Schools of the Stars: Where It’s Only a Play Cast and Creators Went to College

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What does it take to write, create or star in a Broadway comedy? 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.

Rupert Grint
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Here is a rundown on where the principals of Broadway’s It’s Only a Play pursued their college studies. Visit to learn how you can follow in their footsteps. Individual school listings on the site are linked below.

Cast List:
F. Murray Abraham: University of Texas at El Paso and University of Texas at Austin
Matthew Broderick: HB Studio
Stockard Channing: Radcliffe College
Rupert Grint: Richard Hale School
Nathan Lane: St. Peter's Preparatory School
Megan Mullally: Northwestern University
Micah Stock: SUNY Purchase

Production Credits:
Terrence McNally (Playwright): Columbia University
Jack O'Brien (Direction): University of Michigan
Scott Pask (Scenic Design): University of Arizona and Yale University
Ann Roth (Costume Design): Carnegie-Mellon
Fitz Patton (Original Music and Sound Design): Vassar College, Bard College and Yale University
Tom Kirdahy (Producer): New York University – Tisch School of the Arts
Roy Furman (Producer): Brooklyn College and Harvard University
Ken Davenport (Producer): Johns Hopkins University and New York University
Hunter Arnold (Producer): DePaul University
Morris Berchard (Producer): The University of Winnipeg
Susan Dietz (Producer): Cornell University and University of Pennslyvania

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