10. The box office phone number is 451-0764.

LTO has also announced the lineup for the 2015-16 season.

  • "The Foreigner"
  • "The Christmas Carol"
  • "Harvey"
  • "Alice's Adventure in Wonderland"
  • "Grease"
Little Theatre of Owatonna presents "The Producers." Opening night is Thursday, June 18. Submitted poster from LTO