The 217 Today Podcast

217 Today: Long-delayed ‘Falsettos’ production explores family, Jewish identity, LGBTQ+ history


Thursday, March 21, 2024

Today's headlines:

  • The Illinois primary saw some of the lowest voter turnout statewide in decades.
  • Illinois’ longest-serving Black lawmaker has lost her primary race to a well-funded newcomer backed by Democratic leadership.
  • Nikki Budzinski will advance to campaign for a second term representing the 13th congressional district in Illinois.

In today's deep dive, we’ll learn more about the musical “Falsettos” coming to the Station Theatre in Urbana.

217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Alex Degman and Reginald Hardwick.