The joy ride
An Act of Political Warfare
Safe, physically-distanced live theater now available
for bookings. A mobile outdoor theatre and
multi-disciplinary show performed out of a vintage convertible car, featuring a variety of L.A.'s finest Roots and Wings Project solo and ensemble artists.
Featured in this 2020 production: Four friends faced with challenges at a time of deep grief, dare to claim joy... Being released after 30 years of incarceration as an adolescent and an L.W.O.P. (Life Without Parole) sentence; having just survived COVID-19; urgently needing to reclaim artistry; and a fierce demand to be treated with respect in a paradigm of centuries-old inequities. These dear friends bring each other back to life in THE JOY RIDE ...An Act of Political Warfare...
Starring Alma Cielo, Ricardo "Boogie Frantick" Rodriguez, Jr., Lee Sherman and Tobias Tubbs
With Writers Roger Q. Mason and Tobias Tubbs
Conceived and Directed by Jesse Bliss
Produced by The Roots and Wings Project, Jesse Bliss and Gabriela López de Dennis, with support from a grant from artEquity
Now available for bookings. Click here to contact us for more information.