latimes.com
Baltimore riots live updates: State of emergency declared, schools to be closed

Topics

Palace Theater
For Tupac Shakur musical 'Holler if Ya Hear Me,' a social mission
For Tupac Shakur musical 'Holler if Ya Hear Me,' a social mission

Contemporary Broadway is filled with splashy adaptations of popular movies and revivals of long-ago hits. The hard-core‎, truth-to-power stylings of Tupac Shakur? Not so much. The creators of "Holler If Ya Hear me"--an ambitious musical that spins a new story from the late rapper's iconic turns of phrase—hope to change that. The new work,  opening June 19 at Broadway's Palace Theatre, tells of a hardscrabble young black man released from prison and the obstacles that lie in his path. The show is meant to indirectly evoke Shakur's own life but also tell ‎a broader tale of racial and social injustice--and for people, those creators believe, far...

Loading