|This page is missing significant amounts of information, including a synopsis for Act II. If you can contribute to this article or see that information is missing, please add it to the page|
|Written by|| Matt Lang|
|Directed by||Matt Lang|
|Music by|| Clark Baxtresser|
|Cast|| Chris Allen|
Eric Kahn Gale
The musical parodies Star Wars. "Ani" refers to Anakin Skywalker.
The musical was performed between July 3 and August 10, 2014, at Stage 773 in Chicago, Illinois. It ran for a total of 22 performances, and was performed in repertory with The Trail to Oregon!. The group put the entire musical up on YouTube on October 31, 2014. The musical's cast recording was released on iTunes the same day. The cast recording reached #4 on Billboard's Comedy Albums the week of November 22, 2014.
Act I Edit
The show opens with Darth Vader facing away from the audience. A voiceover plays over of an announcer (Brian Holden) narrating the win of Ani at a pod race. An Inperial officer (Eric Kahn Gale) comes in and prompts him, calling him "Lord Vader". Vader turns around and tells the officer to call him "Ani" (Chris Allen). The officer asks Ani how he's doing and Ani replies that he was looking out into space, thinking about the good old days. He wistfully adds that the thing about the good old days is that you don't know that you're in them until they're gone. Ani asks why he came around and the officer tells him that he's late for a meeting with other Imperial officers.
Act II Edit
Cast and characters Edit
|Chris Allen||Anakin "Ani" Skywalker|
|Joe Walker||Moff Tarkin|
|Denise Donovan||Mara Jade|
|Brian Holden||Jar Jar "J.J." Binks|
|Julia Albain||Emily the Stormtrooper|
|Eric Kahn Gale||Sebulba|
|Joe Moses||Boba "Bob" Fett / Veers|
|Nick Lang||Emperor "Pappy" Palpatine /
Every actor also played various characters as part of the ensemble.
Musical numbers Edit