LAS VEGAS (June 28, 2016) – Due to overwhelming demand, the critically acclaimed show Mike Tyson UNDISPUTED TRUTH – Live On Stage, starring the legendary Mike Tyson, has been extended at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. Following a knockout premiere in 2012, a record-breaking run on Broadway, a worldwide tour, an HBO special and a string of sold-out shows at MGM Grand in early 2016, the former Undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the world will return to the famed Las Vegas Strip for a limited run at Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club inside MGM Grand. Featuring riveting, never-heard-before stories from the champ’s tumultuous life and career, Mike Tyson UNDISPUTED TRUTH – Live On Stage steps back into the ring for select dates from Thursday, Sept. 8 through Sunday, Oct. 23 at 10 p.m.
Mike Tyson UNDISPUTED TRUTH – Live On Stage is a no holds barred, one-man show featuring the world’s most illustrious heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson. The sports icon thrills audiences with real life untold stories, peeling back layers of tragedy and public turmoil while unfolding his tale of triumph and survival. In an up-close-and-personal setting featuring images and videos, Tyson delivers captivating vignettes from his life, experiences as a professional athlete and controversies in between. It’s truly raw and electric theater, in its purest form. Live on stage.
“I’m honored to bring UNDISPUTED TRUTH back to the MGM Grand this fall,” said Mike Tyson. “It’s such a thrill to take the stage every night and connect with audience members, while re-living some of the ups and downs of my life and career.”
Mike Tyson UNDISPUTED TRUTH – Live on Stage was crafted to give the public a compelling, honest, humorous, one-of-a-kind, pure live autobiography of one of today’s most complex and well-known figures. Co-created and co-produced by Adam Steck, CEO of SPI Entertainment, and Kiki Tyson, Mike Tyson UNDISPUTED TRUTH – Live on Stage was the first show in the extensive history of Las Vegas entertainment to be created and produced in Las Vegas and result in a subsequent Broadway run.
“When it comes to Las Vegas entertainment, there’s nobody like Mike Tyson,” said Adam Steck, Mike Tyson UNDISPUTED TRUTH – Live On Stage co-creator & co-producer and Founder & CEO of SPI Entertainment. “In addition to being one of the most dominant athletes to ever step foot in a boxing ring, Mike is a natural on stage, with the comedic timing comparable to the top comedians performing on the Las Vegas Strip. His storytelling and ability to connect with audiences in a genuine and organic way, make the show a once-in-a-lifetime experience. It’s truly an honor to work with Mike and Kiki and we’re looking forward to the continued evolution and success of this hit show.”
Mike Tyson UNDISPUTED TRUTH – Live on Stage will be performed Thursday through Sunday from Thursday, Sept. 8 through Sunday, Oct. 23, with select dark dates. All shows begin at 10 p.m. Tickets start at $54.95 plus tax and service fees and can be purchased at any MGM Grand box office, by phone at (702) 531-3826 or (866) 740-7711 and online at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com. Special VIP Knock Out Packages are available for $249.95 plus tax and service fees and include a VIP ticket, a souvenir photo with Tyson, which would be taken during the post-show meet and greet, and a one-of-a-kind souvenir VIP lanyard. For more information and a current schedule, visit www.mgmgrand.com. Tickets on sale Friday, July 8 at noon.
“His show was raw, uncivil, and deliciously decadent.” HUFFINGTON POST
“A riveting stage presence with compelling stories to tell.” LOS ANGELES TIMES
“…spins this haphazard structure in a good way, as an accurate mirror of Tyson’s life: “entertaining, fascinating and messy.” NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
ABOUT MIKE TYSON
Inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame in 2011, Mike Tyson was the Undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the world. He is the youngest boxer to win the WBC, WBA and IBF world heavyweight titles. Throughout his boxing career, he became known for his ferocious, powerful and intimidating fighting style, coupled with his infamous and notorious behavior both inside and outside the ring. Following the Las Vegas premiere and subsequent Broadway run, national tour and HBO special of his hit one-man show UNDISPUTED TRUTH in 2012, Tyson released his memoir “Undisputed Truth,” which immediately became a New York Times best seller. www.MikeTysonLive.com
ABOUT SPI ENTERTAINMENT
SPI Entertainment, Inc. is a leading Production Company and Talent Agency with six successful resident award-winning shows in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, and numerous shows touring internationally. With a successful track record of building entertainment brands and partnering with world-class entertainers, SPI has become the preeminent Theatrical Producer & Talent Agency in Las Vegas and beyond. Current Productions include Human Nature Jukebox, Boyz II Men, Mike Tyson UNDISPUTED TRUTH, RockTellz & CockTails, Australia’s Thunder From Down Under, Divas Starring Frank Marino, and The Australian Bee Gees Show. SPIentertainment.com.
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