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  A Klingon Christmas Carol at Raven Theatre

A Klingon Christmas Carol

Raven Theatre
6157 N. Clark St Chicago

Scrooge has no honor, nor any courage. Can three ghosts help him to become the true warrior he ought to be in time to save Tiny Tim from a horrible fate? Performed in the Original Klingon with English Supertitles, and narrative analysis from The Vulcan Institute of Cultural Anthropology.

Presented by Commedia Beauregard

Thru - Dec 30, 2012



Price: $20-$35

Show Type: Comedy/Drama

Box Office: 1-800-838-3006

www.cbtheatre.org



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Chicago Reader - Somewhat Recommended

"...Scrooge substitute SQuja is visited by three visions who help him become the good, warlike Klingon he's avoided being his entire life. Can he change his Romulan ways and find his place in battle? With full headpieces and long fight scenes, this production takes the Klingon way seriously-to its detriment. While it may please Star Trek fanatics, it isn't for those of us who'd rather laugh at a Klingon than grunt with him."
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Joshua Sumner


Windy City Times - Recommended

"...The story of A Christmas Carol is universal, its message of error and redemption echoed in the folklore of every tribe the world over, but the universe got substantially bigger when Commedia Beauregard, a theater company specializing in translated drama, proposed not only adapting Dickens' immortal holiday fable to the alien culture referenced in the Star Trek science-fiction series, but performing it entirely in the artificial language springing from the popularity of the pop mythology engendered thereby."
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Mary Shen Barnidge



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