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Our Dear Dead Druglord

September 1 - 30, 2019

To say that Alexis Scheer's voice is one of the most excited new voices writing for the American Theatre would be a gross understatement. Our Dear Dead Drug Lord is a testament to this excitement. Scheer has taken risks in writing such a provocative play

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The World Premiere Of An Insightful New Comedy

After a critically acclaimed workshop production in Boston in the summer of 2018, rising star theatremaker and playwright Alexis Scheer's tour-de-force comedy makes its hotly anticipated world premiere during Second Stage's 2019/20 season. Hailed as an exciting mix between Mean Girls and Narcos, the wickedly funny coming of age tale 'Our Dear Dead Druglord' explores contemporary girlhood, societal expectations and the female bond with startling results.

The remarkable story follows a group of teenage girlfriends, who do many normal teenage things - falling in love, experimentation with drugs... And perhaps a few not so normal things, like practicing witchcraft and attempting to commune with the spirit of infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar. Lead by a butch queer Latina, the Dead Leaders Club grapples with the aftermath of the 2008 presidential election as they discover who they are. This girl gang has teeth! 

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Opening night: 1 September 2019

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