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

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Here is a rundown on where the principals of Broadway’s The River pursued their college studies.

Visit to learn how you can follow in their footsteps. Individual school listings on the site are linked below.

Cast Members:
Hugh Jackman: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts of Edith Cowan University.
Laura Donnelly: Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
Cush Jumbo: Central School of Speech and Drama, London.

Creative Team:
Jez Butterwoth (Author): St. John's College, Cambridge.
Ian Rickson (Direction): Essex University and Goldsmiths' College.
Ultz (Scenic and Costume Design): University of the Arts London.
Charles Balfour (Lighting Design): NA
Ian Dickinson (Sound Design): NA
Stephen Warbeck (Music): University of Bristol
Michael J. Passaro (Production Stage Manager): New York University—Tisch School of the Arts

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