Mike Tyson to hit Kirby Center
Last Modified: February 20. 2013 4:33AM
After a highly successful bout on Broadway, Mike Tyson announced that he will take his acclaimed one-man show, Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, on a national tour. Helmed by renowned director Spike Lee and producer James L. Nederlander, the tour is set to visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts May 1 at 7:30 p.m.
The legendary boxer, ‚??Iron Mike,‚?Ě will kick off his 10-week tour with an engagement at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis on Feb. 13. The three-month tour will visit over 36 cities, including Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Houston, and Washington, D.C.
‚??After a successful run at the MGM in Las Vegas and on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre with Spike Lee, I‚??m excited to take 'Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth' on tour and share it with my fans across the country,‚?Ě said Tyson.
‚??'Undisputed Truth' is my story - I'm giving my all. I‚??m proud to take the show nationwide, and it‚??s a privilege to continue working with The Nederlander Organization.‚?Ě
‚??Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth‚?Ě is a rare, personal look inside the life and mind of one of the most feared men ever to wear the heavyweight crown. Directed by Academy Award nominee Spike Lee, this riveting one-man show goes beyond the headlines, behind the scenes, and between the lines to deliver a must-see theatrical knockout.
Created by Adam Steck, CEO of SPI Entertainment, Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth is presented by James L. Nederlander, directed by Spike Lee, written by Kiki Tyson, executive produced by Mike Tyson, Kiki Tyson, and Adam Steck, and originally directed by Randy Johnson.
The F.M. Kirby Center tickets go on sale next Friday, Feb. 8 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at the Kirby Center Box Office, charge by phone at 570.826.1100, and online at kirbycenter.org.
Ticket prices are $49.50 and $64.50, plus fees. A limited number of VIP ‚??Ringside Seats‚?Ě will be available for $300 and will include a premium seat and a post show meet-and-greet with Tyson.
A special Kirby Members Pre-Sale will begin Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. Members can buy first; join by calling 570.823.4599, ext. 225.
For more information on the show, visit facebook.com/MikeTysonOnTour.