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Teen of the Week: Annapolis High IB teen hopes her star rises on Broadway -- or Hollywood

Teen of the Week: Annapolis High IB teen hopes her star rises on Broadway -- or Hollywood

The lights of New York City's Great White Way, a stretch lined with the world's finest theaters, glows brighter than any starry constellation. At least it does if you are a starstruck theater aficionado or an aspiring thespian. Though the lights are brighter on Broadway than in her Bloomsbury Square community, Makyra Alexander soon will find this firmament of neon light is just a backdrop to realizing her goals. This semester, Makyra, who turns 18 in a few days, will be a freshman at Marymount Manhattan College, an institution founded in 1936. She moves to the Big Apple on Saturday. Notable Marymount Manhattan thespian alumni include Melissa Benoist of "Glee,"...

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