APRIL, 2013

Gates is having a trunk sale on eBay to benefit her theater:

"For the next few months we will be auctioning off an array of incredible and rare Star Trek memorabilia items to benefit the non-profit Ensemble Studio Theatre, Los Angeles! Everything you see listed is from Gates McFadden's personal collection, and this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a piece of Star Trek history!"

There's a steady stream of unique items, be sure to bookmark them and support Ensemble Studio Theatre.

MARCH, 2013

Happy Birthday, Gates! :D

Follow Gates on Twitter, be sure to follow the Ensemble Studio Theatre - Los Angeles tumblr, it's a hoot!


It's hard to believe that we're coming up on the 25th anniversary of TNG's debut... For the first time ever since the series' end, the full cast reunited at the Calgary Comic Expo last month.

MARCH, 2012

Happy Birthday, Gates! Hope you had a wonderful day, many happy returns! In lieu of us singing Happy Birthday, let's hear Beverly & Jean-Luc sing their version of "Soft Kitty" for us. Enjoy!


Gates recently directed and choreographed Gregory Moss' "House of Gold" at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in Los Angeles. "House of Gold is a hilarious, yet scathing critique of our culture, revealing dark truths about our values, and, ultimately, about ourselves," explains EST/LA artistic director Gates McFadden, who also directs. "Reading this play returned me to my own childhood. Like the character in the play, I was the ‘pleaser' child-performer. As an adult, my role on Star Trek was my parents' dream come true, but for me, it brought back a lot of childhood ambivalence. [Source]"

Gates guest starred in the season finale of TNT's "Franklin & Bash" alongside Malcolm McDowell and Tricia Helfer.

Click here to see the gallery.


New additions to the art gallery include Touchdownpossum's terrific journal icons, banners and wallpapers have been added to the fan art gallery. You can see her other works in her livejournal.

Click any of the thumbnails above to get to the gallery.


Dr. C. is on the cover of Michael Jan Friedman's Death in Winter novel.

Long before Captain Jean-Luc Picard took command of the Starship Enterprise,™ he fell deeply and hopelessly in love with Doctor Beverly Crusher. Picard never acted on his feelings, yet he found a measure of contentment as Beverly's close friend, colleague, and daily breakfast partner.

When Doctor Crusher leaves to become the chief medical officer of Starfleet, the brightest light in Picard's life is taken from him. He has barely resigned himself to his loss when he learns that Beverly has been declared missing in action -- and presumed dead... More at Amazon.com.


IN June 2008 EW.com included the Picard/Crusher romance in their "You Picked 'Em: 28 TV Castmates With Perfect Chemistry" list.


And just for fun: The TNG Episode guide song.