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Theater Ensemble of Color presents: Rachel

The Theater Ensemble of Color is presenting a 100-year-old play, Rachel.

(NEWS CENTER Maine) -- More than 100 years ago, African American playwright and poet Angelina Weld Grimke penned a play called Rachel.

It was one of the first times race relations in America had been discussed on the stage. Years later, the Theater Ensemble of Color is presenting the play at the Studio Theater at Portland Stage.

Actors Bridgette Kelly and Jason LeSaldo, and director, Rene Goddess Johnson, spoke to us about the show, and why they believe its still relevant today.

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