Legendary writer, producer, and director Mel Brooks joins the 'In Residence on Broadway' series at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre this June 17th and 18th, Live Nation announced on Monday.
The Oscar, Emmy, and Tony Award winner will bring some of his most memorable works to the stage in Mel Brooks on Broadway. He’ll be showing clips and telling stories in the magical two night event.
From the official press release:
“Mel Brooks, director, producer, writer and actor, is in an elite group as one of the few entertainers to earn all four major entertainment prizes – the Tony, the Emmy, Grammy, and Oscar. His career began in television writing for Your Show of Shows and together with Buck Henry creating the long running TV series Get Smart. He then teamed up with Carl Reiner to write and perform the Grammy-winning 2000 Year Old Man comedy albums & books. Brooks won his first Oscar in 1964 for writing and narrating the animated short The Critic and his second for the screenplay of his first feature film,The Producers in 1968. Many hit comedy films followed including The Twelve Chairs, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Silent Movie, High Anxiety, History of the World Part I, To Be or Not to Be, Spaceballs, Life Stinks, Robin Hood: Men in Tights and Dracula: Dead and Loving It. His film company, Brooks films Limited also produced critically acclaimed films such as The Elephant Man, The Fly, Frances, My Favorite Year and 84 Charring Cross Road.
Tickets will go on sale to the general public starting Tuesday, April 23at 10am through www.TicketMaster.com and by phone at 877-250-2929. A limited number of VIP experiences will be available for each performance.