Now That American Thanksgiving Is Over, We Can Move on to A Christmas Carol Performed in Klingon

For the fifth and final year, the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol will be performed in Chicago. What makes this particular version of the story interesting is that it’s told in Klingon.

http://youtu.be/WwH67UG7Os4

(Via Trek Today)

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2 thoughts on “Now That American Thanksgiving Is Over, We Can Move on to A Christmas Carol Performed in Klingon

  • November 28, 2014 at 2:01 pm
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    I don’t know what would make this funnier: if the actors realized this is ridiculous and played it tongue in cheek or if the were professional and completely serious the whole way through the play. As a fan of both star wars and a trekkie (blasphemy I know….

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    • December 4, 2014 at 7:59 pm
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      The thing is, this is *not* ridiculous. I’ve seen it performed several times in Chicago and once in Cincinnati. There is certainly plenty of humor, and one or two moments of sincere silliness, but it is a serious production and it works well.

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