SCHOOLS OF THE STARS: Where A Night With Janis Joplin Cast and Creators Went to College

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Mary Bridget Davies
Mary Bridget Davies (Photo by Joan Marcus)

Here is a rundown on where the principals of the new Broadway musical A Night With Janis Joplin did their undergraduate studies.

Mary Bridget Davies: Bowling Green State University
Kacee Clanton: University of the Pacific's Conservatory of Music
Taprena Michelle Augustine: Indiana University
De'Adre Aziza: NYU - Tisch School of the Arts
Alison Cusano: University of Hartford – The Hartt School
Allison Blackwell: Spelman College
Randy Johnson (Writing, Direction)
: University of Southern California
Amy Clark (Costume Design)
: NYU - Tisch School of the Arts
Darrel Maloney (Projection Design)
Ross Seligman (Music Director): Portland State University
Len Rhodes (Original Music Director and Arranger): Royal Academy of Music and London College of Music

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