Our Dear Dead Drug Lord

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord


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 roller coaster ride through the danger and damage of girlhood – the teenage wasteland – has never been so much twisted fun.

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  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol
  • Caution Intense Adult Intense Adult Themes
  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language
  • Caution Smoking Smoking


  • Time Period: New Millennium/21st Century
  • Cast Attributes: Role(s) for Black Actor(s), Role(s) for Latino Actor(s)
  • Target Audience: Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)


Alexis Scheer

Alexis Scheer’s breakout play was the off-Broadway hit Our Dear Dead Drug Lord (WP Theater/Second Stage: NYT Critics Pick, John Gassner Award; LTC Carnaval of New Latinx Work; Kilroy’s List), and she recently made her Broadway debut adapting the book for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ...

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