Like every year, a theatre in Chicago is staging a production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Yawn, right? Except this year, the main actors are Klingons who will deliver the entire play in thIngan Hol, the language of the Klingon race, which was developed in 1984 by linguist Marc Okrand for Star Trek III: The Search for Spock.
The play stars a miserly Klingon warrior named SQuja', Klingon for Scrooge, who is visited by a trio of holiday ghosts who help him regain the festive spirit so that he can save sickly Tiny Tim. The story takes place on the Klingon planet of Kronos during the Feast of the Long Night.
Written by Christopher O. Kidder and Sasha Walloch, the show's poster reads: "Scrooge has no honour, nor any courage."
|10 Bizarre Things You Didn't Know About Christmas|
|South Korea's Weaponized Christmas Tree|
|The Second Amendment Christmas|
|Halloween Pumpkin Carving With CNC Robotics|
|A Letter to Santa|
|Brazil's Exit From the World Cup Means that its Political Unrest Can Resume|
|"The ultimate goal of the NSA is total population control"|
|Indoor High-Tech Farm Produces 10,000 Heads of Lettuce a Day|
|The Asshole Effect|
|Dubai to Build Glass-Enclosed City|
|Short Documentary on the Makers of the FIFA World Cup|
|AprilZero: Tracking Everything About Himself|
|How Changing Your Password Can Change Your Life|
|Go Bag: Everything You Need to Survive After a Natural Disaster|
|Airbus Files Patent for Bicycle-Like Seats on its Aircraft|