Life under quarantine has spawned a new wave of virtual events, moving fan convention experiences online. We have already seen a number of these in April and May featuring Star Trek stars, and more of these live events are being announced. We have summarized the Trek-related events coming up in May below.
Kate Mulgrew and Robert Picardo – Saturday, May 16
Star Trek: Voyager stars Kate Mulgrew (Captain Janeway) and Robert Picardo (The Doctor) will be joining the Gaaays in Spaaace Equality Celebration Tour on Saturday, May 16 at 8 PM Eastern (5 PM Pacific). The virtual event will include live musical performances, fan chats, and a Q&A with Mulgrew and Picardo. The event will be conducted using Zoom and requires a donation of at least $1 to get in. Tickets can be purchased at eventbrite.com.
Connor Trinneer and Dominic Keating – Saturday, May 16
Star Trek: Enterprise stars Connor Trinneer (Trip Tucker) and Dominic Keating (Malcolm Reed) are featured in this weekend’s Creation Entertainment Virtual Fan Experience, doing a live panel and Q&A. The panel is on Saturday, May 16th at 1:15 PM ET (10:15 AM PT). The live event uses StageIt, with tickets priced as “pay what you can.” They will both also be doing a limited meet and greet on May 21st, with 10 slots being auctioned off. You can bid at auctions.creation.com. For a preview, see this week’s TrekMovie interview with Trineer and Keating.
William Shatner – Saturday, May 23
Star Trek’s William Shatner (Captain Kirk) will join GalaxyCon Live for an exclusive Live Stream Q&A on Saturday, May 23rd at 12pm EST/9am. Tickets for the live stream are $5.00; however, you can get a ticket for free using the promo code LIVEFREE. You can also purchase autographs, one-0n-one video chats, and personalized video recordings with Bill. To purchase tickets to the Q&A and more go to growtix.com.
Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, and Brent Spiner – Saturday, May 30
GalaxyCon will be holding a virtual Star Trek: The Next Generation event on Saturday, May 30th, featuring Jonathan Frakes (Commander William T. Riker), Marina Sirtis (Counselor Deanna Troi), and Brent Spiner (Lieutenant Commander Data). A live Q&A panel starts at 1pm ET (10am PT). Tickets for the live stream are $5.00, but you can get a ticket for free using the promo code LIVEFREE. You can also purchase autographs, one-0n-one video chats, and personalized video recordings with Jonathan, Marina and Brent. To purchase tickets to the Q&A and more go to growtix.com.
Keep up with all the Star Trek conventions and event news here at TrekMovie.com.