Brian d'Arcy James Shares Some Higher Learning With PlaybillEDU
Brian d'Arcy James made a name for himself with turns in Broadway shows like Carousel, Shrek the Musical, Next to Normal and Time Stands Still, but his career started long before — his first professional job came while he was still a student at Northwestern University. James sat down with Playbill to chat about his higher education experiences in support of PlaybillEDU, a new website aimed at matching prospective students of theatre, music and dance to the perfect college or conservatory program. See Alice Ripley's chat with Playbill about her higher education experiences.
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