The production was honored when Nichelle Nicols,
Star Trek's Lieutenant Uhura, made a surprise visit
on opening weekend
(accompanied by her close friend, Starlog Magazine founder Kerry O'Quinn)
pronounced the show as "brilliant".
Jon and Nichelle on the Pinafore set.
Nichelle in the captain's chair and the cast and crew.
Nichelle with production stage manager Kim Bullock.
Set designer Tony Potter,
Jon and Kerry at intermission.