William Shatner’s One-Man Show “Shatner’s World” Coming To Theaters
CENTENNIAL, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar 26, 2014–On Thursday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. local time, television and movie superstar William Shatner stars in “Shatner’s World,” brought to you by Fathom Events and Priceline.com.
Through anecdotes, songs, jokes and poignant moments, audience members will experience William Shatner’s phenomenal path from classically trained Shakespearean actor to cultural icon, brilliantly creating the most important character he has ever played, William Shatner. The two-hour show will take audiences on a retrospective voyage through Shatner’s life and career through his laugh-out-loud humor, signature storytelling and select musical selections in his inimitable style. He is known as much for his unique persona as for his expansive body of work on television and film. In addition to a spectacular show, cinema audiences will be treated to an exclusive welcome message from William Shatner himself.
Tickets for “Shatner’s World” are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. The event will be presented in more than 630 select movie theaters around the country through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations and prices, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
“I’ve done this one-man show on Broadway and in many cities across the United States,” said William Shatner. “At the curtain call, the audiences’ reaction, their love and appreciation, moved me to tears. This show has been one of the highlights of my life.”
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 has won numerous awards, including an Emmy® and his first Golden Globe® for his portrayal of Denny Crane on The Practice and Boston Legal. He also garnered four Emmy nominations as well as Golden Globe and SAG Award nods.
“William Shatner takes fans on a unique and exciting journey where they’ll see the human side of his larger-than-life persona,” said Shelly Maxwell, executive vice president of Fathom Events. “This Hollywood icon truly offers us an intimate glimpse into the man behind the icon in ‘Shatner’s World’.”
About AC JV, LLC
Fathom Events is owned by a newly formed entity called AC JV, LLC. Fathom is the recognized leader in the alternative entertainment industry, offering a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in movie theaters nationwide that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, the performing arts, major sporting events, music concerts, comedy series, Broadway shows, original programming featuring entertainment’s biggest stars, socially relevant documentaries with audience Q&A and much more. Additionally, Fathom events take audiences behind-the-scenes and offer unique extras – creating the ultimate entertainment experience for fans of all ages. Co-owned by the three largest movie theater circuits in the United States, AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), Fathom’s live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live events to more than 750 locations in 171 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.
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