Event: What it Iz! The Spokenwordical

Date & Time

March 17, 2017 - 7:00pm to March 18, 2017 - 7:00pm

Contact Information



Los Angeles Theater Center (LATC), 514 S. Spring Street, Los Angles, CA 90013

The UCLA Department of African American Studies

invites you to join them for


The Spokenwordical

A Prison Abolitionist Hip Hop Theater Remix of The Wiz!

Adapted by women incarcerated at the California Institute for Women (CIW)

A fusion of traditional musical theatre, hip-hop, and spoken-word poetics, this "Spokenwordical" is inspired by the 1975 musical The Wiz. What It Izis a journey of self-discovery from the birth of hip-hop through the social and political corruption that fuels the current incarceration epidemic. Poignant and humorous, mesmerizing and musical, come see What It Iz.

March 17th and 18th, 2017
7:00 p.m.