Remember high school drama class? The endless rehearsals? The back massage circles? The expertly produced musical adaptations of Star Wars featuring repurposed songs from Les Miserables? This is a clip of writer Kelvin Yu starring as a wizened Obi Wan Kenobi in what has to be one of the greatest adolescent achievements of all time.

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  2. I would have been Home Coming Queen, Prom Queen, and Valedictorian at this high school.

  3. George Lucas is already hard at work digitally tweaking this to make it look like Greedo started dancing first

  4. I… there are no words… should have brought a poet…

  5. I would pull all of their pigtails and make all of them eat dirt*.

    *this is still my courting technique. Jealous?


  7. There is an astonishing (and admirable) level of nerdery on display here.

  8. I just nerd came. I need to see the full length production ASAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  9. This post is fluent in over six million kinds of awesome.

  10. Just wait ’til the stormtroopers perform “It’s a Hard Knock Life”

  11. You haven’t heard of Star Wars: The Musical? It’s the ship that made me nerdgasm in 3.2 parsecs.

  12. Good God. Is the genius high school drama director responsible for this still somewhere laboring in obscurity when he/she should have achieved an EGOT by now?

  13. oooo there are more clips on youtube!! hello afternoon wasted….


  15. “Get these droids back to the house and cleaned up before drama practice”

    “But I was going to tosche’s station to look at power converters!”

  16. Trouble, oh we got trouble,
    Right here in Mos Eisely
    With a capital “T”
    That rhymes with “V”
    And that stands for Vader

  17. This looks way too good. Where did you go to school? That high school from Glee?

  18. Soooooooooooooooooooo we can geek out about geek musicals now? Oh good!

  19. The suns’ll come out
    One’s a little smaller
    But tomorrow
    There’ll be suns!

    Just thinkin’ about
    All the tropes from
    Kurosawa borrowed
    But with guns

    When I’m stuck a Dad
    Who’s bad
    And asthmatic
    And he cuts off my hand
    I stand
    And Saaaay,

    Tomorrow! Tomorrow!
    I love ya Tomorrow!
    You’re always
    A daaaaaaaay awaaaaaa[gets into a car accident]

  20. HAAAAAA I know one of the kids who wrote this!!!! Love him. He grew up to be a professional opera singer. Full circle.

  21. My school didn’t have a drama department. Cuz the streets wuz all the drama we needed, peeps be pushing theykids around on skateboards to math class, I had chicken nuggets every day at lunch, yo.

  22. Again, more proof that Han shoots first. Amiright?

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