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Mike Tyson

Broadway Play Will Be

a Spike Lee Joint

6/4/2012 4:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0603_tyson_spike_lee_tmz_composite_gettyYou can add "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth" to Spike Lee's legendary resumé ... because TMZ has learned the director will helm the one-man show when it comes to Broadway later this year.

Sources close to the boxing legend tell TMZ ... Lee is in final talks to join the production as it gets ready to debut on the Great White Way. Tyson did the show for a week in Las Vegas and we're told Lee and Tyson have been talking about what changes need to be made as they transition to the biggest stage of all.

Our sources say Lee brought in theater mogul Jimmy Nederlander Jr. who owns a slew of Broadway venues and is interested in bringing in the Tyson show ... hopefully by this summer. 

Tyson was on TMZ Live this week, where he plugged the upcoming show and teased Lee's involvement.


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Is his one man show going to include how he beats and rapes woman?

873 days ago


Mike Tyson is Soike Lee's next project? I thought for sure that Saint Trayvon Martin (Murder all White People) would be his next epic.

873 days ago


legendary resumé

roflmao...just when you think tmz and the hyperbole reaches its apex tmz reaches down and pulls out more from the bowels of star f**king....but my fave is still project x destined to be a classic...

873 days ago

northern gypsy    

with a well written script and a accredited director this one man show will play on (not off) broadway !!! M.T. has a tale to tell and perhaps the people involved who were less than honourable are getting a little nervous...

872 days ago

XpLzT Xpl0rAtioN    

spike lee?? gotta be black to get tix to that one! remember to do the right thing. an hour of THAT voice..NO THANK YOU!

872 days ago


i hope there will be subtitles.

872 days ago


I thought Justin Bieber bought him last week.

872 days ago


This is as a direct response to Jordan: just because he was convicted by a white Indiana jury of rape doesn't mean he committed the actual crime. Of all the crap Tyson has done in his life and has admitted to, he has steadfastly denied that he raped Desiree Washington, and the evidence against him was less than compelling. It was pretty much a he-said, she-said, and yet he still got convicted. There was no way he should have been found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in that case. But he was a mean looking, big black guy who was being accused of rape, so guess what the jury saw?

872 days ago

Grouchy Marps    

I'm thure the thow will quite interethting.

872 days ago

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