What is the Story of The Last Smoker in America?
Imagine waking up tomorrow, and your favorite vice has become illegal: That’s Pam’s reality in the new musical The Last Smoker in America. Pam is doing her best to quit smoking (or finding a way to sneak a cigarette that doesn’t land her in jail). Meanwhile, her husband still can’t find a job, and without his meds, her teenage son ranges from rapper to video game addict to cross-dresser. As if her family problems weren't enough, Pam’s next door neighbor Phyllis is a reformed smoker who, with the help of Jesus, will stop at nothing to rid America of its last smoker.
What Is The Last Smoker in America Like?
This zany, satirical new one-act musical packs 16 original tunes into a compact 95-minute running time. Spanning in style from rock to gospel to rap, The Last Smoker in America has a song for every person’s musical preference and with this talented cast, the songs couldn’t sound better. The show itself is set in the not-too-distant future and features a nifty set by Charlie Corcoran and clever costumes by Michael McDonald. The intimate Westside Theatre gives audiences the opportunity to feel like they are part of the action unfolding onstage.
Is The Last Smoker in America Good for Kids?
Due to adult language, sexual situations, racial slurs and hints at drug use, this new musical is best for teen and adult audiences.