AitN: June 18, 2018

Tony Kushner

Tony Kushner ’78

Scott Rudd

Lions roared at the 72nd Tony Awards: Playwright Tony Kushner ’78’s Angels in America triumphed in the Best Revival of a Play category, while Steven Chaikelson ’89, SOA’93, LAW’93, associate producer for The Band’s Visit, won big when the show nabbed the coveted Best Musical title.

BuzzFeed India’s founding editor-in-chief, Rega Jha ’13, announced her resignation on June 11. Jha joined the BuzzFeed team as a writer in 2013 and, in 2014, moved to India to establish BuzzFeed India at 22 years old, growing the company in South Asia during the last four years.

Composers Richard Rodgers (Class of 1923) and Oscar Hammerstein II (Class of 1916) were featured in a CBS Sunday Morning segment on June 10, covering the prolific pair’s many hits.

Daniel Alarcón

Daniel Alarcón ’99

Hugo Rojo

Daniel Alarcón ’99 was featured on This American Life’s June 8 episode, “Unteachable Moment.” In “Those Who Can’t Play,” a re-airing of a segment that originally ran on Radio Ambulante, Alarcón describes being only average at soccer despite having a soccer-loving father.