About the Author
Lin-Manuel Miranda (New York, NY) collaborated with Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim on Spanish translations for the 2009 Broadway revival of West Side Story, and he co-wrote music and lyrics for Bring It On: The Musical. He created the lead role of Usnavi in In the Heights.
Quiara Alegría Hudes (New York, NY) was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2007, for her play Elliot, a Soldier’s Fugue. Other plays include Water by the Spoonful, 26 Miles, and a children’s musical, Barrio Grrrl!