Friday, September 21, 2012

09/21 William Shatner's One Man Show, Football Handicapping

William Shatner's Stops by to Talk about his One-Man Show...

William Shatner is taking his show further on the road, with a 20-city U.S. tour extension of “Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It.” The 90-minute, one-man show explores the 81-year-old actor’s life, playing Shakespearean stage characters, Captain Kirk and roles beyond. The additional dates follow a three-week run at Broadway’s Music Box Theatre from Feb. 14 to March 4 and a 15 city run that ended in April. Shatner's show received mostly positive reviews during its Broadway run. Ben Brantley of the New York Times called the show "chatty, digressive and often amusing." “Although he spends a fair amount of time getting in and out of a comfy-looking desk chair, and regales us with the story of a riding accident that injured his leg, Mr. Shatner appears hale and full of energy as he reminiscences about his professional and personal lives,” he wrote. In the New York Post, Elisabeth Vincentelli said: “It’s on the rambling, ramshackle side — think of it as ‘S#*! William Shatner Says’ — but the star’s admirers will gobble up this ham-and-cheese sandwich of a show." Shatner, who has previously appeared on Broadway three times, said in a statement: “Performing for audiences on the road has been one of the most gratifying experiences I’ve ever had as an actor.”

Here are the tour dates, cities and venues:

Nov. 8: Stamford, Conn., Palace Theatre
Nov. 9-10: Atlantic City, N.J.,  Harrah’s Casino
Nov. 11: Easton, Pa., State Theatre
Nov. 29: Pittsburgh, Pa., Benedum Center
Nov. 30: Newport News, Va., Ferguson Center
Dec. 2: Newark, N.J. New Jersey PA
Jan. 4, 2013: Aurora, Ill., Paramount Theatre
Jan. 6, 2013: Galveston, Texas, Grand Opera House of 1893
Jan.7, 2013: Orange, Texas, Lutcher Theatre   
Jan.9, 2013: San Antonio, Texas, Majestic Theatre
Jan.10, 2013: Austin, Texas, Paramount Theatre
Jan.12, 2013: Nashville, Tenn., Tennessee PAC
Jan.13, 2013: Atlanta, Ga., Cobb Energy Center
Jan.17, 2013: Costa Mesa, Calif., Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Jan.18, 2013: Santa Barbara, Calif., Arlington Theatre
Jan.19, 2013: San Luis Obispo, Calif., Cal Poly Arts Center
Jan.20, 2013: Mesa, Ariz., Mesa PAC
Jan.22, 2013: Salt Lake City, Utah, Kingsbury Hall
Jan.24, 2013: East Lansing, Mich., Wharton Center 
Jan.26, 2013: Lincoln, Neb., Lied Center





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