This loving tribute to Gene Wilder, an intimate portrayal of a versatile talent, celebrates his life and legacy as a comic genius. Born Jerome Silberman to a Jewish Milwaukee family, he discovered his comedic talent by making his mother laugh after her heart attack, later going on to delight millions. In iconic roles from Leo Bloom to Willy Wonka, and in comedy classics like Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein, he charmed audiences with his neurotic charisma and manic energy. Wilder also faced personal tragedy, losing his wife, comedian Gilda Radner, and later battling Alzheimer’s. Narrated by Wilder himself through his memoir audiobook, his versatility as an actor, writer, and director shines through clips, outtakes, and home movies, alongside insights from friends like Mel Brooks.+ More... - Less...
Sunday, February 18, 2024, 3:20 pm - 5:20 pm
2345 Cheshire Bridge Road
Atlanta, GA 30324