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@MelBrooks - 5/16/16 08:17pm I'm told there are a few seats left to see Blazing Saddles with me in Hartford, CT this Sunday - don't miss it! https://t.co/QTeBSCtlgb


@MelBrooks - 4/19/16 06:42pm Today is the 15th anniversary of the opening night for 'The Producers’ on Broadway https://t.co/Rdm0l9ixaY


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Date of Birth: June 28, 1926 (89)
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Gender: Male
1ST THURSDAY: AFTER HOURS Returns to Granada Theatre in June1ST THURSDAY: AFTER HOURS Returns to Granada Theatre in June
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

1st Thursday: After Hours returns this June to The Granada Theatre! On Thursday, June 2nd from 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm, the community is invited to continue their 1st Thursday festivities that evening at the theater, and enjoy sneak previews on the big screen of The Granada Theatre Summer Film Series, live entertainment by The Brazilian Culture Arts Center, wine tasting and more! (more...)

Way Off Broadway to Host Princess Breakfast 2016, 8/13Way Off Broadway to Host Princess Breakfast 2016, 8/13
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Way Off Broadway has announced that it is once again time for all of the young princesses in the land and their families to come together for this year's Princess Breakfast, The Fairytale Forest Fashion Show. This special family event will be held on Saturday morning, August 13th beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the theatre. (more...)

Granada Theatre Sets Summer Film SeriesGranada Theatre Sets Summer Film Series
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

The Granada Theatre is kicking off their widely popular Summer Film Series with a bang! During the opening week of the Summer Film Series, Monday May 23 - Wednesday May 25, The Granada will host a series of free events, and invites the entire community to join in the fun! The Granada will also launch their first-ever Summer Film Passport, a fun program guests can participate in all summer long, and have the chance to win prizes! Moviegoers will have the unique opportunity to watch films like nowhere else in Santa Barbara; on The Granada's digital cinema system, featuring a state-of-the-art rear-projection screen. (more...)

Mercury Theater Chicago to Host 'Producing THE PRODUCERS' Post-Show DiscussionMercury Theater Chicago to Host 'Producing THE PRODUCERS' Post-Show Discussion
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

On Sunday, May 29th at 5:30pm Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, will host a post-show discussion titled 'Producing THE PRODUCERS' led by director and producer L. Walter Stearns and the cast of THE PRODUCERS. (more...)

THE PRODUCERS to Run 5/27-6/26 at Omaha Community PlayhouseTHE PRODUCERS to Run 5/27-6/26 at Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

The Producers, running May 27 - June 26, 2016 in the Hawks Mainstage Theatre at the Omaha Community Playhouse, is the hilarious, lively and absurd Mel Brooks comedy that follows producers Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom on their quest to become filthy rich. (more...)

Ina Garten Launches Multi-City Tour to Promote COOKING FOR JEFFREY: A BAREFOOT CONTESSA COOKBOOKIna Garten Launches Multi-City Tour to Promote COOKING FOR JEFFREY: A BAREFOOT CONTESSA COOKBOOK
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Williams-Sonoma announces a multi-city event series with Ina Garten to launch her new cookbook, Cooking for Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook (Clarkson Potter; on sale October 25, 2016; $35.00; Hardcover). The events, produced by Mills Entertainment, begin on November 2 in Tampa, FL and conclude in Mesa, AZ on November 15. Starting today, Williams-Sonoma will be offering a limited supply of signed cookbooks for presale in advance of the event. Williams-Sonoma customers will also have first access to tickets for the tour. (more...)

BAREFOOT CONTESSA's Ina Garten to Appear at Mesa Arts Center This FallBAREFOOT CONTESSA's Ina Garten to Appear at Mesa Arts Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Ina Garten, one of the country's most beloved culinary icons, author of nine New York Times bestselling cookbooks and host of the popular Emmy and James Beard Award-winning BAREFOOT CONTESSA BACK TO BASICS show on Food Network, is coming to Mesa Arts Center, on Tuesday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Tony Winner Mel Brooks to Appear at Radio City Music Hall This SeptemberTony Winner Mel Brooks to Appear at Radio City Music Hall This September
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2016

The Madison Square Garden Company and Mills Entertainment announced today that Mel Brooks will take the Radio City Music Hall stage on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 7:30PM for an exclusive inside look at his storied career and the making of the legendary and groundbreaking movie Blazing Saddles. (more...)

Bid On Signed Prints from 'On Broadway: From Rent to Revolution,' Support BC/EFABid On Signed Prints from 'On Broadway: From Rent to Revolution,' Support BC/EFA
by Michael Dale - May 13, 2016

The just-released book features classic Broadway poster art and never-before-published preliminary posters (more...)

Online Auction Featuring Autographed Broadway Show Art Now OpenOnline Auction Featuring Autographed Broadway Show Art Now Open
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Online bidding is now open on 13 auction lots of custom autographed prints, celebrating the work of SpotCo, one of Broadway's leading advertising agencies. Each print features the final poster art of a show along with three rare, never-before-published preliminary posters. (more...)

