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NPR arts: In 'Shatner's World,' stories about acting, loss, life

In his solo show, Shatner shares stories about his childhood, his father, and his lengthy acting career.
Joan Marcus

Originally published on Wed March 7, 2012 7:32 am

William Shatner has played an attorney, a starship captain, an alien and a Roman tax collector, among many other roles. Over the past half-century, the Canadian actor has performed on television, in commercials, in movies and on Broadway — and penned several novels.

He recently returned to Broadway for the first time in over 40 years with a new solo show, Shatner's World: We Just Live In It. In the 90-minute performance, Shatner talks about his childhood growing up in Montreal and reflects on his many acting roles with an assortment of photos and video clips.

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