EDGE of Orion PRESENTS KLINGON CHRISTMAS CAROL ADAPTED BY
CHRISTOPHER KIDDER-MOSTROM & SASHA WARREN,
AT EDGE Theatre, November 29th-December 16th
CHICAGO - EDGE of Orion is pleased to announce A Klingon Christmas Carol, written by Christopher Kidder-Mostrom & Sasha Warren, and translated by Laura Thurston, Bill Hedrick, Christopher Kidder-Mostrom & Chris Lipscombe.
This production is directed by John Gleason Teske and performs November 29th-December 16th at EDGE Theatre, 5451 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640. Opening night is November 29th at 8pm. Tickets are $22 and may be purchased at edgeoforion.com/purchase-tickets/. A Klingon Christmas Carol is the first play to be performed entirely in Klingon, a constructed language first appearing in Star Trek. It is the Charles Dickens classic tale of ghosts and redemption, adapted to reflect the Klingon values of courage and honor, and then translated into Klingon (performed with English supertitles).
The cast of Kllingon Christmas Carol includes Elise Soeder (Narrator); Tony Bunnell SQUJA’ (Scrooge); Matt Calhoun QACHIT (Cratchit); Justin Blankenship VRED (Fred); Julia Williams EMLI (Mrs. Cratchit); Ann-Claude Rakotoniaiana BEN QEYLIS QA' (Christmas Past); Rhys Read DAHJAJ QEYLIS QA' (Christmas Present); Alex Dematralis PIQ QEYLIS QA' (Christmas Yet-To-Come); Zoe Sjogerman SQUJA' QUP (Young Scrooge); Erin Caswell VESIWIQ (Fezziwig); Angela Rak Marja (Martha); Mandi Corrao BEL (Belle); Kent Joseph MARLI'(Marley); Xander Ferguson SUY (Weapon Merchant/Old Joe); Liam Walsh TIMHOM (Tiny Tim). The Klingon Christmas Carol production team includes Shauna Warren, Stage Manager; Rachel Flesher, Fight Director; Meeja Hahn Makeup Desinger and David Trudeau, Lighting Designer.
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