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William Shatner

William Shatner is a Canadian actor, musician, singer, author, film director, spokesman and comedian. He gained worldwide fame and became a cultural icon for his portrayal of James T. Kirk, captain of the USS Enterprise, in the science fiction television series, Star Trek, from 1966 to 1969; Star Trek: The Animated Series from 1973 to 1974; and in seven of the subsequent Star Trek feature films from 1979 to 1994. He has written a series of books chronicling his experiences playing Captain Kirk and being a part of Star Trek, and has co-written several novels set in the Star Trek universe. He has also authored a series of science fiction novels called TekWar that were adapted for television. Shatner also played the eponymous veteran police sergeant in T. J. Hooker from 1982 to 1986. Afterwards, he hosted the reality-based television series, Rescue 911 from 1989 to 1996, which won a People's Choice Award for Favorite New TV Dramatic Series. He has since worked as a musician, author, director and celebrity pitchman. From 2004 to 2008, he starred as attorney Denny Crane in the television dramas The Practice and its spin-off Boston Legal, for which he won two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award.


William Shatner is preparing for

  • The Bacchae - Tiresias

    12:15, Thu 3rd October 2019 - Tue 8th October 2019 at Random Venue 97

    The Bacchae is an ancient Greek tragedy by the Athenian playwright Euripides, during his final years in Macedonia, at the court of Archelaus I of Macedon. It premièred posthumously at the Theatre of D…

  • The Fantasticks - Henry

    19:30, Fri 8th November 2019 - Tue 12th November 2019 at Random Venue 47

    The Fantasticks is a 1960 musical with music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom Jones. It tells an allegorical story, loosely based on the play "The Romancers" by Edmond Rostand, concerning…

  • War Horse - Lighting Designer

    19:15, Thu 14th November 2019 - Sun 17th November 2019 at Royal Opera House, London

    War Horse is a play based on the book of the same name by acclaimed children's writer Michael Morpurgo, adapted for stage by Nick Stafford. Originally Morpurgo thought "they must be mad"…

  • Much Ado About Nothing - Technical Director

    20:00, Thu 12th December 2019 - Tue 17th December 2019 at London Palladium

    Much Ado About Nothing is a comedic play by William Shakespeare thought to have been written in 1598 and 1599, as Shakespeare was approaching the middle of his career. The play was included in the Fir…

  • Hairspray - Keys

    22:30, Wed 18th December 2019 - Sat 21st December 2019 at Adelphi Theatre
    10:30, Wed 25th December 2019 - Sat 28th December 2019 at Adelphi Theatre
    20:00, Wed 1st January 2020 - Sat 4th January 2020 at Adelphi Theatre

    Hairspray is a musical with music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Shaiman and a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, based on the 1988 John Waters film Hairspray. The songs incl…

  • Thoroughly Modern Millie - Miss Dorothy Brown

    19:15, Thu 6th February 2020 - Mon 10th February 2020 at Random Venue 63

    Thoroughly Modern Millie is a musical with music by Jeanine Tesori, lyrics by Dick Scanlan, and a book by Richard Morris and Scanlan. Based on the 1967 film of the same name, Thoroughly Modern Millie …

  • Cats - Viola, Reeds

    19:30, Tue 24th March 2020 at Royal Opera House, London

    Cats is a musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot. The musical tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night t…

  • Oresteia - Cilissa

    20:30, Fri 17th April 2020 - Mon 20th April 2020 at Random Venue 21
    15:45, Fri 24th April 2020 - Mon 27th April 2020 at Random Venue 21
    21:00, Fri 1st May 2020 - Mon 4th May 2020 at Random Venue 21

    The Oresteia is a trilogy of Greek tragedies written by Aeschylus which concerns the end of the curse on the House of Atreus. When originally performed it was accompanied by Proteus, a satyr play that…

  • Hello, Dolly! - Keys

    21:00, Wed 29th April 2020 - Sat 2nd May 2020 at Adelphi Theatre

    Hello, Dolly! is a musical with lyrics and music by Jerry Herman and a book by Michael Stewart, based on Thornton Wilder's 1938 farce The Merchant of Yonkers, which Wilder revised and retitled Th…

  • West Side Story - Anita

    20:15, Wed 13th May 2020 - Sun 17th May 2020 at Globe Theatre, London
    20:30, Wed 20th May 2020 - Sun 24th May 2020 at Globe Theatre, London
    21:00, Wed 27th May 2020 - Sun 31st May 2020 at Globe Theatre, London

    West Side Story is an American musical with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and conception and choreography by Jerome Robbins. It was inspired by Wil…

  • Little Shop of Horrors - Audrey

    14:30, Tue 13th October 2020 at Crucible Theatre

    Little Shop of Horrors is a comedy horror rock musical, by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman, about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. Th…

  • Coriolanus - Sicinius Velutus

    19:45, Thu 17th December 2020 - Tue 22nd December 2020 at Savoy Theatre
    19:45, Thu 24th December 2020 - Tue 29th December 2020 at Savoy Theatre
    19:30, Thu 31st December 2020 - Tue 5th January 2021 at Savoy Theatre

    Coriolanus is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1605 and 1608. The play is based on the life of the legendary Roman leader Caius Marcius Coriolanus.

  • Legally Blonde: The Musical - Margot

    19:45, Mon 21st December 2020 at Crucible Theatre
    17:30, Thu 24th December 2020 at Chichester Festival Theatre
    19:45, Fri 25th December 2020 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
    19:15, Sat 26th December 2020 at Crucible Theatre
    19:15, Sun 27th December 2020 at Globe Theatre, London
    19:30, Wed 30th December 2020 at Almeida Theatre
    20:00, Fri 1st January 2021 at Gielgud Theatre
    19:15, Mon 4th January 2021 at Barbican Centre

    Legally Blonde is a musical with music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin and book by Heather Hach. The story is based on the novel Legally Blonde by Amanda Brown and the 2001 film …

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