Virtual events like this past week’s Voyager reunion are becoming a new normal in these less than normal times. We have an update on some online events over the next few weeks of interest to Star Trek fans, including a TNG event we previously reported on which has been split into two events.
Friday, May 29 – TrekNation Watch Party with Rod Roddenberry and Adam Nimoy
The sons of Star Trek are teaming up for a live watch party for the 2011 documentary Trek Nation, which examines the impact that Star Trek and creator Gene Roddenberry had on people’s lives, told through the eyes of his son, Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry, Jr. Joining Rod will be director Adam Nimoy, son of Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy. The watch party will be streamed live on Friday, May 29th at 9 pm ET via the Roddenberry FaceBook Page.
Friday, May 29 – George Takei hosts Allegiance live stream premiere
George Takei’s autobiographical play Allegiance is premiering on Broadway on Demand on Friday, May 29. To launch the show, Takei will host a virtual red carpet streaming premiere event at 7:30 pm ET on Broadway On Demand.
Saturday, May 30 – Star Trek: TNG GalaxyCon event #1
GalaxyCon will be holding a virtual Star Trek: The Next Generation event on Saturday, May 30th featuring Marina Sirtis (Counselor Deanna Troi) and Brent Spiner (Lieutenant Commander Data). A live Q&A panel starts at 1 pm ET. 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-on-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.
NOTE: Jonathan Frakes (Commander William T. Riker) was originally scheduled for this event, but he will now anchor a different GalaxyCon TNG event on May 13th (see below).
Saturday, June 6 – Doug Jones Q&A at Dan Con
Star Trek: Discovery star Doug Jones will be holding a live online Q&A event as part of the annual “Dan Con” fundraiser for the Children’s Hospital of Easter Ontario. The Zoom event kicks off at 4 pm ET and tickets cost $5. More info and to buy tickets at daleykreations.com.
Sunday, June 7 – Casey Biggs and Jeffrey Combs Creation virtual fan experience
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine actor Casey Biggs (Damar) will join actor Jeffrey Combs (DS9: Weyoun and Brunt, ENT: Shran, and more Trek roles) are featured in next weekend’s Creation Entertainment Virtual Fan Experience, doing a live panel and Q&A. The panel is on Sunday, June 7 at 1 pm ET. The live event uses StageIt, with tickets priced as “pay what you can.” They will both also be doing a limited virtual meet and greet on June 10 with 10 slots being auctioned off. You can bid at auctions.creation.com.
UPDATE: Thursday, June 11 – Connor Trinneer live Q&A
Star Trek: The Cruise is hosting another live virtual Q&A, this time with Star Trek: Enterprise’s Connor Trinneer. The event will stream Thursday, June 11 at 7:30 pm ET on their YouTube Channel.
Thursday, June 11 – Jonathan Frakes charity livestream
On Thursday, June 11th at 8:30 pm ET Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Jonathan Frakes (William T. Riker) will join the TrekGeeks charity live stream, supporting Feeding America’s COVID 19 Response Fund. You can watch on YouTube and Facebook. More info HERE.
Saturday, June 13 – Star Trek: TNG GalaxyCon event #2
GalaxyCon split their original planned virtual Star Trek: The Next Generation event into two, with Jonathan Frakes (William T. Riker) moving to Saturday, June 13th. He will be joined by co-stars Gates McFadden (Dr. Beverly Crusher) and Denise Crosby (Tasha Yar). The livestream Q&A starts at 2 pm ET, followed by one-on-one chats. 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 each of the TNG stars. To purchase tickets to the Q&A and more go to growtix.com.
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