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Making Lin-Manuel Miranda’s music soar in ‘In the Heights’

Aitan Grossman (‘19) became involved with Latinxs in Theater, the Asian-American Theatre Project and Blackstage’s production of Broadway breakout hit “In the Heights” (2008) thanks to a chance conversation over Thanksgiving dinner. When his friend, “In the Heights” producer Dan Holland (‘19), discussed his artistic vision for the show and the need for good music…

On Easy Street with the Hollywood Bowl production of ‘Annie’

Directed by Michael Arden, “Annie” at the Hollywood Bowl was an unforgettable experience from the moment it opened. With a three-day run that brought together actors, singers and multi-talented performances for a star-studded production, “Annie” was well worth the show. “Annie” was performed with a 19-piece orchestra directed by Todd Ellison — and the overture…