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Get Lit’s 12th Annual Classic Slam

  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Saturday April 22, 2023
  • Theatre | Ace Hotel Los Angeles
  • 929 S Broadway

Get Lit Presents

12th Annual Classic Slam

6PM Doors | 7PM Show

The two-day Classic Slam is the largest Classic Poetry Slam in the world and includes hundreds of young poets from schools throughout California. Young poets come together to perform Classic poems and original Spoken Word Response pieces live for a panel of world-renowned judges, including Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Juan Felipe Herrera, Lee Herrick, Mila Cuda, and Salome Agbaroji!

Health & Safety

The Show Must Go On, But Safely

If you or someone in your household isn’t feeling great, best rest up rather than risk it. Masks are encouraged but not required.

The Theatre at Ace Hotel is a cashless venue. Visa, Mastercard + Amex are accepted.


Thanks for staying cool about it. We can’t wait to see you.

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