New play tackles “Homegrown” radicalization
It’s been almost two years since a group of former President Trump’s supporters stormed the U-S Capitol building in Washington. The January 6 insurrection is the subject of a new play. It’s called “Homegrown: An Insurrection Play.” It explores the events leading up to that day from the perspective of a church community as it grapples with political polarization and its effects on the community.
The 21st was joined by the playwright, a Champaign-Urbana author and historian, to discuss the show, the insurrection, and its aftermath.
"Homegrown: An Insurrection Play" premieres at Urbana’s Station Theater December 2 and runs through December 11. Tickets and more information are available here.
Nicole Anderson Cobb
Champaign-Urbana Playwright | Historian | Author of “Homegrown: An Insurrection Play”
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