The role of the Ensign, I originated in “Wicket: A Parody Musical,” is written as a cautionary tale of the effects of casual racism, lack of representation, and mansplaining in the workplace. The thing with incompetence is, when it is no longer being enabled by the undergirding of true skill and capability, it can only do what it does, usher in its own destruction.
The majority of the show is in Galactic Basic (what some of you might call English), but we still want the Ewoks to be able to bust out a few rhymes in their native tongue. I’m hoping the need for an Ewokese rhyming dictionary is making more sense now.
Early on, Travis and I decided that it would be better, for the most part, to leave the genius of John Williams and Stephen Schwartz alone. Parallel musical parody didn’t give us the freedom of expression we needed. So instead, we opted for contrary musical parody, letting the satire and storyline determine the style of each song.
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From Wookiepedia: “Blurrgs were a two-legged reptilian species that lived on the plains of the forest moon of Endor, as well as the planet Ryloth.” Also, the script mentions blurrgs four times. In two sentences. And it sounds dumb. So that’s why it’s the name for our new blog!