Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 21 CHUMP STREET now!

21 CHUMP STREET by Lin-Manuel Miranda (In The Heights, Hamilton) is a 14-minute musical based on a true story as reported in the series ‘This American Life’. The show is a cautionary tale of a high school honours student who falls for a cute transfer girl. He goes to great lengths to oblige her request for marijuana in the hopes of winning her affection — only to find out his crush is actually an undercover cop planted in the school to find drug dealers.

The original cast included Anthony Ramos (Hamilton) as Justin, Lindsay Mendez (Carousel, Dogfight) as Naomi, and Lin-Manuel himself as the Narrator.

Check out the bite-sized musical below!

Gabi Bergman

Gabi Bergman is a Melbourne-based performer and educator, and is the current Deputy Editor-in-Chief of She holds a Double Arts degree in Theatre Studies and Film/Screen Studies and a Master of Teaching (Secondary Education). Gabi has always been an avid lover of theatre, specifically musicals, and spends way too much money than she’d like to admit on tickets. Her most prized possession is her crate of theatre programs.

Gabi Bergman

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