Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor in Stir Crazy. (Promotional Photo / October 8, 2012)

Mr. Willy Wonka himself, Gene Wilder, will be appearing at the Avon this Wednesday for a screening of the 1980 film Stir Crazy, which he starred in alongside Richard Pryor. The pair play a couple of unemployed guys that take a promotional job that requires them to dress up like woodpeckers. But them some other guys in woodpecker suits rob a bank and they become prime suspects. Ask Wilder questions about the film and his other amazing films immediately following the movie.


Stir Crazy

The Avon Theatre, 272 Bedford St., Stamford, (203) 967-3660, Wed., Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m. $35.