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‘Star Trek’: A Klingon Christmas Carol Begins Soon!
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If you live in the Chicago area, there is a very cool event going on starting on November 29th, 2013. For the fourth year, the Raven Theater in Chicago is presenting A Klingon Christmas Carol, a version of Charles Dickens’ Christmas classic A Christmas Carol in the Original Klingon with English subtitles.

The play is a co-production of Commedia Beauregard and the IKV Spirit of Honor of the Klingon Assault Group, and runs through the month of December. Tickets can by bought here.

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Now Presenting: ‘A Klingon Christmas Carol’
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Beloved author Charles Dickens‘ classic holiday tale, A Christmas Carol, is perhaps the greatest Christmas story ever to be crafted. It has been adapted countless times in a myriad of different fashions and styles, and one would find it very difficult to find any single soul who’s not familiar with at least one of them.

Favorite adaptations include the 1951 film of the same name starring Alastair Sim, Scrooged starring Bill Murray, and my own personal favorite, Mickey’s Christmas Carol! Just recently, director Robert Zemeckis kept things going with a performance capture animated take on the tale starring Jim Carrey in the lead role of Ebenezer Scrooge.

But adaptations of Dickens’ work aren’t restricted to just movies and specials. No, no — it goes far beyond that. Plenty of TV shows and theater productions have formed their own takes as well, and one that is catching much attention and many curious eyes (especially of festive fanboys everywhere) is called A Klingon Christmas Carol.

Click on over to the other side to learn more about this Klingon holiday production and to see a video showcase of the event complete with clips from the show.

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Tickets Available For ‘A Klingon Christmas Carol’
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Later this month, the theater group Commedia Beauregard will once again be performing A Klingon Christmas Carol, a full-length play based on the classic Charles Dickens tale A Christmas Carol, but with an interesting twist.

This is the fourth year in a row that the group will be staging the play in tlhIngan Hol, the Klingon language heard in the Star Trek television series and films.

Tickets are on sale now through cbtheatre.org for two locations: Saint Paul, MN and Chicago, IL.

* Twin Cities: Landmark Center [12 shows]
November 26, 2010 – December 12, 2010

* Chicago: Greenhouse Theater Center [16 shows]
November 26, 2010 – December 19, 2010

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.

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