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Mel Brooks to Share Stories at 'Blazing Saddles' Screening



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    FILE - This June 6, 2013 file photo shows honoree Mel Brooks onstage for the American Film Institute's 41st Lifetime Achievement Award Gala in Los Angeles. Brooks will star in his first solo show Monday, April 28, 2014, at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles. It’s being billed as an “an introspective retrospective.” The 87-year-old writer and director of comedy classics including "The Producers," "Blazing Saddles," "Young Frankenstein" and "History of the World: Part I" has won Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards. (Photo by Chris Pizello/Invision/AP, File)

    Comedian Mel Brooks will share stories from his career and life at the Kennedy Center after a screening of "Blazing Saddles.''

    The 2009 Kennedy Center honoree will appear at the concert hall Feb. 6 after a screening of the 1974 satire of Westerns.

    The film will be followed by an audience-led Q&A session with Brooks.

    The director, producer, writer and actor is one of the few entertainers to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony. He's known for many movies including "The Producers,'' "Young Frankenstein,'' "History of the World Part I'' and "Spaceballs.''