Schools of the Stars: Where the 2015 Tony Winners Went to College

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Where the 2015 Tony Award winners pursued their college studies.
Michael Cerveris
Michael Cerveris

What does it take to win a Tony Award? 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 2015 Tony Award winners 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.

Best Play

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Simon Stephens (Playwright): University of York

Best Book of a Musical
Fun Home
Lisa Kron: Kalamazoo College

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Fun Home
Jeanine Tesori (Music): Barnard College
Lisa Kron (Lyrics): Kalamazoo College

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Kelli O'Hara (The King and I): Oklahoma City University

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

Michael Cerveris (Fun Home): Yale University

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Helen Mirren (The Audience): National Youth Theatre

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Alex Sharp (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time): The Juilliard School

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Ruthie Ann Miles (The King and I) New York University, Steinhardt

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Christian Borle (Something Rotten!) Carnegie Mellon University

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Richard McCabe (The Audience) Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Annaleigh Ashford (You Can’t Take It with You): Marymount Manhattan College

Best Director of a Play
Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time): University of Hull

Best Direction of a Musical
Sam Gold (Fun Home): Cornell University and The Juilliard School

Best Choreography
Christopher Wheeldon (An American in Paris): The Royal Ballet and NYC Ballet

Best Orchestrations
An American in Paris
Christopher Austin: Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Don Sebesky
Bill Elliott

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
An American in Paris
Bob Crowley and 59 Productions: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

Best Scenic Design of a Play
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Bunny Christie: University of the Arts, London
Finn Ross: Royal Central School London

Best Costume Design of a Musical
The King and I
Catherine Zuber: Yale School of Drama

Best Costume Design of a Play
Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
Christopher Oram: West Sussex College of Art and Design

Best Lighting Design of a Musical
An American in Paris
Natasha Katz: Oberlin College and Conservatory

Best Lighting Design of a Play
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Paule Constable: Goldsmiths College, Unviersity of London

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