On March 11, 2017, Schirmer Theatrical
and the Mancini Family Trust invite you to the world premiere of the hit MGM film, The Pink Panther
, screened live with orchestra, at Festival of the Arts BOCA
in Boca Raton, Florida. Relive the mischief in Blake Edwards’ 1964 comedy, famous for its Grammy Hall of Fame Award-winning score by Henry Mancini. The fully reconstructed film score will be performed by the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra
, with Constantine Kitsopoulos
conducting. Concord Records recording artist and double Grammy-nominated vocalist Monica Mancini
, daughter of Henry Mancini, will appear to sing "Meglio Stasera." The premiere will take place at the Mizner Park Amphitheater, at 7:30 PM. The Pink Panther
, featuring David Niven, Peter Sellers, Robert Wagner, Capucine, and Claudia Cardinale, follows the travails of Inspector Clouseau as he travels from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Rome in an attempt to apprehend "The Phantom," the notorious jewel thief believed to be after a rare treasure: the Pink Panther diamond belonging to Princess Dala. The film was first released in Italy on December 18, 1963, making its US debut on April 23rd of the following year. The Pink Panther
was nominated for an Oscar® for Best Music, a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical, and a Grammy for Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show. The film won an ASCAP Award in 1988, when Mancini's theme was chosen as the Most Performed Feature Film Standard.
This production is under exclusive worldwide license from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. Music extraction for this project was provided by Poste Haste Digital, utilizing Music Slayer. Following the premiere, The Pink Panther
Film with Live Orchestra Concert will be available for booking through the Columbia Artists Management, Inc. (CAMI). For booking information please contact Tim Fox
or Emily Yoon
at CAMI. For general information please contact Alyssa Foster
at Schirmer Theatrical. Tickets and more information on Festival of the Arts BOCA's screening of The Pink Panther are available here.
THE PINK PANTHER
FILM WITH LIVE ORCHESTRA IN CONCERT
MUSIC BY HENRY MANCINI, CONDUCTED BY CONSTANTINE KITSOPOULOS
A SCHIRMER THEATRICAL / THE MANCINI FAMILY TRUST CO-PRODUCTION
PRODUCED BY GREGG FIELD, CHARLES LETOURNEAU & ROBERT THOMPSON
MUSIC UNDER LICENSE FROM G. SCHIRMER, INC.
ON BEHALF OF SONY/EMI AND SPIRIT MUSIC
THE MIRISCH COMPANY Presents
A BLAKE EDWARDS Production
DAVID NIVEN - PETER SELLERS
ROBERT WAGNER - CAPUCINE
"THE PINK PANTHER"
With BRENDA DE BANZIE - COLIN GORDON - and Introducing FRAN JEFFRIES
and with CLAUDIA CARDINALE as The Princess
Directed by BLAKE EDWARDS
Written by MAURICE RICHLIN and BLAKE EDWARDS
Produced by MARTIN JUROW
Music by HENRY MANCINI
A MIRISCH-G-E Production THE PINK PANTHER © 1964 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. and Geoffrey Productions Inc.
THE PINK PANTHER and the Pink Panther character(s) are trademarks of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.