Tony-nominated Broadway composer Andrew Lippa.
“I am a quadruple minority,” he says. “I’m a gay, Jewish, left-handed Macintosh user. I have gone through life slightly different from a lot of people. Growing up, I wanted to be chosen for the team, but I was a fat kid and never got picked. I am no longer fat, but that old version of me helps me relate to characters who struggle and have to overcome adversity.”