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The Scene was our Illinois arts & culture podcast through 2017. Rachel Otwell curated the podcast which provided full-length stories and follow-ups, links to other reports, and conversations with you.This podcast contained a range of stories from the world of arts & culture, from visual art to Springfield's DIY music scene, to profiles of interesting local characters. The podcast was about what makes artists tick, and the diverse culture that exists within our community.

The Scene Meets The Absurdist People's Theatre

Rachel Otwell
Alex Martin (sitting), Julia Mitchell & Keegan Otwell

This week we head toBlack Sheepvenue to meet two of the cast members of a play opening Friday and running thru the weekend. We speak with Julia Mitchell & Keegan Otwell (who yea, full disclaimer, is Rachel's brother) and director Alex Martin of Edward Albee's 1962 play 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf.' 

It's the first production of the newly formed 'Absurdist People's Theatre' based in Springfield. For more info on show times and tickets, click here. Tune in!

Rachel Otwell of the Illinois Times is a former NPR Illinois reporter.
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