By Michael Gioia
10 Mar 2012
Shatner, the Emmy-winning actor best known for his work on TV's "Star Trek" and "Boston Legal," opened his solo show on Broadway Feb. 16, following previews that began Feb. 14. Shatner's World concluded its limited engagement March 4 at the Music Box.
The two-hour show, according to press notes, takes "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."
The complete itinerary for the post-Broadway national tour follows:
San Francisco, CA (March 11 at the Orpheum Theatre)
Philadelphia, PA (March 13 at the Merriam Theater)
Minneapolis, MN (March 15 at the Orpheum Theatre)
Chicago, IL (March 16 at the Auditorium Theatre)
Milwaukee, WI (March 18 at the Riverside Theatre)
Denver, CO (March 20 at the Temple Hoyne Buell Theatre)
Dallas, TX (March 22 at the Majestic Theatre)
Houston, TX (March 23 at Jones Hall)
St. Louis, MO (April 12 at the Peabody Opera House)
Cincinnati, OH (April 13 at the Proctor and Gamble Hall)
Cleveland, OH (April 14 at the State Theatre)
Columbus, OH (April 15 at the Ohio Theatre)
Charlotte, NC (April 17 at the Blumenthal Center)
Detroit, MI (April 19 at the Opera House)
The creative team includes Scott Faris (director), Edward Pierce (scenic design), Ken Billington (lighting design) and Peter Fitzgerald (sound design).
Shatner has previously appeared on Broadway in A Shot in the Dark, The World of Suzie Wong and Tamburlaine the Great.
Shatner's World is produced by Innovation Arts & Entertainment, Larry A Thompson Organization, Adam Troy Epstein, Larry A Thompson, Seth Keyes, and Josh Sherman.
For more information, visit shatnersworld.com.