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By LuAnn Schindler

The show must go on


December 3, 2020

Jenna Hemenway

Even in the best of times, staging a live performance requires suspension of belief, pulling audience members into a mystical realm situated beyond the fourth wall.

This year - 2020 - may be remembered as the worst of times for aspiring performers, as concerns about safety take center stage.

Summerland School's play production team and coaches have learned to adapt to on- and off-stage challenges so the show may go on.

Director Julie Harley said the initial adaptation came with play selection.

"This year's play had to come with rights to live-stream, record for asynchronous production or p...

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