Where No Man Has Gone Before

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Adventure! Beautiful women! Undiscovered alien cultures! Seattle Experimental Theater is proud to present its original unscripted comedy— Where No Man Has Gone Before, a fully improvised parody of the original Star Trek TV series. During each performance, the cast will use suggestions from the audience to create the world and plot of the show. Where No Man Has Gone Before is appropriate for all ages.

Where No Man… is SET’s longest-running show, still running 6 years after its world premiere on June 26, 2011. Dozens of performances haven’t decreased audience turnout, and this hit production continues to pack houses large and small. The show is also available for corporate bookings in the Seattle metropolitan area.

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The cast of "Where No Man Has Gone Before" (2014). L to R: Cheryl Platz, Tony Beeman, Nicholas Schell, Doug Willott,  Wayne Pishue, and Colin Madison.

The cast of “Where No Man Has Gone Before” (2014). L to R: Cheryl Platz, Tony Beeman, Nicholas Schell, Doug Willott, Wayne Pishue, and Colin Madison.

Show Details

Show Length:
60+ minutes (full episode, with intermission) or 25 minutes (festival format)
This fully improvised parody of the original Star Trek TV series has been entertaining packed Seattle houses since June 2011. During each performance, the cast uses suggestions from the audience to create an entirely original episode.

Episode Formats:

  • “Alien Planet”: Crew visits a new planet defined by audience suggestions
  • “Space Sickness”: Crew of the Enterprise contracts a mysterious illness defined by audience suggestions
  • “Worthy Opponent”: Mysterious alien visitors defined by audience suggestions are beamed aboard and create tension on the Enterprise.

Cast and Crew

  • Director/Creator: Jeannine Clarke
  • Stage Manager: Samantha Hecker
  • Lighting and Sound Design: Oliver Trimble
  • Current Cast: Nicholas Schell, Douglas Willott, Tony Beeman, Cheryl Platz, Wayne Pishue, Colin Madison, Jekeva Phillips, Sarah Scheller, Paul Levy
  • Former Cast: Ali Gassert, Jim Reardon, Randy Miller, Jed Thompson, Tim Harahan, Will Li

PERFORMANCE HISTORY:

  • UPCOMING: July 13 – 22, 2017 / Theatre Off Jackson, Seattle
  • April Fool’s Improv Festival 2017 / SecondStory Repertory, Redmond
  • Emerald City Comiccon 2017
  • June 2016, 5-Year Anniversary / Theatre Off Jackson, Seattle
  • September 10-19, 2015 / Theatre Off Jackson, Seattle
  • Emerald City ComicCon 2015
  • January 8-11, 2015 / Theatre Off Jackson, Seattle
  • April 9, 2014 / Jewel Box Theater
  • Emerald City ComicCon 2014
  • Seattle Festival of Improv Theater 2014
  • August 16-17, 2013 / Theatre Off Jackson, Seattle
  • May 24, 2013 / Jewel Box Theater
  • Geek Comedy Doubleheader w/ NERDprov / March 2013
  • Emerald City ComicCon 2013
  • Comedy for Hurricane Sandy
  • November 2012 / Jet City Improv, Seattle
  • Hawaii Improvaganza Festival of Improv Theatre 2012
  • May 24 – 26, 2012 / Ethnic Cultural Theater, Seattle
  • SpamORama May 2012 / Theatre Off Jackson, Seattle
  • Seattle Festival of Improv Theatre 2012
  • November 3 – November 12, 2011 / Odd Duck Studio, Seattle
  • June 26 – July 2, 2011 / Odd Duck Studio, Seattle