This poignant musical odyssey explores mass incarceration, the criminal justice system, and the prison-industrial complex through the eyes of young black males.
ORIGINAL MUSIC AND LYRICS BY Dice Raw; WRITTEN BY Phillip S. Brown; ORIGINAL CHOREOGRAPHY BY Rennie Harris; and DIRECTION BY Ozzie Jones.
CONTAINS MATURE THEMES AND CONTROVERSIAL LANGUAGE
THIS PERFORMANCE HONORS THE LEGACY OF C. BERNARD JACKSON
This event is part of our LOS ANGELES AFTERSHOCKS series, which focuses on the cultural aftershocks of the pivotal events in 1965 and 1992, and exemplifies how music, dialogue, and community celebration help us address racism in our city and nation. This series is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts and Sony Pictures Entertainment.
KPCC’s new series of "downSTAGE" talks take place with artists immediately before, during or following their performance. These hosted conversations occur in front of the live audience and are recorded and distributed on KPCC shows like Take Two and The Frame.
This series presented in partnership with KPCC. Artist travel is provided by United Airlines.