A SATIRICAL STAR WARS MUSICAL
Wicket: A Parody Musical does for Star Wars what Wicked did for The Wizard of Oz; its a loving homage and cutting parody combined. Wicket spotlights one of George Lucas most dubious creationsthe fuzzy space teddy-bear Ewoksto explore the love/hate relationship between creators and fans while calling Lucas to task for the racism, sexism, and maybe even sizism of the original Star Wars trilogy.
Awards: WINNER! BEST MUSICAL 2019 BROADWAY WORLD SAN ANTONIO REGIONAL AWARDS, Best Leading Actress in a Musical Nicole Mayfield, Best Scenic Designer of a Musical Vaughn Taylor
Rating: We’d give Wicket a PG-13 rating. Parental guidance strongly suggested for children under the age of 13. There are a few bad words, some sexual innuendo and a good bit of force lightning v. lazer sword stage violence.
Though live performances at Performing Arts San Antonio were suspended as part of the community’s efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19, PASA is thrilled to offer audiences the chance to experience this award-winning show from home through this video recorded performance. The theater is offering tickets to their streamed performance in a “Family Pass” style so that you can watch with members of your household. Your ticket purchase goes directly back to supporting the theater as they plan for the future.