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(1971) A troupe of players in clown-face sing and dance a rock version of the Gospel of St. Mattew in Off-Broadway's smash success "Godspell." The play was conceived by John-Michael Tevelak, a 23-year-old Episcopalian, as a religious answer to dispair. In the foreground, David Haskel (who plays a variety of roles including John the Baptist and Jesus) helps Peggy Gordon gaze into the future. The other performers are, left to right, Jeffrey Mylett, Robin Lamont and Lamar Alford. Religion News Service file photo