Shows

kingdom gold logoTeenagers learn to live while their bodies are breaking. Based on Aaron’s experience as writer-in-residence at a children’s hospital. A hip-hop play.

Two young men join an underground organization in search of family and respect, but ignite a bitter battle between ideals and survival that threatens to tear them apart. Hip hop / rock / Latin musical.
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stuck elevator logo

An undocumented Chinese restaurant deliveryman tries to survive 81 hours trapped in an elevator.

Comic rap scrap metal opera.
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blood magic logo
Tari’s family is a work of art. Art is the craft of making magic from crap. Family is the art of putting together pieces that were born apart.

Hip hop opera.
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remix logoA hip-hop-loving teenage girl spars with Shakespeare’s women and finds herself in a verbal battle with the Bard himself.

One-act hip hop play.
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no lie logo
A solo performer slips into the body and lyrical style of seven passengers involved in a racial confrontation on the crowded confines of a city bus.

One-act hip hop play.

  • “The invigorating, near-Shakespearean rap drama Kingdom... [is] innovatively intelligent…sobering, unflinching. The score is the first I’ve experienced to make a viable case for rap and hip-hop as theatre music… Jafferis and Williams are worthy musical inheritors of Shakespeare’s legacy.” – TalkinBroadway.com
  • About Aaron

    Aaron Jafferis is a hip hop poet and playwright. Read his bio, his CV, or contact him.