• "A Klingon Christmas Carol" in Chicago

    A Klingon Christmas Carol

    November-December 2011: Greenhouse Theater Center, Chicago, IL

    Playwrights: Christopher O. Kidder & Sasha Walloch
    Translated by: Laura Thurston, Bill Hedrick, and Christopher O. Kidder
    Additional Content and Translation by: Chris Lipscombe
    Original Score by: Mike Hallenbeck
    Lyrics to qu'wI' by: Terrence Donnelly


    Narrator Sara Wolfson
    SQuja' (Scrooge) Kevin Alves
    QachIt (Bob Cratchit) Kai Young
    vreD (Fred) Jake Jones
    Huch Qoy'wI' 1 (Fundraiser) Clark Bender
    Huch Qoy'wI' 2 (Fundraiser) Zach Serota
    marlI' (Jacob Marley) Chris Lysy
    Kahless Past (Christmas Past) Zack Livingston
    Qe'pa (a youth) Ellen Cribbs
    Qob (a youth) Kai Young
    Young SQuja (Young Scrooge) Andrew Brown-Thomas
    van (Fannie) Jen Usellis Mackay
    veSIwIq (Fezziwig) Clark Bender
    Mrs. veSIwIq (Mrs. Fezziwig) Ashley Boots
    wIlqInS (Dick Wilkins) Manuel Twillie, Jr.
    bel (Belle) Christina Romano
    Warrior 1 Chris Lysy
    Warrior 2 Christina Romano
    Warrior 3 Alison Faraj
    Guest I Zack Livingston
    Guest II Zachary Serota
    Guest III Manuel Twillie, Jr.
    Kahless Present Philip Zimmermann
    marja' (Mrs. Fred) Ellen Cribbs
    emlI' (Mrs. Cratchit) Jen Usellis Mackay
    marDa' (Martha Cratchit) Ashley Boots
    tImHom (Tiny Tim) Himself (Operated by Alison Faraj)
    Corruption(A creature) Ashley Boots
    Apathy(A creature) Andrew Brown-Thomas
    Kahless Yet-To-Come Manuel Twillie, Jr.
    Merchant Phil Zimmermann
    Seller Jake Jones
    Boy Andrew Brown-Thomas



    Director: Christopher O. Kidder
    Assistant Director: Eric Van Tassell
    Stage Manager: Nikki Marquardt
    Female Understudy: Ali Mostrom
    Musical Score: Il Troubador
    Fight Choreographer: Zach Livingston
    Weapons Master: Jeff Kehoe
    Technical Director: Devon Mackay
    Special Effects: Forest Godfrey
    Set Design: Christopher O. Kidder
    Lighting Design: Forest Godfrey
    Sound Design: Ian Feigl
    Costume Design: Jeff Stolz
    Prosthetic Design: Bill Hedrick
    Puppet Design & Construction: Kat Pleviak, Sea Beast Puppet Company
    Language Coaches: Chris Lipscombe, Tracy Canfield, Michael Roney Jr.
    Casting Associate: David Boren
    Graphic Design: Christopher O. Kidder
    Publicity: Guy F. Wicke, Ed Dempsey