Where No Man Has Gone Before – the Unauthorized Star Trek Parody Musical will premiere in Washington, D.C. this June.
Written by Clara Hoch and Eva Thorpe, and directed by Hoch, the musical parody is based on the original series episode of the same name.
In Where No Man Has Gone Before – the Unauthorized Star Trek Parody Musical, “all is well on the Enterprise under the hand of James T. Kirk (Gavin Cole) as the ship welcomes its new psychiatrist Dr. Elisabeth Dehner (Elaine Edwards). The cocksure Kirk immediately begins a torrid love affair with Dehner. But not everyone on the Enterprise is so happy, the ship’s librarian Gary Mitchell (Anthony Logan Cole) vows to kill Kirk and steal Dehner’s heart. When things go horribly wrong during a rescue mission and Dehner and Mitchell are blasted with space radiation and get psychic powers. Will they be able retain their humanity? Will Spock be able to overcome his Uncomfortable Bowel Syndrome and find love? Why is Kirk such as dick? All this and more will be answered in Hoch and Thorpe’s Pon Farr Fest of a musical!
Other actors in the production include Brandon Boling as Dr. McCoy, Marcus Schmidt as Mr. Spock, Michael Hawthorne as Scotty, Erich Hoch as Chekov, Emma Grey O’Brien as Nurse Christine Chapel, and Taylor LaCosta as Uhura.
The ensemble also includes Binta Barry, Greg Rosenburg, Zoe Hawryluk, Daniel Kirk Lindgren, Emma Eichenberger, Julianna Gonzalez, Stephanie Rathjen, Katie Eichenberger and Justin Janke.