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@MelBrooks - 8/29/16 03:47pm Gene Wilder-One of the truly great talents of our time. He blessed every film we did with his magic & he blessed me with his friendship.


@MelBrooks - 8/26/16 08:21pm We lost Jack Riley this week. One of the brightest, sweetest actors I've ever worked with. I will miss him so much.


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Mel Brooks News

Date of Birth: June 28, 1926 (90)
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Hottest Articles on BWW 8/23/2016 - 8/30/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 8/23/2016 - 8/30/2016
by - Aug 30, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 8/23/2016 - 8/30/2016. (more...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 8/30 - 9/2 on NBCScoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 8/30 - 9/2 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Aug 30, 2016

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 8/30 - 9/2, airing on NBC (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 8/30/2016 - MY FAIR LADY in Sydney and More!Broadway AM Report, 8/30/2016 - MY FAIR LADY in Sydney and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 30, 2016

Today's big news: Off-Broadway's Signature Theatre hosts an open house for students, CHICAGO presents a free concert at SummerStage, and MY FAIR LADY, directed by Julie Andrews, starts tonight in Sydney! (more...)

AUDIO: Gene Wilder's Nephew, Jordan Walker-Pearlman, Shares Touching RemembrancesAUDIO: Gene Wilder's Nephew, Jordan Walker-Pearlman, Shares Touching Remembrances
by Michael Dale - Aug 29, 2016

Gene Wilder, who originated the role of Billy Bibbit in the original 1963 Broadway production of ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST and went on to star film classics like THE PRODUCERS, BLAZING SADDLES, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN and WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, died today from complications of Alzheimer's disease.  He was 83. (more...)


by Movies News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

MOVIES! Network is remembering actor Gene Wilder with a special presentation of "The Producers" this Wednesday night at 8 PM ET. (more...)

Gene Wilder, Star of 'WILLY WONKA', Mel Brooks Films and More, Dies at 83Gene Wilder, Star of 'WILLY WONKA', Mel Brooks Films and More, Dies at 83
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Gene Wilder, star of WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - which will soon grace Broadway in a new musical adaptation - and Mel Brooks films such as THE PRODUCERS, BLAZING SADDLES and YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, died today, August 29, from complications of Alzheimer's disease. He was 83. (more...)

David Josefsberg, Michael Kostroff and Ashley Spencer to Lead THE PRODUCERS at Paper Mill; Cast Announced!David Josefsberg, Michael Kostroff and Ashley Spencer to Lead THE PRODUCERS at Paper Mill; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has just announced complete casting for Mel Brooks' award-winning musical The Producers, directed by Don Stephenson and choreographed by Bill Burns. The Producers features music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, a book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, and the original Broadway direction and choreography by Susan Stroman. (more...)

Analisa Leaming and Nathaniel Hackmann to Star in SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS at Ogunquit PlayhouseAnalisa Leaming and Nathaniel Hackmann to Star in SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Pull up your boots and hold onto your hats when this all-dancing, all-singing, all-new production of the rip-roarin' musical comedy classic bursts onto the Ogunquit Playhouse stage September 7 to October 1. (more...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 8/26 - 9/1 on NBCScoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 8/26 - 9/1 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Aug 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 8/26 - 9/1, airing on NBC (more...)

HBO Announces Upcoming Stand-Up Specials Starring Tracey Ullman & MoreHBO Announces Upcoming Stand-Up Specials Starring Tracey Ullman & More
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

HBO gets funny in upcoming months withstand-up specials starring hot talents Jerrod Carmichael, Pete Holmes and T.J. Miller, ALL DEF COMEDY from executive producer Russell Simmons and the return of longtime HBO favorite Tracey Ullman (more...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 8/25 - 8/31 on NBCScoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 8/25 - 8/31 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Aug 25, 2016

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 8/25 - 8/31, airing on NBC (more...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBCScoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBC
by TV Scoop - Aug 24, 2016

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, airing on NBC (more...)

Mel Brooks Is Back In The BLAZING SADDLES; Screening And Conversation at Radio City Music HallMel Brooks Is Back In The BLAZING SADDLES; Screening And Conversation at Radio City Music Hall
by Michael Dale - Aug 23, 2016

At the end of Mel Brooks' Broadway musical adaptation of his film classic 'Young Frankenstein,' there's the quick lyrical suggestion that a song and dance version of his 1974 western spoof 'Blazing Saddles' is on the way. Does the 90-year-old comedy legend still have it in the works? Perhaps someone will ask when Mel Brooks takes the stage of Radio City Music Hall on September 1st after a 7:30pm screening of 'Blazing Saddles.' (more...)

Guest Blog: Playwright Dave Hanson On WAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOTGuest Blog: Playwright Dave Hanson On WAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOT
by Guest Blogger: Dave Hanson - Aug 22, 2016

Playwright Dave Hanson on Beckett parody Waiting For Waiting For Godot at St James Theatre (more...)

BWW Review: Rose-Mock's THE PRODUCERS A Satiric MasterpieceBWW Review: Rose-Mock's THE PRODUCERS A Satiric Masterpiece
by Trevor Durham - Aug 20, 2016

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Tony Danza to Bring STANDARDS & STORIES to Brooklyn Center This FallTony Danza to Bring STANDARDS & STORIES to Brooklyn Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 3pm with Emmy-nominated song-and-dance man Tony Danza performing his newest one-man show, Standards & Stories. (more...)

Bryan Banville and John Massey to Star in San Diego Musical Theatre's THE PRODUCERS; Cast, Creatives Set!Bryan Banville and John Massey to Star in San Diego Musical Theatre's THE PRODUCERS; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

San Diego Musical Theatre announced today the cast and creative team for the San Diego Regional Premiere of The Producers. (more...)

Top 10 Screen To Stage Musical AdaptationsTop 10 Screen To Stage Musical Adaptations
by Marianka Swain - Aug 17, 2016

The path from screen to stage hasn't always been a smooth one, and celluloid success is no guarantee of musical triumph (just ask the Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark team). But London is currently awash with popular medium-jumpers, from Aladdin and The Bodyguard to new musical Groundhog Day, which opened last night at the Old Vic. Here are 10 of the best screen to stage adaptations. (more...)

Disney's 101 DALMATIONS Returns to the Children's TheatreDisney's 101 DALMATIONS Returns to the Children's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

A large part of The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre's goal has been to bring entertainment for all ages to the Frederick stage.  The area's only year-round producing theatre has done just that with its popular Children's Theatre.  Opened in 1996, Way Off Broadway's Children's Theatre produces shows the entire family can enjoy.  In the beginning, it produced original musical stage adaptations of classic fairytales.  (more...)

BWW Preview: 2016-2017 Theatre Season Guide - Full of Promise - We Review, You Decide!BWW Preview: 2016-2017 Theatre Season Guide - Full of Promise - We Review, You Decide!
by Herbert Paine - Aug 15, 2016

A full and diverse menu of theatrical offerings for young and old and every persuasion is on tap for the 2016-2017 Season in the Phoenix region. It is reflective of the evolution of the performing arts in the Valley of the Sun. Lots ~ old and new, comforting and provocative, comedy and drama ~ for the savvy theatre-goer to see and assess. (more...)

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