Schools of the Stars: Where The Real Thing Cast and Creators Went to College

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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.

Cynthia Nixon
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Here is a rundown on where the principals of the Broadway drama The Real Thing 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:
Ewan McGregor: Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Maggie Gyllenhaal: Northwestern University, Columbia University and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Cynthia Nixon: Barnard College
Josh Hamilton: Brown University
Alex Breaux: The Juilliard School
Ronan Raftery: NA
Madeline Weinstein: Northwestern University

Creative Team:
Tom Stoppard (Playwright): Dolphin School and Pocklington School
Sam Gold (Direction): Cornell University and The Juilliard School
David Zinn (Scenic Design): New York University's Tisch School of the Arts
Kaye Voyce (Costume Design): New York University's Tisch School of the Arts
Mark Barton (Lighting Design): NA
Bray Poor (Sound Design): Yale University
Kate Wilson (Dialect Coach): University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Todd Haimes (Roundabout Artistic Director): University of Pennsylvania and Yale University
Harold Wolpert (Roundabout Managing Director): University of Pennsylvania
Julia C. Levy (Roundabout Executive Director): University of Vermont and Harvard University

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