Motifs: September 2022

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Diane Paulus (IAC/NMC 75-78) is co-director of the Broadway revival of Sherman Edwards’ Tony Award-winning musical 1776. The production will open on Sept. 16, 2022.

Dan DeLange (IAA 80-81) composed the orchestrations for the new national tour of Tony Award-winning musical Annie.

Dr. Maria (Jacques) Lahti (IAC/NMC 84, 86; IAA 86-89) recently retired after 27 years as a colonel in the United States Air Force. Lahti had the opportunity to serve as a physician in Kenya, Ghana, Afghanistan, and many other locations. She has now accepted a position as a cardiologist with Ascension Medical Group in Destin, Florida.

Tom Kitt (IAC/NMC 90) composed the music and lyrics for the new Broadway musical Almost Famous. The production, which is based on Cameron Crowe’s 2000 film of the same name, will begin previews on Oct. 3.

Josh Groban (IAC 97-98) will star as the titular character in the Broadway revival of Sweeney Todd.

Elise Bernlohr Maizel (IAC 03-04, IAA 05-06) has been appointed to the faculty of New York University Law, where she serves as an Acting Assistant Professor of Lawyering and conducts research on corporate governance, attorney professional responsibility, and white-collar crime.

Conor Dailey (IAC 15, 17-18; IAA 15-19; IAC St 19-22) was recently selected to serve on The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi's 2022-2024 Council of Students. The Council, composed of six student vice presidents from chapters across the nation, will serve as the student engagement committee for the Society.

Madeleine Burnett-Caballero (IAC 18-19) was featured on the Great American Songbook Foundation’s Masterclass Moments on Sept. 5. Burnett-Caballero was one of just five selected to receive a Mentor Award and a master class with Songbook Foundation founder Michael Feinstein and singer Nicole Henry.