It's 1973 and Mark Hamill has not yet been cast as Luke Skywalker. Greg Johnson meets George Lucas in a coffeeshop to talk about the possibility of auditioning and gets a chance.
Greg Johnson is the Artistic Director of the Montana Repertory Theater, the Professional Theater in Residence program of the School of Theater & Dance at the University of Montana.
This episode of Tell Us Something was recorded recorded in front of a live audience on October 1st, 2015, at the The Roxy Theater in Missoula, MT at the opening event of the first annual Montana Film Festival. 6 storytellers shared their story based upon the theme “Reel Stories”.
Today’s story comes to us from Greg Johnson and is titled "From Seaweed to Star Wars, or how I Auditioned for George Lucas". Thank you for listening.