Matthew Saldivar joins the cast of Our Dear Dead Drug Lord

The hit production of Our Dear Dead Drug Lord continues at the McGinn/Cazale Theater through January 5, 2020.

Matthew Saldivar

Broadway alum Matthew Saldivar joins the cast of WP Theater and Second Stage Theater's critically acclaimed world premiere co-production of Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, written by Alexis Scheer and directed by Whiteny White. Mr. Saldivar replaces Daniel Duque-Estrada, who played his final performance on November 10, and joins original cast members Carmen Berkeley, Alyssa May Gold, Rebecca Jimenez, and Malika Samuel.

Matthew Saldivar has previously appeared on Broadway in Bernhardt/HamletSaint JoanJunkHoneymoon in VegasAct OneA Streetcar Named Desire, Peter and the StarcatcherGrease, and The Wedding Singer.

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord began previews at the McGinn/Cazale Theater on September 11, 2019, ahead of an official opening on September 24, and (following three extensions due to popular demand) is set to play its final performance on Janaury 5, 2020.

Synopsis: "In this fierce and feverish world premiere comedy, a gang of teenage girls gathers in an abandoned treehouse to summon the ghost of Pablo Escobar. Are they messing with the actual spirit of the infamous cartel kingpin? Or are they really just messing with each other? A rollercoaster ride through the danger and damage of girlhood – the teenage wasteland has never been so much twisted fun."

Read our 5* review here.

The creative team features scenic design by Yu-Hsuan Chen, costume design by Andrew Jean, lighting design by Lucrecia Briceno, sound design by Fan Zhang, and intimacy & fight direction by Judi Lewis Ockler.

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord Tickets are available now for performances through January 5, 2020.