Henry, Episode IV: A New Hope

by  Don Zolidis

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  9m, 14f, 3m or f

The brainchild of playwright Don Zolidis, "Henry, Episode IV: A New Hope" is mashup of William Shakespeare's "Henry IV" and a "Star Wars" parody.

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Henry, Episode IV: A New Hope

by  Don Zolidis

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    9m, 14f, 3m or f
  • Duration


    105 Minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

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Henry IV has a ton of problems. There's a rebellion in the north, and his son, Hal, spends his time pretending to be a Jedi Knight and cosplaying with a group of idiots at the local Boar's Head Cantina. Things come to a head when Henry discovers that Darth Hotspur is creating a super weapon of some kind (ye olde deathe starre), and Hal has decided to rescue a princess out of a local nunnery. Now, Hal and his cosplaying friends will face their greatest challenge: the real world. 
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  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Youth/Camp Programs

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  • Minimum Fee: $100 per performance



  • Duration: 105 Minutes


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Don Zolidis

Don Zolidis is a former high school and middle school theatre teacher, and is the most-produced playwright in American schools. His more than 100 published plays have been produced more than 11,500 times, appearing in every state and 63 countries. He holds a B.A. in English from Carleton College and an M.F.A. in playwr ...

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