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The Zip Code Plays

90011: South Central Los Angeles


Directed By: Bernadette Speakes
Episode Available: November 12, 2020

In 1956 Leon Ivy returns home from a sojourn in Paris with a finished novel, a publisher, and big plans for his future — but times have changed along Central Avenue and his wife Bird and her new business partner, Daddy August, have enacted secret plans of their own. What are the costs of leaving home and what is the price of fighting for what you believe in?

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The Zip Code Play  Series is generously sponsored in part by:

The Michael J. Connell Foundation

With Generous Support for 90011: South Central Los Angeles Provided By:

Ruth Eliel & Bill Cooney


Lloyd Roberson II – Leon Ivy
Marlow Wyatt – Bird Ivy
Bernard K. Addison – Daddy August/Cab Driver

* This podcast was recorded under a SAG-AFTRA Collective Bargaining Agreement

Creative Team:

Series Host – Ramón de Ocampo
Audio Producer, Sound Designer, and Foley Artist – Jeff Gardner
Original Music – Ellen Mandel
Audio Editor – Adam Macias
Dramaturg – Ryan McRee

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