At 12pm Eastern, the onsale for “An Evening with Sir Patrick Stewart” tickets will begin online, in person and over the phone by calling Orlando Shakespeare Theatre’s Box Office at (407) 447-1700. Be sure to secure your seat at this event, happening Friday, March 15th, 2013 at 8pm, quickly as it is sure to sell out.
Why is Sir Patrick in Orlando? Aside from the fact that Orlando is AWESOME and has a flourishing theatre and arts community; he will appear at this year’s Mega Convention (aka Megacon) as part of another special evening, which reunites everyone’s favorite Captain with the rest of his Star Trek: The Next Generation cast.
Have a burning question you’d love to ask? Good news for you! The evening will feature a brief “Inside the Actor’s Studio” style Q&A forum, preceded by a discussion hosted by Orlando Shakes Artistic Director Jim Helsinger. Before you ask TNG fan boys/gals, no photos or autograph requests will be allowed at this event.
Tickets to attend “An Evening with Patrick Stewart” are $50-$100.
In case you missed our show on Megacon in S3/episode 3, here you go!
About Sir Patrick Stewart:
Best known to American audiences for his roles as the beloved Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation and as Professor Xavier in X-Men film series, Sir Patrick Stewart also has an impressive resume in the theatrical world. During his association with the Royal Shakespeare Company, Sir Patrick acted in over 50 shows including King John, The Merchant of Venice, Henry IV, Julius Caesar, and Titus Andronicus.
Over the years, Sir Patrick Stewart has been nominated for a multitude of awards. In the West End, he has garnered three Olivier Awards for his work in Hamlet, Anthony and Cleopatra, and A Christmas Carol. In New York Theater, he has won a Drama Desk Award for A Christmas Carol and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play in 2008 for the title role in Macbeth. In addition to the above, Sir Patrick has a Grammy Award, four Primetime Emmy nominations, and two Golden Globe nods.
His upcoming work includes teaming up with Sir Ian McKellen for Waiting for Godot and No Man’s Land, playing in repertory on Broadway this fall.