Our Dear Dead Drug Lord

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord

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)

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Running time: 
1hr 30mins (no intermission)
Categories: 
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About Our Dear Dead Drug Lord:

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.

By:
Alexis Scheer
Producer:
Second Stage Theater and WP Theater by special arrangement with Benjamin Simpson and Joseph Longthorne
Director:
Whitney White
Lighting:
Lucrecia Briceno
Sound:
Fan Zhang
Design:
Yu-Hsuan Chen
Costume:
Andrew Jean
Cast list:
Carmen Berkeley, Alyssa May Gold, Rebecca Jimenez, Matthew Saldivar, and Malika Samuel
Other info:
Intimacy & Fight Direction by Judi Lewis Ockler
Our Dear Dead Drug Lord Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
September 11, 2019
Opening date: 
September 24, 2019
Closes: 
January 5, 2020
MatineeEvening
Monday-7pm
Tuesday--
Wednesday-7pm
Thursday-8pm
Friday-8pm
Saturday2pm8pm
Sunday2pm-

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

McGinn/Cazale Theater - WP Theater

Address:
2162 Broadway (at 76th Street), New York, NY 10024
Nearest subway station:
79th Street Station

Our Our Dear Dead Drug Lord Review

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... Read more