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You can soon boldly go to Shatner’s World, hitting theaters in April

A new joint project between Fathom Events and Priceline.com will allow ‘Shatner’s World’ to hit select cinemas nationwide starting on Thursday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. local time. Famed television and movie superstar William Shatner stars in “Shatner’s World,” entertains crowds with anecdotes, songs, jokes and poignant moments, as audience members 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 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’.”