What College Has Turned Out Stars of Hairspray Live!, The Book of Mormon, Shuffle Along and More?

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A look at the distinguished alumni that have graduated from Marymount Manhattan College
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With the news that current Marymount Manhattan College sophomore Maddie Baillio landed the coveted role of Tracy Turnblad in NBC's Hairpsray Live!, we take a look at alumni from the NYC liberal arts school who have made it big within the entertainment industry.

Annaleigh Asford: Tony-winning Broadway, TV & film actress (You Can't Take it with You, Kinky Boots, Masters of Sex)
Adrienne Warren: Tony-nominated Broadway & TV actress (Shuffle Along, Bring It On)
Laverne Cox: Actress, producer & LGBT advocate (Orange is the New Black, The Rocky Horror Picture Show)
Melissa Rauch: TV & film actress (The Big Bang Theory)
Andrew Rannells: Tony-nominated Broadway, TV & film actor (The Book of Mormon, Hamilton, Girls)
Jenna Ushkowitz: Broadway, TV & film actress (Glee, Spring Awakening)
Kathleen Monteleone: Broadway, TV Actress (Hands on a Hard Body)
Melissa Benoist: TV & film actress (Glee, Supergirl, The Longest Ride)
Mimi Imfurst: American drag performer & recording artist (RuPaul's Drag Race & All Stars)
Adam Chanler-Berat: Broadway & film actor (Next to Normal, Peter and the Starcatcher, Rent)
Jason Gotay: Broadway actor (Bring It On, Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark)
BreedLove: Performer and composer
Emmy Raver-Lampman: Broadway actress (The SpongeBob Musical, Hamilton, A Night With Janis Joplin)
Ta'Rea Campbell: Broadway Actress (Leap of Faith, The Book of Mormon, Lion King)
Laurel Casillo: Broadway, TV Actress (Act One)
Spencer Grammer: TV & film actress (Greek, Royal Pains, Chicago PD)
Moira Kelly: TV, film and voice over actress (The Lion King, The West Wing, One Tree Hill)
Tika Sumpter: TV & film actress (One Life to live, Gossip Girl, Ride Along)
Erik Palladino: TV & film actor (ER, NCIS, Burn Notice)
Alexandra Daddario: TV & Film actress (White Collar, Percy Jackson, True Detective)

Marymount Manhattan College is a liberal arts college, located on the Upper East Side of New York City and approximately enrolls 2,000 undergraduate students from over 48 states and 60 countries . The college features over 25 major programs of study that range from Theatre Arts, Acting, Dance, Business, Digital Media & Journalism, Communication Arts, English & World Literatures, Environmental Studies, Philosophy & Religious Studies, Public Relations & Strategic Communication and Speech-Language Pathology. The college currently has two residence halls located on 55th Street in Midtown (east) and Copper Square in the East Village. MMC also offers special programs for students including study abroad, performing arts in London, and cooperative degrees with Pace University. For more information on Marymount Manhattan College, please visit www.playbilledu.com or www.mmm.edu.

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