Photo by Peter Merts Photography | Inmates Naszli Tagoai (front), David Rodriguez (sitting at right) and Edgar Aquirre (arms in air) perform a scene from Redemption in Our State of Blues, written and performed by the drama class from the B yard at the California State Prison in Lancaster. The production, created by the inmates through the Strindberg Laboratory program, includes 11 original scenes with raps, songs and poems. The stories ask the questions: “Are there second chances?” and “How do you grasp them in time with life’s challenges?’’

Photo by Peter Merts Photography | Inmates Naszli Tagoai (front), David Rodriguez (sitting at right) and Edgar Aquirre (arms in air) perform a scene from Redemption in Our State of Blues, written and performed by the drama class from the B yard at the California State Prison in Lancaster. The production, created by the inmates through the Strindberg Laboratory program, includes 11 original scenes with raps, songs and poems. The stories ask the questions: “Are there second chances?” and “How do you grasp them in time with life’s challenges?’’

Menu