Michael Dorn Does Shakespeare


Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Michael Dorn will be starring in Shakespeare’s ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ next month.

In Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country we learned that Klingon’s love Shakespeare, and now we have even more proof. Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Michael Dorn is going to be starring as Antony in William Shakespeare’s Antony And Cleopatra next month in Orlando Florida.

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According to Trek Today the classic Shakespearian drama will be performed at the at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Orlando, Florida and run from March 31 through April 30. That’s not all though, on April 9th at 7:00 PM there will be a real treat for any Trekkie or Worf fan. “An Evening With Michael Dorn” will be an Inside The Actor’s Studio style evening of stories from Dorn’s long career in television. the movies, and theater. Tickets for the event are $30, $45, and $60 dollars depending on the seat. There are also a limited number of VIP tickets available for $250 dollars that include a meet and greet with Michael Dorn.

The only question left is whether the play will be in English or in the original Klingon.

If you live in the sunshine state this is a great opportunity to see Shakespeare live and see and hear from a great Star Trek alum. Michael Dorn is sure to bring the intensity and charm he is so well known for to the role of Antony. It’s always fun to see Terk alums on the stage because it allows you to appreciate the work of these great performers even more.

You can get tickets for “An Evening With Michael Dorn” and Antony and Cleopatra by calling the Orlando Shakespeare Theater box office at 407-447-1700 or visiting their website.

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