USA: Breathe – The Covid-19 musical

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Why would anyone want to watch a 90-minute theatrical production about Covid-19 — especially one with scenes named after symptoms many of us have experienced firsthand? They are: Fever, Aches, Swelling & Irritation, Fatigue and Shortness of Breath.

About halfway through “Breathe,” a new musical created by the best-selling novelist Jodi Picoult and the veteran playwright Timothy Allen McDonald, a fed-up, locked-down father of three sums up the challenges of the pandemic in a two-word refrain: “It’s brutal!”. 

NYT report



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** This post was originally published on May 17, 2021 **