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Kevin Coval to Perform L-Vis Lives! at Victory Gardens in March logo
Kevin Coval will perform his new solo show, L-vis Live! at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, March 27 - April 14. Jess McLeod will direct the production.

Based on Coval's book L-vis Lives!: Racemusic Poems, the multimedia hip-hop show traces the journey of a whiteboy rapper from the suburbs to superstardom - with an art form that he has only appropriated.

Coval has also written Slingshots: A Hip-Hop Poetica and Everyday People, and is co-founder and artistic director of Louder Than a Bomb: The Chicago Teen Poetry Festival. In addition, he is a regular contributor to Chicago Public Radio, and a four-time HBO Def Poet.

The creative team for L-vis Lives! will include Brett Neiman (projection and sound design), Scott Davis (scenic design), Emily Tarleton (costume design), and Lee Fiskness (lighting design).


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