Join the incomparable Mel Brooks for an exclusive, inside look at his storied career, and the making of the legendary and groundbreaking movie Blazing Saddles. This outrageous masterpiece, considered one of the top comedy films of all time, will be presented on the big screen followed by a live conversation and audience Q&A with Mel Brooks himself. Somebody give the governor a harrumpp! Memorable and monumental, Mel Brooks and Blazing Saddles… back in the saddle again.
Mel Brooks delighted the capacity crowd with stories about his life and career, plus answered audience-submitted questions following a screening of his classic comedy “Blazing Saddles”… and had the audience mesmerized after their belly-aching laughter made it appear they were seeing the 1974 film for the first time.
He remains a creative, productive and funny force as well as an entertainment treasure. To be able to see him live is a true treat.
The storied life of Mel Brooks came to Costa Mesa on Sunday afternoon in the person of the man himself in “A Hilarious Live Conversation with Mel Brooks” at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, and for a highly appreciative audience of 3,000, it was one for the books.
Brooks’ stories almost as funny as jokes in ‘Blazing Saddles’