In a special three-way collaboration, the Museum of Television & Radio, Brooklyn Academy of Music Rose Cinemas and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will present concurrent retrospectives honoring the 100th anniversary of the birth of Noel Coward.
The Museum of TV & Radio will screen “Mad About the Boy: Noel Coward on Television” Sept. 17 to Oct. 21 in both L.A. and Gotham. The program is a five-part series paying tribute to Coward’s TV career (“Blithe Spirit,” “This Happy Breed”).
BAM Rose Cinema and LACMA will highlight Coward’s films in “Mad About the Boy: Noel Coward on Film.” The 11-film BAM Rose Cinema series runs Sept. 17 to Oct. 17 and the 12-film LACMA series begins Sept. 17 and ends Oct. 2.
“Coward on Film” includes his operetta “Bitter Sweet,” “Private Lives” and “In Which We Serve,” for which Coward co-starred, co-directed, scored and wrote, winning a special Academy Award for outstanding production achievement.
For information, call the Museum of TV & Radio in New York at (212) 621-6800 or in L.A. at (310) 786-1000; the BAM Rose Cinemas at (718) 623-2770; or LACMA at (323) 857-6000.