Thursday, February 2, 2012

William Shatner's One Man Show Beams Into Charlotte

Television and movie legend William Shatner will bring his one man
the Belk Theatre in Charlotte, NC on April 17. Tickets go on sale
February 3rd at 10:00 a.m. The show will play a three week run at
Broadway's Music Box Theatre from February 14 - March 4.

Tickets can be purchased at the Belk Theatre box office or at
. Ticket prices range from $34.50 – $300.00.

The two-hour show will take audiences on a voyage through Shatner's
life and career, from Shakespearean stage actor to internationally
known icon and raconteur, known as much for his unique persona as for
his expansive body of work on television and film.

"I'm looking forward to taking this show on the road and playing for
audiences across the country, says William Shatner. "It's taken me 80
years to get this show right! "

SHATNER'S WORLD: WE JUST LIVE IN IT is produced by Innovation Arts &
Entertainment; Larry A Thompson Organization; Adam Troy Epstein; Larry
A Thompson; Seth Keyes; and Josh Sherman. The show is directed by
Scott Faris. Other creative team members include: Edward Pierce,
Scenic Design; Ken Billington, Lighting Design; and Peter Fitzgerald,
Sound Design.

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William Shatner is an award-winning actor, director, producer, writer,
recording artist, philanthropist and horseman. In 1966, he
originated the role of Captain James T. Kirk in the TV series Star
Trek, which spawned a film franchise where he returned as Kirk in
seven of the movies, one of which he directed. He played the title
role in the hit series T.J. Hooker before hosting TV's first reality-
based series, Rescue 911. He won Emmys and his first Golden Globe
for his portrayal of Denny Crane on The Practice and Boston Legal and
received four more Emmy nominations as well as Golden Globe and SAG
Award nods. His interview series, Shatner's Raw Nerve, aired on Bio,
and he recorded the critically acclaimed album Has Been. The Milwaukee
Ballet performed "Common People," which was set to songs from the
record; the event is featured in the documentary Gonzo Ballet.
Seeking Major Tom, featuring a number of heavy metal covers and songs
by U2, Frank Sinatra, Queen and Pink Floyd, was released last year.
Shatner has authored nearly 30 best-sellers.

His autobiography, Up Till Now, was a New York Times best-seller, and
Shatner Rules was released in 2011. His comic book series,William
Shatner Presents is based on his novels Tek War, Man O' War, and Quest
for Tomorrow, along with a new title: Chimera. He has also been
successful in another area - horse breeding. A dedicated breeder of
American Quarter horses, he has had enormous success with the American
Saddlebred, developing and riding world champions and has won numerous
world championships in several events. He united his passions for
horses and philanthropy with the Hollywood Charity Horse Show,
benefitting L.A.-based children's charities. He appeared on Broadway
in A Shot in the Dark, The World of Suzie Wong, and Tamburlaine the
Great. And no, there is nothing this man does not do.