Schools of the Stars: Where the 2019 Tony Award Winners Went to College

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Where this year's Tony winners for all categories pursued their college studies.
The 2019 Tony Awards
The 2019 Tony Awards Photo: John P. Filo/CBS

From small liberal arts colleges to large state schools to performing arts conservatories, take a look at the institutes of higher learning where this year's Tony winners honed their crafts in the breakdown below.

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Best Play

Jez Butterworth (The Ferryman): St. John’s College

Best Revival of a Play
Mart Crowley (The Boys in the Band): The Catholic University of America

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Bryan Cranston (Network): Los Angeles Valley College

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Elaine May (The Waverly Gallery): Did not attend college

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Santino Fontana (Tootsie): University of Minnesota

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Stephanie J. Block (The Cher Show): Did not attend college

Best Book of a Musical
Robert Horn (Tootsie): New York University

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Anaïs Mitchell (Hadestown): Middlebury College

Best Choreography
Sergio Trujillo (Ain't Too Proud): University of Toronto

Best Orchestrations
Michael Chorney (Hadestown): Did not attend college
Todd Sickafoose (Hadestown): University of California, Los Angeles and California Institute of the Arts

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Rachel Hauck (Hadestown): University of California, Los Angeles

Best Scenic Design of a Play and Best Costume Design of a Play
Rob Howell (The Ferryman): Birmingham City University

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Bob Mackie (The Cher Show): Pasadena City College and Chouinard Art Institute

Best Sound Design of a Play
Fitz Patton (Choir Boy): Vassar College, Bard College, and Yale University

Best Sound Design of a Musical
Nevin Steinberg (Hadestown): Harvard College and New York University
Jessica Paz (Hadestown): CUNY Medgar Evers College

Best Lighting Design of a Play
Neil Austin (Ink): Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Bradley King (Hadestown): New York University

Best Direction of a Play
Sam Mendes (The Ferryman): Peterhouse, Cambridge

Best Direction of a Musical
Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown): New York University and Columbia University

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Bertie Carvel (Ink): University of Sussex and Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Celia Keenan-Bolger (To Kill a Mockingbird): University of Michigan

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Ali Stroker (Oklahoma!): New York University

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
André De Shields (Hadestown): University of Wisconsin–Madison and New York University

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