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[[File:MKLTsymbol.jpg|thumb|250px|Mortal Kombat Live Tour logo]]'''Mortal Kombat: Live Tour''' was a martial art theatrical stage show featuring [[Mortal Kombat]] [[:Category:Characters|characters]], sound, and laser light effects on stage. The plot was based on three fighters rescuing their friends and retrieving a magic amulet from the master of [[Outworld]], [[Shao Kahn]] in order to save the earth.
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'''Mortal Kombat: Live Tour''' was a martial art theatrical stage show featuring [[Mortal Kombat]] [[:Category:Characters|characters]], sound, and laser light effects on stage. The plot was based on three fighters rescuing their friends and retrieving a magic amulet from the master of [[Outworld]], [[Shao Kahn]] in order to save the earth.
   
 
==Show summary==
 
==Show summary==
 
 
The show debuted at [[wikipedia:Radio City Music Hall|Radio City Music Hall]] in New York on September 14, 1995, followed by a 200 city road trip into 1996. The show replicated [[Mortal Kombat]] martial arts and video game moves on stage mixed with dancing and music. Lines were pre-recorded and used to demonstrate the official MK sound effects, though there was no dismemberment, decapitation, or Fatalities visible in the show. The audience participated by yelling "Run!" or "Kick him!" as part of the live action. [[Video:Mortal Kombat :The Live Tour publicity promo on KTLA 5|thumb|250px|right|Mortal Kombat: Live Tour promo]]
 
The show debuted at [[wikipedia:Radio City Music Hall|Radio City Music Hall]] in New York on September 14, 1995, followed by a 200 city road trip into 1996. The show replicated [[Mortal Kombat]] martial arts and video game moves on stage mixed with dancing and music. Lines were pre-recorded and used to demonstrate the official MK sound effects, though there was no dismemberment, decapitation, or Fatalities visible in the show. The audience participated by yelling "Run!" or "Kick him!" as part of the live action. [[Video:Mortal Kombat :The Live Tour publicity promo on KTLA 5|thumb|250px|right|Mortal Kombat: Live Tour promo]]
   
 
==Characters and cast==
 
==Characters and cast==
 
 
The following Mortal Kombat characters appear in the show.
 
The following Mortal Kombat characters appear in the show.
   
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* Fight Coordinator Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa also appeared in the movie as Shang Tsung.
 
* Fight Coordinator Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa also appeared in the movie as Shang Tsung.
 
* the lasers were produced by Laser Fantasy International of Seattle and operated by Dave Haskell and Chris Thornberry. A medium frame Spectra Physics and a 40 watt laser scope were used along with a custom fiber system for these effects.
 
* the lasers were produced by Laser Fantasy International of Seattle and operated by Dave Haskell and Chris Thornberry. A medium frame Spectra Physics and a 40 watt laser scope were used along with a custom fiber system for these effects.
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Mortal Kombat: Live Tour was a martial art theatrical stage show featuring Mortal Kombat characters, sound, and laser light effects on stage. The plot was based on three fighters rescuing their friends and retrieving a magic amulet from the master of Outworld, Shao Kahn in order to save the earth.

Show summary

The show debuted at Radio City Music Hall in New York on September 14, 1995, followed by a 200 city road trip into 1996. The show replicated Mortal Kombat martial arts and video game moves on stage mixed with dancing and music. Lines were pre-recorded and used to demonstrate the official MK sound effects, though there was no dismemberment, decapitation, or Fatalities visible in the show. The audience participated by yelling "Run!" or "Kick him!" as part of the live action. thumb|250px|right|Mortal Kombat: Live Tour promo

Characters and cast

The following Mortal Kombat characters appear in the show.

Additional cast members

Staff

Production Notes

  • As part of the show, the actors instructed the audience to buy Mortal Kombat amulets at the concession stand to save the earth. However, the tour merchandising team failed to actually manufacture the amulets.[citation needed]
  • Joseph Acavedo (Kano) did not speak English at the time of the tour's run.[citation needed]
  • Hakim Alston (Jax) played an Outworld warrior who was defeated by Liu Kang (Robin Shou) in the original MK movie a year earlier.
  • Fight Coordinator Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa also appeared in the movie as Shang Tsung.
  • the lasers were produced by Laser Fantasy International of Seattle and operated by Dave Haskell and Chris Thornberry. A medium frame Spectra Physics and a 40 watt laser scope were used along with a custom fiber system for these effects.
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