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School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls


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  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Casting: BIPOC, LGBTQ
  • Breakdown: 2W
  • Publisher: Link


Paulina, the reigning queen bee at Ghana’s most exclusive boarding school, has her sights set on the Miss Global Universe pageant. But the arrival of Ericka, a new student with undeniable talent and beauty, captures the attention of the pageant recruiter—and Paulina’s hive-minded friends. This buoyant and biting comedy explores the universal similarities (and glaring differences) facing teenage girls across the globe.

Character Breakdown

Ericka Boafo (F, Biracial, 18)
Ama (F, Black, 18)
Nana (F, Black, 16)
Mercy (F, Black, 16)
Gifty (F, Black, 16)
Headmistress Francis (F, 40s)
Eloise Amponsah (F, Black, 40s)