Mike Tyson set to pummel Fox Theatre’s image
On Tuesday, going for a break from staging another warmed over musical with different 1980s popcorn flick, the Fox Theatre announced a booking which will finally rival 2011’s Charlie Sheen‘s “Violent Torpedo of Truth” tour when it comes to sheer hot messiness. On April 20 at 8 p.m, the Fox (presumably) proudly presents charged rapist, “The Hangover” punchline and former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson starring in the one-man show “Mike Tyson: The Undisputed Truth” survive stage in the Atlanta landmark.
Yes, this is actually the same venue that booked Elvis for any two-day stint where he performed within the venue three occasions daily in 1956. Blessedly, Tyson is just booked for just one show. Still, we’re not quite sure for this reason community activists rallied in 1974 to mount the “Save the Fox” campaign when Southern Bell desired to bulldoze the legendary property to construct a skyscraper around the pricey Peachtree Street property.
Better still, esteemed filmmaker, Tyler Perry critic and Morehouse graduate Spike Lee is directing the boxer within the theatrical outing. Based on media information delivered to Eldredge ATL HQ on Tuesday, the show, having a script compiled by the face area-inked thespian’s third wife Kiki Tyson, promises “a rare, personal look within the existence and mind of probably the most feared men ever to put on the heavyweight crown. . .a riveting one-man reveal that goes past the headlines, behind the curtain and between your lines to provide essential-see theatrical knockout.”
The 36-city tour, 10-week national tour from the show begins this month in Indiana. After serving 3 years of the six-year sentence for that 1992 rape of 18-year-old Desiree Washington, boxing fans all over the world will recall Tyson’s signature make of atonement – as he removed a bit of Atlanta heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield‘s right ear together with his teeth prior to being disqualified throughout the pair’s 1997 rematch.
In situation you need to go on and reserve the babysitter, tickets vary from $57.15 to $142.50 to determine “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth.” In age “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,” sales ought to be brisk. Via an announcement, Tyson states: “After a effective run in Vegas as well as on Broadway, I’m excited to consider ‘Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth’ on tour and share it with my fans across the nation. ‘Undisputed Truth’ is my story. I’m giving my all.”
On Wednesday morning, it couldn’t immediately be confirmed the Fox Theatre finale of “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth” will feature an on-stage reunion with fellow multi-uniform boxer/personal bankruptcy filer Holyfield inside a management of your capital counseling session with personal financial guru Suzy Orman.