PBS NewsHour

A marriage of science and art onstage and in real life

Clip: 02/10/2021 | 5m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

A new interactive theatrical production, "The Catastrophist," follows the story of a scientist thrilled by discovery and pained by loss. It was written by playwright Lauren Gunderson about her husband's life as a leading researcher into the causes and effects of pandemics. Jeffrey Brown has the story for our ongoing arts and culture series, "CANVAS.”

Aired: 02/10/21

Rating: NR

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