21 Chump Street

21 Chump Street

by: Lin-Manuel Miranda

by: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Overview

Lin-Manuel Miranda's 21 Chump Street is a 14-minute musical based on a true story as reported in the series This American Life. 21 Chump Street is a cautionary tale of Justin, a high school honors student who falls for a cute transfer girl. Justin goes to great lengths to oblige Naomi's request for marijuana in the hopes of winning her affection - only to find out that his crush is actually an undercover cop planted in the school to find drug dealers. 21 Chump Street discusses the ramifications of peer pressure, conformity and drug use in our schools with a message that will stay with teenagers long after they leave the theater. Perfect for charity evenings, galas, special events and student/community outreach programs.

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Cautions

  • Caution Drugs Drugs

Details

  • Genre: Docudrama/Historic
  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Cast Attributes: Roles for Teens, Multicultural casting, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Adult, Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda is an award-winning composer, lyricist, and actor. He is the creator and original star of Broadway’s Tony-winning musicals Hamilton and In the Heights. Hamilton - with book, music and lyrics by Mr. Miranda, in addition to his originating the title role - ...

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