Celebrated composer / lyricist / librettist whose highly lauded work includes the operas and song cycles "The Grapes of Wrath" and "Orpheus and Euridice," which was inspired by his lover who died of AIDS.
Leave it to a six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald to add some major theatrics to the scene playing out over social media in response to Republican Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's signing of a "license to discriminate" bill Thursday.
In these days of exorbitant production costs for commercial Broadway musicals and budget deficits for non-profit museums, who could possibly be able to rally forces to fund both? George Takei -- that's who.