Lake Forest Theatre's Inaugural Season to Feature A CHORUS LINE & MoreLake Forest Theatre's Inaugural Season to Feature A CHORUS LINE & More
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Managing Artistic Director Steve Malone announces the opening of Lake Forest Theatre with its Inaugural Season. Starting in June 2016, the season will include three musicals with 10 Tony awards combined: THE SECRET GARDEN (Previewing June 10 and opening June 11 at 8pm) and, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, and A CHORUS LINE. The shows will be held at the newly renovated John & Nancy Hughes Theatre in downtown Lake Forest. The long-term vision for Lake Forest Theatre is to build a brand new venue. Lake Forest Theatre will also host two special events this season. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PRODUCERS at Schenectady Light Opera CompanyBWW Review: THE PRODUCERS at Schenectady Light Opera Company
by Gianluca Russo - May 11, 2016

A musical formed by the geniuses of Mel Brooks, Nathan Lane, and Matthew Broderick would no doubt be a comedic masterpiece, and that is exactly what The Producers is. This critically acclaimed musical opened on Broadway in 2001 and broke the limit for the most Tony Award wins with 12, though Hamilton will most likely take that title soon. Schenectady Light Opera Company has taken a swing at putting on a production of this loved show this past week and, much like with the Broadway production, they have knocked it out of the park. (more...)

Steven Spielberg to Present John Williams with AFI Life Achievement Award on TNTSteven Spielberg to Present John Williams with AFI Life Achievement Award on TNT
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2016

Steven Spielberg will present John Williams with the American Film Institute's (AFI) 44th Life Achievement Award. This marks the first time in AFI history that America's highest honor for a career in film will be bestowed upon a composer. (more...)

Elena Shaddow, Jason Gotay, PJ Benjamin, Kevin Cahoon & More Join The Muny's 98th Season!Elena Shaddow, Jason Gotay, PJ Benjamin, Kevin Cahoon & More Join The Muny's 98th Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Following its initial casting announcement in April, The Muny announced today additional principal cast members for its spectacular 98th season. The 2016 Muny season opens with The Wizard of Oz followed by 42nd Street and The Music Man. The season includes the premieres of the popular Mel Brooks comedy, Young Frankenstein and world-wide megahit, Mamma Mia!, and closes with Fiddler on the Roof and Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida. (more...)

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Dances Into Concord, MA This JuneYOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Dances Into Concord, MA This June
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2016

The Alexander Children's Theatre School (ACTS), in residence at the Umbrella Community Arts Center (40 Stow Street, Concord, MA), is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for their upcoming production of YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN: THE MUSICAL, running Friday, June 3 at 7:30 pm, Saturday, June 4 at 2:00 and 7:30 pm, and Sunday, June 5 at 4:00 pm. (more...)

HAIR, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER & More Set for Metropolis' 2016-17 SeasonHAIR, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER & More Set for Metropolis' 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

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'MARLOWE', WAR PAINT, JERUSALEM, TWELFTH NIGHT and More Among Summer Theatre Highlights in Chicago'MARLOWE', WAR PAINT, JERUSALEM, TWELFTH NIGHT and More Among Summer Theatre Highlights in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The Chicago theater community will present a wide variety of plays and musicals, as well as dance and concert offerings this summer. In support, the League of Chicago Theatres will once again create a comprehensive Summer Theater Guide that will be available at hotels, theaters, events, and destinations across the Chicago area. (more...)

BWW Review: Sweating Bullets at BULLETS OVER BROADWAY to Little EffectBWW Review: Sweating Bullets at BULLETS OVER BROADWAY to Little Effect
by Patrick O'Brien - Apr 27, 2016

Woody Allen's film is promising source material for a musical. This is what we got. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Kristin Chenoweth, Vanessa Williams & More to Perform in Martha's Vineyard This SummerPatti LuPone, Kristin Chenoweth, Vanessa Williams & More to Perform in Martha's Vineyard This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Producer Mark Cortale is bringing his acclaimed Broadway concert series to Martha's Vineyard this summer. Since launching the fledgling Broadway @ The Art House concert series with Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky in Provincetown in 2011, the Broadway @ series has become a veritable star-magnet and has exploded beyond picturesque P-Town to launch outposts everywhere from Los Angeles to London. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mercury Theater Chicago's THE PRODUCERSPhoto Flash: First Look at Mercury Theater Chicago's THE PRODUCERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Mercury Theater Chicago presents the award winning musical comedy sensation THE PRODUCERS, running now through June 26, 2016. It is truly a "boffo" hit, winning a record twelve Tony Awards and wowing capacity crowds night after night. The production is led by Jeff-Award winners L. Walter Stearns (Director), Eugene Dizon (Musical Director), and Brigitte Ditmars (Choreography). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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