Henry David Thoreau was an activist who fought for what he believed in. He was a revolutionary who protested against the Mexican War by not paying taxes, which landed him in jail. The play centers around Herny with appearances from John, Bailey, Herny's Mother, Waldo, Edward and Lydian among others
Henry Thoreau is often treated strangely because he is different than others around him. He strives to be different and go against the rules of society. This leads to complications.
Henry quits teaching at a school because he is expected to be different. He doesn't pay his taxes because he is strongly opposed to the wa