Shakespeare and Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope

August 25–27, 2017
Lincoln Theatre
769 E. Long St.

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Return once more to a galaxy far, far away with this sublime retelling of Star Wars in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon. The saga of a wise (Jedi) knight, an evil (Sith) lord, a beautiful princess held captive, as well as a young hero coming of age, Shakespeare and Star Wars abounds with all the adventure, valor and villainy of Shakespeare's greatest plays.

Check out the Shakespeare and Star Wars playguide! It has great background info, plus activities for before and after the show. Click here to download the guide.

Ticket Info:

Made possible by PNC Arts Alive, all tickets to Shakespeare and Star Wars are FREE! Availability may be limited due to anticipated high demand.

To pick your tickets up in advance, visit the CAPA Ticket Center (39 E. State St.) in person, 9 am-5 pm Monday-Friday. Limit four tickets per person physically present when picking up tickets in advance.

To get your tickets at the show,come to the Lincoln Theatre an hour prior to showtime and get your tickets at the door! Limit one ticket per person physically present day-of-show.

Guarantee your seats today by subscribing! Due to anticipated high demand, subscription to the 2017-2018 CATCO is Kids season is the ONLY way to guarantee your seat at Shakespeare and Star Wars. Learn more about subscribing here, and see every show on CATCO is Kids! 2017-2018 season.


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Production team

Anna Cochran, Lexi Kepling, Lydia Gray
Joe Bishara

Aunt Beru, Narrator
Jillian Cline
Stage Manager
Abigail Worden

Luke Skywalker
Matt Piper
Costume Designer and Props Master
Dayton Willison

Darth Vader
Matthew Sierra
Sound Designer
Russell Boiarsky

Princess Leia
Grace Emmenegger-Conrad
Lighting Designer
Brendan Michna

Han Solo
Monty Almoro
Scenic Design
Elevate Pictures

Gabriella Cain
Assistant Stage Manager
Ashlyn Keska

Abbie Ogilbee
 Assistant Stage Manager
Alyssa Canowitz

Jenny Tupper

Obi-Wan Kenobi
Jim Azelvandre

Owen Lars, Biggs Darklighter, Innkeep
William Darby

Grand Moff Tarkin
Lindsey Parker

Admiral Motti, Kylo Ren
Lucas Cloran

Commander Tagge, Wedge Antilles
Carson Zorn

Greedo, Sandperson, Imperial Envoy
Kaitlyn Brown

Commander Willard, Rebel
Hannah Simpson

General Dodonna, Cantina Band
Jeremy Hardjono

Johnny Crough

Stormtrooper, Gold Leader
Rose Wagner

Stormtrooper, R5-D4
Ashlyn Schrader

Trinity Gayle

Kate Hoffman

Jawa, Sandperson
Abigail O'Koon

Rey, Young Leia
Evelyn Strayer



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