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“Jesus Christ Superstar” at LACHSA
In a pre-pandemic dress-rehearsal performance of “Jesus Christ Superstar” at Los Angeles County High School of the Arts on Dec. 6, sophomore Leilani Patao, playing Judas, places a thorn crown on the head of Jesus, played by junior Fintan Swift.
(Gabriella Angotti-Jones / Los Angeles Times)

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Dorany Pineda is a reporter for the Los Angeles Times.