Event alert: Would you believe a whole evening devoted to Get Smart with actress Barbara Feldon (Agent 99), Lee Pfeiffer (Cinema Retro magazine), and many scholars and enthusiasts? Mel Brooks (with Buck Henry) set his sights on the Spy Boom when he created one of his greatest parody projects. Get Smart ran from 1965-1970, and featured the hilarious missions of Control agents 99 (Feldon) and Maxwell Smart Agent 86 (comedian Don Adams/Inspector Gadget). Barbara Feldon Always in Control will take place at the Theatre 80 St Marks in NYC on September 16th. Confirm your plans under the Cone of Silence, tighten the laces on your shoe-phone, and join the party! Details from Cinema Retro: Join us for a fun filled laugh fest as we look back on 50 years of one of TV's most beloved sitcoms, GET SMART! Barbara Feldon (Secret Agent 99) and special guests TV and film actor Joseph Sirola (the villain Bronzefinger and Harvey Satan), Carl Birkmeyer (www.WouldYouBelieve.com), Lee Pfeiffer (Cinema Retro magazine) and GET SMART enthusiasts Nathan Sears and Paul Scrabo look back at this groundbreaking comedy in a benefit for the HoFoPro Foundation. Theatre 80 St Marks is a New York theatrical landmark with a long history of supporting the arts and aspiring artists. The special $50 package includes preferred seating for the event, plus an EXCLUSIVE post-show meet and greet with Barbara Feldon!" Ticket available here. Related posts: Agent 99 Song, Cone of Silence, Spy Kids Back in Trench Coats.
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