Schools of the Stars: Where the 2018 Tony Winners Went to College


What does it take to win a Tony Award? Hard work and talent—often backed up by an educational or training program. Here is a rundown on where the 2018 Tony Award winners pursued their training.

Best Play
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two – Jack Thorne: University of Cambridge

Best Book of a Musical
The Band’s Visit- Itamar Moses: Yale University & New York University

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
The Band’s Visit- David Yazbek: Brown University

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Tony Shalhoub, The Band’s Visit: University of Southern Maine & Yale University

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Katrina Lenk, The Band’s Visit: Northwestern University

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Andrew Garfield, Angels in America: Central School of Speech and Drama

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Glenda Jackson, Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Ari’el Stachel, The Band’s Visit: New York University

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Lindsay Mendez, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel: Orange County School of the Arts

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Nathan Lane, Angels in America: St. Joseph’s University

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Laurie Metcalf, Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women: Illinois State University

Best Direction of a Play
John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two: Glasgow University

Best Direction of a Musical
David Cromer, The Band’s Visit: Columbia College Chicago

Best Choreography
Justin Peck, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel: School of American Ballet

Best Scenic Design of a Play
Christine Jones, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two: Concordia University & New York University

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical: New York University

Best Costume Design of a Play
Katrina Lindsay, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two: Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Catherine Zuber, My Fair Lady: Yale University

Best Lighting Design of a Play
Neil Austin, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two: Guildhall School of Music & Drama

Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Tyler Micoleau, The Band’s Visit: Bowdoin College

Best Sound Design of a Play
Gareth Fry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two: Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Best Sound Design of a Musical
Kai Harada, The Band’s Visit: Yale University

Best Orchestrations
Jamshied Sharifi, The Band’s Visit: Massachusetts Institute of Technology & Berklee College of Music

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