217 Today: 1920s roar to life in Lippa musical’s ‘wild, wild party’ at Krannert Center
November 2, 2023
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In today's deep dive, we'll listen to a conversation with directors Danny Yoerges and Rachel Rizzuto about the musical “The Wild Party" that is coming soon to Krannert Center for Performing Arts.
217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting contributed by Michael Puente, Tim Shelley, Mawa Iqbal, Jim Meadows and Owen Henderson.