Schools of the Stars: Where Junk Cast and Creators Went to College

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Where the full cast and creative team of Ayad Akhtar’s Broadway play Junk pursued their college studies.
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Joey Slotnick and company T. Charles Erickson

What does it take to write, create, or star in a Broadway play? Hard work, talent, luck—all backed up by a good education. You have to supply the first three yourself, but PlaybillEDU™ can help you find the fourth.

Here is a rundown on where the cast and production team of Ayad Akhtar’s Broadway play Junk pursued their college studies. Visit PlaybillEDU.com to learn how you can follow in their footsteps. Individual school listings on the site are linked below.

Cast List:
Teresa Avia Lim (Judy Chen): Yale University
Steven Pasquale (Robert Merkin): Southern Methodist University
Matthew Rauch (Israel Peterman): Princeton University & A.R.T. Institute at Harvard University
Matthew Saldivar (Raúl Rivera): Middlebury College & New York University
Caroline Hewitt (Charlene Stewart): American Conservatory Theatre
Ethan Phillips (Murray Lefkowitz, Lawyer): Cornell University
Rick Holmes (Thomas Everson, Jr.): Gettysburg College & New York University
Henry Stram (Maximillian Cizik): The Juilliard School
Ito Aghayere (Jacqueline Blount): Duke University & Columbia University
Michael Siberry (Leo Tresler): National Institute of Dramatic Art
Joey Slotnick (Boris Pronsky): Southern Methodist University
Nate Miller (Devon Atkins, Waiter): Marquette University & The Juilliard School
Phillip James Brannon (Kevin Walsh): DePaul University
Miriam Silverman (Amy Merkin): Brown University
Charlie Semine (Giuseppe Addesso): Yale University
Tony Carlin (Union Rep, Corrigan Wiley, Curt): DeSales University
Ian Lassiter (Ensemble): Fordham University & New York University
Sean McIntyre (Ensemble): James Madison University & University of California, San Diego
Demosthenes Chrysan (Ensemble): New York University & Columbia University
Jenelle Chu (Ensemble): University of Missouri, Kansas City & Yale University
Adam Ludwig (Ensemble): Middlebury College, American Conservatory Theatre & University of Lyon
Stephanie Umoh (Ensemble): Boston Conservatory

Production Credits:
Doug Hughes (Director): Harvard University
John Lee Beatty (Scenic Design): Brown University & Yale University
Catherine Zuber (Costume Design): Yale University
Ben Stanton (Lighting Design): University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Benjamin Pearcy (Projections Design): Boston University
Mark Bennett (Original Music and Sound): Vassar College & New England Conservatory of Music
Charles Means (Stage Manager): DeSales University
Jessica Niebanck (General Manager): Emerson College
Matthew Markoff (Company Manager): New York University

Visit PlaybillEDU.com to learn how you can follow in their footsteps!

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