Improv Group Reenacts 'Star Wars' On Subway

The group Improv Everywhere posted a video Wednesday of one of their public stunts. They reenacted a scene from Star Wars on New York subway cars.

MARY LOUISE KELLY, host:

And now for another type of New York theater, a much less polished version. The group Improve Everywhere posted a video yesterday of one of its public stunts. They reenacted a scene from "Star Wars" on the subway.

A woman dressed as Princess Leia sits reading a book titled "Galactic Rebellion for Dummies," until Storm Troopers arrive, take her away. At the climatic moment...

(Soundbite of Improve Everywhere performance)

Unidentified Woman (Actor): (as Princess Leia) Darth Vader, only you could be so bold.

KELLY: Darth Vader confronts the princess to the delight of subway riders.

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RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

And Im Renee Montagne.

(Soundbite of Darth Vader's theme music)

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