Schools of the Stars: Where Big Fish Cast and Creators Went to College

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06 Oct 2013

Kate Baldwin
Kate Baldwin

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 principals of the new Broadway musical Big Fish completed their undergraduate studies.

Norbert Leo Butz: Webster University
Kate Baldwin: Northwestern University
Bobby Steggert: NYU Tisch School of the Arts
Brad Oscar: Boston University
Krystal Joy Brown: American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Librettist John August: Drake University
Composer Andrew Lippa: University of Michigan
Director Susan Stroman: University of Delaware
Costume designer William Ivey Long: College of William and Mary
Orchestrator Larry Hochman: Manhattan School of Music
Lighting designer Donald Holder: University of Maine

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Norbert Leo Butz, Zachary Unger, Sarah Strimmel and cast
Photo by Paul Kolnik