About This Show

The Allure of Thug Life is a Hip Hopsical comedy about Mélia, an upper middle-class teen from Oakland who wants to be a gangster rapper. Picture a 15-year-old girl who wants to fit in at her new high school, but is bullied regularly. Struggling to find her own voice, she discovers her talent — rapping — and begins straddling the fence between the good life and thug life. Mélia longs to go from Riches to Rags and encounters Bullying, Boyfriends and Bullets! This is the riveting story of one’s journey to discover their authentic self and the lengths they will go to own it.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: June 16, 2023 Final Performance: June 23, 2023

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