Tyson's hot show adds week on Broadway
June, 29, 2012
By Lynn Hoppes | ESPN.com
AP Photo/Erik KabikFormer heavyweight champion Mike Tyson started his one-man show in Las Vegas.Broadway producer James L. Nederlander has announced that Mike Tyson's one-man show will extend its run with six additional shows at the Longacre Theater in New York City. The show "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth" will be helmed by legendary director Spike Lee. The play, originally scheduled for one week, now will run July 31 to Aug. 12. Tickets are available at www.telecharge.com.
“It is an honor to work with Spike Lee,” Tyson told media in New York. “I have always admired his work. Sharing the highlights and lowlights of my life with New York is especially important to me as I was born and raised in Brooklyn. I am thrilled to bring the story to Broadway.”
Check out Lee walking around New York City with a cardboard cutout to promote the show.