Jessica's got a great shot at setting a county record in the 800-meter run -- until she starts smoking again and her times start going up instead of down. Meanwhile, her father just landed the biggest advertising client of his life: J. R. Phillips, makers of Smooth menthols, Carolina Thins ("the feminine smoke"), and Chaparral, "rugged as the Wild West." Jessica struggles to keep her smoking secret from her father, while he is asked by J. R. Phillips to market to teens through loopholes in the Tobacco Settlement. When their secret pursuits are revealed, father and daughter square off and are challenged with difficult decisions. A lively, hard-hitting comedy for young audiences about tobacco marketing, use, and addiction.
- 45 - 50 minutes
- 3 f, 3 m (6-9 actors possible: 0-8 f, 1-9 m)
- Set: Multiple suggested interiors and exteriors