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

News   Schools of the Stars: Where Waitress Cast and Creators Went to College Where the principals of the Broadway musical Waitress pursued their college studies.
Drew Gehling and Jessie Mueller
Drew Gehling and Jessie Mueller Joan Marcus

What does it take to write, create or star in a Broadway musical? 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 Broadway musical Waitress 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:
Jessie Mueller: Syracuse University
Keala Settle: Southern Utah University
Kimiko Glenn: Boston Conservatory
Drew Gehling: Carnegie Mellon University
Nick Cordero: Ryerson University
Dakin Matthews: New York University
Christopher Fitzgerald: Rollins College & American Conservatory Theatre
Charity Angél Dawson: American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Thay Floyd: New York University
Molly Hager: New York University
Aisha Jackson: University of Northern Colorado
Jeremy Morse: New York University
Stephanie Torns: American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Ryan Vasquez: University of Michigan
Henry Gottfried: Yale University
Max Kumangai: University of Michigan
Ragan Pharris: Pace University

Production Credits:
Sara Bareilles (Music, Lyrics & Orchestrations): University of California, Los Angles
Diane Paulus (Director): Harvard University/Radcliffe College & Columbia University
Jessie Nelson (Book): University of California, Santa Cruz
Nadia DiGiallonardo (Musical Supervisor & Arrangements): Vassar College
Lorin Latarro (Choreographer): The Juilliard School
Scott Pask (Scenic Design): University of Arizona & Yale University
Suttirat Larlarb (Costume Design): Yale School of Drama
Christopher Akerlind (Lighting Design): Boston University & Yale School of Drama
Thomas J. Gates (Production Stage Manager): Niagara University

Visit PlaybillEDU.com to learn how you can follow in their footsteps!

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