In the film adaptation of Tony winner Stephen Karam's Speech & Debate, Sarah Steele reprises her role as drama queen Diwata from the original Off-Broadway production. Take a look above at an exclusive sneak peek at the film below, in which Diwata auditions for her drama teacher Mr. Healy (played by Skylar Astin) with a medley combining Hamilton, Evita, and more.
In the additional scene below, Solomon (Liam James) learns about the virtues of Speech & Debate club from none other than Darren Criss.
Speech and Debate, about an unlikely trio of high school outcasts who form a makeshift public speaking troupe, also features Austin P. McKenzie, Roger Bart, Janeane Garofalo, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Kal Penn, and Kimberly Williams-Paisley, and includes special appearances by Miranda and Kristin Chenoweth.
The film will be available exclusively on iTunes April 2, and then in select theaters and on VOD April 7. A red carpet premiere screening will take place at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre April 2; Playbill will be on hand as the official live streaming partner for the event. Be sure to tune in on FB Live at approximately 6:15 PM to catch the red carpet excitement, and later for the post-screening #FindYourVoice town hall.