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Press Release: William Shatner’s Critically Acclaimed One-Man Show ‘Shatner’s World’ Debuts at the Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand June 19 – 21

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PRESS RELEASE

June 3, 2014

 

Contact: Cherry Hepburn
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Office: 818.783.4071
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***For Immediate Release***

 

William Shatner’s Critically Acclaimed One-Man Show ‘Shatner’s World’ Debuts at

the Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand June 19 – 21

Take a voyage with pop icon and legend @WilliamShatner inside the Hollywood Theatre @MGMGrand June 19-21! #LIVEatMGM #Vegas

LAS VEGAS (June 3, 2014) – MGM Grand Hotel & Casino will host television and movie legend William Shatner for a three-night engagement when he performs his one-man show “SHATNER’S WORLD: WE JUST LIVE IN IT” June 19 – 21 at the Hollywood Theatre. In April 2011, Shatner launched what would eventually become his hugely popular stage show in Australia and New Zealand, followed by tours in Canada and more than 50 cities in the United States.

Tickets priced at $69.99, $79.99 and $99.99, plus service charges and taxes, are now on sale. VIP meet-and-greet packages which include booth seating are available for $199, plus service charges and taxes. Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at (866) 740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

Known as much for his unique persona as for his expansive body of work on television and the big screen, Shatner will take his audiences on a 90-minute voyage through his life and career, from Shakespearean stage actor to internationally known icon and personality.

“I’ve done this one-man show on Broadway and in many cities across the United States,” said 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.”

 

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Shatner is an award-winning actor, director, producer, writer, recording artist, philanthropist and horseman. In 1966, he introduced the character of Captain James T. Kirk in the television series “Star Trek.” The series became a film franchise with Shatner as Kirk in seven movies, one of which he directed. He also played the title role in the hit series “T.J. Hooker” before hosting TV’s first reality-based series “Rescue 911.” Shatner won two Emmys and his first Golden Globe for his portrayal of Denny Crane on “The Practice” and “Boston Legal” and received four additional Emmy nominations as well as Golden Globes and SAG Awards.

Off screen, Shatner has authored nearly 30 best-sellers in both the fiction and non-fiction genres. His autobiography “Up Till Now” was a New York Times best-seller. In 2011 he released “Shatner Rules,” a collection of rules illustrated with stories from his personal life and career. Shatner’s latest book, “Hire Yourself,” is scheduled to be released later this spring.

For additional information, visit MGMGrand.com. For high-res images, visit the MGM Grand online newsroom.

About MGM Grand

MGM Grand is “TheEntertainment Authority,” creating the ultimate Las Vegas experience. The AAA Four Diamond hotel features the astonishing KÀ by Cirque du Soleil; Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club; master illusionist David Copperfield; the vaudeville-inspired Beacher’s Madhouse and world-class entertainment at the Grand Garden Arena and Hollywood Theatre. MGM Grand offers signature restaurants by celebrity chefs including Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak, Michael Mina’s PUB 1842, Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans Fish House, Wolfgang Puck’s Bar & Grill and Michelin three star and Forbes Five Star restaurant, Joël Robuchon. The resort recently remodeled all rooms and suites in its main tower and launched the industry’s first-ever STAY WELL Collection. MGM Grand is home to many of today’s hottest DJs including Tiësto, Calvin Harris and Steve Aoki who share residencies between the brand new Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Nightclub and WET REPUBLIC, The Strip’s hottest day life destination. The hotel also features a state-of-the-art, non-smoking Five Green Key conference center, the Grand Spa, Cristophe Salon, CSI: The Experience and an inviting six-acre pool complex. Upscale accommodations include SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand, an exclusive boutique luxury hotel within the hotel and The Signature at MGM Grand, a luxury all-suite, non-gaming hotel located adjacent to the main resort. MGM Grand is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit mgmgrand.com or call toll free at (877) 880-0880 or find us on Facebook and Twitter or follow our blog.

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Cherry Hepburn, Putnam & Smith – (O) 818.783.4071, (Dir) 818-505-1104, (C) 818-471-7079 cherry@putnam-smith.com
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Cherry Hepburn, Putnam & Smith
(O) 818-783-4071
(Dir) 818-505-1104
(C) 818-471-7079
cherry@putnam-smith.com
 
MGM Resorts International Public Relations
Kristen Cadenhead / Francis Hoare
MGM Resorts International Public Relations (702) 891-1818
kcadenhead@mgmresorts.com / fhoare@mgmresorts.com
@KristenMarieLV / @FrancisHoare
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