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 The Glass Menagerie, opening March 9 at the Belasco Theatre, 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.
Sally Field (Amanda Wingfield): did not attend college
Joe Mantello (Tom Wingfield): University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Madison Ferris (Laura Wingfield): Muhlenberg College
Finn Wittrock (Jim O’Connor): The Juilliard School
Kathryn Meisle (Understudy): Smith College & University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Tom Nicolai (Understudy): New York University
Carey Cox (Understudy): University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill & Santa Fe University of Art & Design
Sam Gold (Director): Cornell University & The Juilliard School
Andrew Lieberman (Scenic Design): Lewis and Clark College & University of Washington
Wojciech Dziedzic (Costume Design): Gerrit Rietveld Academy & Central St. Martins
Andrew Silverman (Lighting Design): University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Bray Poor (Sound Design): Yale University
Ashley Brooke Monroe (Assistant Director): University of Oklahoma
Lisa Buxbaum (Stage Manager): New York University
Visit PlaybillEDU.com to learn how you can follow in their footsteps!