September 2nd (s3e8)
Another super (and silly) Star Trek story is in the bag. We had Mooney on Theatre in the house and couldn’t have asked for a more receptive audience.
The Wrath of Con!!!
Surrounded by a full house of new and ardent fans, the crew of the USS Albatross visited Cardassia to heal some old wounds (and create new ones).
September’s USS Albatross crew
Dale & Andie Wells, Alan Leightizer, Tracy Rowland, Andrew Haggith, Maddox Campbell, Chris Casselman, Jane Luk, Taz Collins, Kayleigh Robertson, and musical direction from Jason Zinger
Here are some highlights:
- The new transporter room sequence looks sharp (video coming soon)
- Captain Tachyon Field (Dale Wells) sang a sombre song on how things have changed
- Dr. Kira (Tracy Rowland) and the Waxy-anna had a duel over the better way to heal
- Acting Ensign Weezly Pincher (Chris Casselman) and Empath Healer Waxy-anna Troi (Jane Luk) co-lead the away mission where the latter used her empathic rays to explode the Cardassian ambassador’s head.
- An all-you-can-eat Cardassian Feast (primarily of Captain Field – “Earth Meat is people”)
- Q T’pi (Andie Leathley) assumed the Captain’s chair, and confining the Doctors to the brig
Elizabeth Rose Morriss sang beautifully. She thematically tied her musical theatre songs to Star Trek. Here is a snippet of a song about obsession
Thanks to our Kayleigh, Communications Officer, for capturing and posting the snippet.
Rocket Scientists had a great new sketch about William T. Riker and his trombone but they are solid sketch writers/performers so it is hard to pick favourites.
Ron Sparks made fun of us, himself, Star Trek, and current news items. He had a running joke with a front row audience member (“Chris… is that how you say it? Chris.”) that was a little bit had-to-be-there yet both clever and sustainable throughout his act.
“[T]his improvisational comedy show will delight Trekkies and non-Trekkies alike.” – John K. Kirk
Laugh Long and Prosper
The next monthly Holodeck Follies (October 7, 2015) will feature more silly Star Trek and great variety comedy. You won’t want to miss it!
Also, if you’re coming to Toronto for Fan Expo Canada, check us out Thursday night, 8pm, in room 701A (South Building).