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Our Dear Dead Drug Lord Tickets

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord Tickets

New York
5 Nov 2019 - 5 Jan 2020

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord Information

Second Stage Theater and WP Theater present the world premiere of Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, written by Alexis Scheer and directed by Whiteny White.

(Photos by Jeremy Daniel)

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.

Run time

1hr 20min

Opening date

November 5th, 2019

Closing date

January 5th, 2020


Closing Soon

Previews from

September 11th, 2019


WP Theater - McGinn/Cazale Theater

Cast and creative

By: Alexis Scheer
Director: Whitney White
Producer: Second Stage Theater and WP Theater by special arrangement with Benjamin Simpson and Joseph Longthorne
Cast list: Carmen Berkeley, Alyssa May Gold, Rebecca Jimenez, Matthew Saldivar, and Malika Samuel
Design: Yu-Hsuan Chen
Lighting: Lucrecia Briceno
Costume: Andrew Jean
Sound: Fan Zhang
Other info: Intimacy & Fight Direction by Judi Lewis Ockler

Our review

Carmen Berkeley, Alyssa May Gold, Malika Samuel & Rebecca Jimenez in Our Dear Dead Drug Lord

Quiet. Small. Submissive. What happens when this repression is taken so far that young women who are looking to reclaim their voice, strength, and power turn to dear dead drug lords and dictators for inspiration? What can women learn from the likes of the fearless? What do a group of high schoolers need from Pablo Escobar?There is an often-untapped power in women's anger; it can shift the tides of politics and turn the tables towards social change. After watching Alexis Scheer's Our Dear Dead...

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