Robert Rheubottom , Canada Music Examiner
August 8, 2011
William Shatner is heading home to talk, sing, tell jokes or….? as part of his cross-Canada “How Time Flies Tour: An Evening with William Shatner” this fall.
Trixstar Productions, in cooperation with Behind the Icon.net, today announced that the Canadian TV and film legend, best known to Trekkies as the intrepid Captain James T Kirk from the original Star Trek TV series and film franchise, will be making live appearances in 6 Canadian cities starting in October.
The tour kicks off on October 19 (10/18/11) in Vancouver, BC at The Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts.
The former T.J. Hooker star then winds his way west with dates which include:October 21 – Regina, SK – Conexus Arts Centre, October 23 – Edmonton, AB – Shaw Conference Centre, October 25 – Winnipeg, MB – Centennial Concert Hall, November 3 – Toronto, ON – Massey Hall and November 4 – Montreal, QC – Place Des Arts
Tickets for the performance start at $79 to $399 for VIP packages, plus services charges, and go on sale Friday morning at www.ticketmaster.ca. Online presales begin Wednesday.
The 80-year-old Montreal born actor and sometime singer, who recently completed his 3rd season hosting William Shatner’s Weird or What? on History Television, "will be taking attendees on a wild ride through his life and career and singing songs as only he can," according to a press release.
Shatner’s career spans 7 decades and in recent years, he picked up an Emmy for his role as attorney Denny Crane on The Practice and starred in the spinoff Boston Legal as well as the CBS sitcom $#*! My Dad Says, based on a popular Twitter feed.
Did you know? William Shatner’s 3rd studio album, Searching for Major Tom is currently set for a 2011 release.