SCHOOLS OF THE STARS: Where Richard III/Twelfth Night Cast and Creators Went to College
10 Nov 2013
What does it take to write, create or star in a Broadway play? 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 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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