Music and Lyrics by Niko Tsakalakos
Book and Lyrics by Janet Allard
Developed with and Directed by: Markus Potter
*Commissioned by NewYorkRep
*Developed in part at the Johnny Mercer Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals
Today five people per hour die of an opioid overdose in our country. How did we get here? Enter the Sachler family and Perdue Pharmaceuticals bringing Oxycontin to Americans under the noses of our government — insisting it wasn’t addictive. This docu-musiclal unfolds the tale and the havoc it continues to take on our nation and its families.