‘Rise’ Music Director Tom Kitt Elicits Raw Authenticity Of The High School Musical In Season 1 With ‘Spring Awakening’

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A Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway success known for musicals including High Fidelity and Next to Normal, Tom Kitt has over the past several years followed his passion for the world of film and television, making inroads on projects including Pitch Perfect and Penny Dreadful before finding a very personal role as music director of NBC’s drama Rise. Having scored Broadway musicals and performed a great deal himself—with vivid memories of his own high school…