There will also be an exclusive COCKTAIL PARTY with George Takei live hosted by BENJAMIN LAW at the Establishment Ballroom on SATURDAY NOVEMBER 18 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Cocktail Party includes 2 hours of Canapes and Beverages, Music from the 60’s onwards and George and Benjamin on stage for up to 1 hour!
Experience George Takei, live on stage, as he shares his fondest and weirdest memories of his life and an entertainment career spanning over 50 years. Will George sing Waltzing Matilda?
What was it really like working with William Shatner and Russell Crowe on his first feature film? Share his incredible journey being imprisoned as a child by the U.S Government in its Japanese American internment camps during World War II, to international fame as ‘Hikaru Sulu’ in the original Star Trek TV Series and Films. Takei is also one of the world’s leading and influential figures in the fight for social justice, LGBTQ Rights and Marriage Equality……
Mashable.com named George Takei the most-influential person on Facebook, where currently he has over 10.2 million+ likes along with 2.2 million+ followers on Twitter.
George Takei is best known for his portrayal of Hikaru Sulu in the acclaimed television and film series Star Trek. He starred in Six Star Trek feature films.
But those who say there are no second acts in American life don’t know George Takei. For the young boy who spent his childhood in an American concentration camp for persons of Japanese ancestry, life has offered not just a second act, but a third, fourth and fifth — with many, one hopes, still to come. His unique journey through pop culture and politics has made him not just a witness, but a prime mover during some of the most critical moments in our history.