Danny Hoch Brings Free Hip-Hop Theatre to L.A. Nov. 12 and 22

News   Danny Hoch Brings Free Hip-Hop Theatre to L.A. Nov. 12 and 22 Danny Hoch, whose solo works Jails, Hospitals and Hip-Hop and Some People have helped publicize the hip-hop theatre movement, will bring highlights from the 2002 New York City Hip-Hop Theater Festival to Los Angeles Nov. 12 and 22. Both performances are free, held first at the Ivy Substation, then at the Performing Arts Center at CSU Northridge.

Danny Hoch, whose solo works Jails, Hospitals and Hip-Hop and Some People have helped publicize the hip-hop theatre movement, will bring highlights from the 2002 New York City Hip-Hop Theater Festival to Los Angeles Nov. 12 and 22. Both performances are free, held first at the Ivy Substation, then at the Performing Arts Center at CSU Northridge. Jonzi D will join Hoch at the Nov. 12 date. He was featured in the New York City Hip-Hop Theater Festival with his piece, lyrikal fearta, an examination of ghetto issues like police brutality, cultural displacement and gun culture. Will Power will perform The Seven, a gang warfare take on Aeschylus' brother vs. brother story Seven Against Thebes Nov. 22.

To reserve for the Nov. 12 performance, call (213) 972-7589. For the Nov. 22 performance, call (818) 677-3943.

— By Christine Ehren