Watch as Sarah Steele Embraces Her Inner Lin-Manuel Miranda in Exclusive Speech & Debate Clip | Playbill

Video Watch as Sarah Steele Embraces Her Inner Lin-Manuel Miranda in Exclusive Speech & Debate Clip Before it hits movie theatres April 7, get a glimpse of Steele, Skylar Astin, and Darren Criss in two exclusive clips from the movie based on Stephen Karam’s play.

In the film adaptation of Tony winner Stephen Karam's Speech & Debate, Sarah Steele reprises her role as drama queen Diwata from the original Off-Broadway production. Take a look above at an exclusive sneak peek at the film below, in which Diwata auditions for her drama teacher Mr. Healy (played by Skylar Astin) with a medley combining Hamilton, Evita, and more.

Also making a cameo in the clip is Falsettos and Spring Awakening choreographer Spencer Liff, who staged the film's dance sequences.

In the additional scene below, Solomon (Liam James) learns about the virtues of Speech & Debate club from none other than Darren Criss.

Speech and Debate, about an unlikely trio of high school outcasts who form a makeshift public speaking troupe, also features Austin P. McKenzie, Roger Bart, Janeane Garofalo, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Kal Penn, and Kimberly Williams-Paisley, and includes special appearances by Miranda and Kristin Chenoweth.

The film will be available exclusively on iTunes April 2, and then in select theaters and on VOD April 7. A red carpet premiere screening will take place at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre April 2; Playbill will be on hand as the official live streaming partner for the event. Be sure to tune in on FB Live at approximately 6:15 PM to catch the red carpet excitement, and later for the post-screening #FindYourVoice town hall.


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