Blazing Saddles

Gene Wilder Tribute

October 9–November 27, 2016
Gene Wilder (1933-2016) was a beloved film and theater actor, screenwriter, director, and author whose death in August saddened millions of fans around the world. With a warmly engaging persona and unparalleled flair for madcap comic invention, he had a unique talent that was immortalized in a number of films. This tribute series includes three of his greatest performances: Young Frankenstein (which he co-wrote), Blazing Saddles, and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.