Germany’s 400-year-old collision of religion and drama, born after the plague, falls victim to coronavirus

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from The Telegraph,

The coronavirus pandemic has, of course, cut a swathe through the cultural and sporting calendar for the next few months.

It is now almost four centuries since a small town that – in the wider context of Germany – is pretty but unremarkable, stood tall in the face of disease and panic, and made a promise that would come to define its future. In March 1633, the invisible threat was the bubonic plague,

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