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Live Theater Makes Comeback Amid Pandemic

CBS This Morning features Godspell

Massachusetts theater group attempts its first live musical since pandemic began

Actors return to the stage for a socially distanced production of “Godspell.” It’s a different kind of experimental theater that could be a model for professional theaters during the pandemic. Jamie Wax reports.

Jamie Wax
September 4, 2020
CBS This Morning

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