Riot/Rebellion: Drama From Watts-Based Theater Co. Explores ’65 Riots
Mafundi Auditorium (Los Angeles, CA)
Created with the goal of preserving community memory and making the history more accessible, Riot/Rebellion is a captivating dramatic investigation of the 1965 Watts riots, one of the nation’s most significant acts of civil unrest. Based on interviews with survivors of the riots, award-winning playwright Donald Jolly’s gripping play explores the complex emotions and issues that captured the world’s attention from the points of view of various members of the community. See what’s changed and what remains very much the same in this poignant production from L.A.’s Watts Village Theater Company.