SCHOOLS OF THE STARS: Where Richard III/Twelfth Night Cast and Creators Went to College

By Robert Viagas
November 10, 2013

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Here is a rundown on where the principals of the Broadway revivals of Twelfth Night and Richard III pursued their college studies.

Mark Rylance: Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts
Stephen Fry: Queens’ College, Cambridge
Samuel Barnett: The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
John Paul Connolly: Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts
Jethro Skinner: Manchester Metropolitan University
Angus Wright: Edinburgh University and Central School of Speech and Drama
Matt Harrington: New York University
Samuel Budish: The Juilliard School
Joseph Timms: Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts
Dominic Brewer: Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art
Samuel Budish: The Juilliard School
Emily Baines: Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Tony Ward: West Valley College
Claire van Kampen (Music): Royal College of Music

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