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

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Where the cast and creative team of the Broadway musical War Paint pursued their college studies.
Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole
Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole Joseph Marzullo/WENN

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 new Broadway musical War Paint 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:
Patti LuPone (Helena Rubinstein): The Juilliard School
Christine Ebersole (Elizabeth Arden): MacMurray College & American Academy of Dramatic Arts
John Dossett (Tommy Lewis): Carnegie Mellon University
Douglas Sills (Harry Fleming): University of Michigan & American Conservatory Theatre
Mary Ernster (Ensemble): University of Northern Colorado & Northwestern University
David Girolmo (Ensemble): SUNY Geneseo
Joanna Glushak (Ensemble): Yale University
Chris Hoch (Ensemble): Carnegie Mellon University
Mary Claire King (Ensemble): Syracuse University
Steffanie Leigh (Ensemble): Carnegie Mellon University
Erik Liberman (Ensemble): New World School of the Arts
Barbara Marineau (Ensemble): Western Michigan University
Stephanie Jae Park (Ensemble): College Conservatory of Music (University of Cincinnati)
Angel Reda (Ensemble): College Conservatory of Music (University of Cincinnati)
Jennifer Rias (Ensemble): Did not attend college
Patti Cohenour (Standby): University of New Mexico
Barbara Jo Bednarczuk (Swing): Otterbein College
Donna Migliaccio (Swing): University of Hawaii at Manoa
Tom Galantich (Understudy): Northwestern University
Tally Sessions (Understudy): University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Production Credits:
Doug Wright (Book): Yale University & New York University
Scott Frankel (Music): Yale University
Michael Korie (Lyrics): Brandeis University & New York University
Michael Greif (Director): Northwestern University & University of California, San Diego
Lawrence Yurman (Music Director): Oberlin College & Conservatory
Michael Keller (Music Coordinator): Manhattan School of Music
Michael Aarons (Music Coordinator): Manhattan School of Music
David Korins (Scenic Design): University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Catherine Zuber (Costume Design): Yale University
Kenneth Posner (Lighting Design): SUNY Purchase
Brian Ronan (Sound Design): SUNY Oswego
Tripp Phillips (Production Stage Manager): University of Mississippi
Rachel Zack (Stage Manager): Ithaca College

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