What do Lin-Manuel Miranda and Michael Price have in common? Yes, they're both major figures in musical theater and have earned Tony Awards. But also, on May 24 both men will receive honorary degrees from Wesleyan University in Middletown.
In 2002 Miranda graduated from the school where he began to work on his musical "In the Heights" — and where the earliest version of that show was produced. The show went on to win Tony Awards for the show and the composer-performer.
Miranda is also the co-composer/co-lyricist of Broadway's "Bring it On: The Musical," which received a 2013 Tony nomination for Best Musical.
His latest show, "Hamilton," is...