Huge 10 2022: The ten Most Represented Faculties on Broadway within the 2021-2022 Season

September 9, 2022

As a part of Playbill’s Again to Faculty week, check out our annual report on the universities and universities with essentially the most alumni acting on Broadway within the final season. Under you may discover this yr’s high 10 most represented faculties on Broadway, plus a couple of honorable mentions that simply barely missed making the highest 10. Have a look and see in case your college—or a college you are contemplating attending—made the listing!

Editor’s Observe: For the needs of this listing, we checked out each actor who carried out in a Broadway present from August 22, 2021, by Could 4, 2022, which runs from the primary opening of the season (Cross Over) to the deadline for Tony Awards eligibility for the season. Alumni performing in exhibits that opened on or after Could 5, 2022, shall be included in subsequent yr’s listing. Faculty attendance knowledge was pulled from publicly out there sources, together with Playbill and internet-accessible actor résumés. The rating beneath relies solely on our rely of alumni that carried out on Broadway throughout the above vary of dates.



1. New York College: Randy Aaron (The Guide of Mormon), Renée Albulario (David Byrne’s American Utopia), Ioana Alfonso (Depraved), Utkarsh Ambudkar (Freestyle Love Supreme), Akilah Ayanna (Mrs. Doubtfire), Julie Benko (Humorous Woman), Ato Blankson-Wooden (Slave Play), Larkin Bogan (Depraved), Alana Raquel Bowers (Hen & Biscuits), Alex Brightman (Beetlejuice), Sojourner Brown (Hadestown), Jared Canfield (Macbeth), Debra Cardona (Humorous Woman), Julian Cihi (Take Me Out), Phil Colgan (Hamilton), Billy Crystal (Mr. Saturday Evening), Kurt Csolak (Humorous Woman), Adam Dannheisser (Beetlejuice), Diane Davis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Baby), Emily Davis (Is This A Room), André de Shields (Hadestown), Jennifer Dunne (Chicago), Ronald Emile (Macbeth), Manoel Felciano (Expensive Evan Hansen), Haley Fish (The Music Man), Hannah Florence (Depraved), Jenn Gambatese (Mrs. Doubtfire), Karla Puno Garcia (Hamilton), Jordan Gelber (Mr. Saturday Evening), Chris Giarmo (David Byrne’s American Utopia), Ta’Nika Gibson (Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Occasions of the Temptations), Emily Goldman (The Lehman Trilogy), Amber Grey (Macbeth, Hadestown), Josh Daniel Inexperienced (Depraved), Jin Ha (Hamilton), Chasten Harmon (Mr. Saturday Evening), Roe Hartrampf (Diana), Katharine Heaton (The Phantom of the Opera), Pleasure Hermalyn (Caroline, or Change), Ben Horner (Harry Potter and the Cursed Baby), Neal Huff (To Kill A Mockingbird), Timothy Hughes (Hadestown), Miles G. Jackson (Hen & Biscuits), Molly Jobe (Waitress), Keziah John-Paul (The Guide of Mormon), Brittney Johnson (Depraved), Oyoyo Joi (MJ The Musical), David Josefsberg (Beetlejuice), Devin Kawaoka (Slave Play), Jordan Lage (American Buffalo), Heather Lang (Jagged Little Capsule), Kelvin Moon Loh (Beetlejuice), Stephen Mark Lukas (Humorous Woman), Dakin Matthews (Waitress, To Kill A Mockingbird), Amelia McClain (To Kill A Mockingbird), Completely satisfied McPartlin (Come From Away), Maiesha McQueen (Waitress), Debra Messing (Birthday Candles), Aigner Mizzelle (Hen & Biscuits), Bronson Norris Murphy (The Phantom of the Opera), Anisha Nagarajan (Firm), Sahr Ngaujah (Moulin Rouge! The Musical), Kelsey Orem (Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Jagged Little Capsule), Lauren Patten (Jagged Little Capsule), Khori Michelle Petinaud (Moulin Rouge! The Musical), Gerianne Pérez (Waitress), Molly Ranson (Plaza Suite), Joshua David Robinson (The Minutes), Devere Rogers (Hen & Biscuits), Nic Rouleau (The Guide of Mormon), Adi Roy (Jagged Little Capsule), Jaquez André Sims (Mrs. Doubtfire), Dana Steingold (Beetlejuice), Pearl Solar (Come From Away), Kay Trinidad (Hadestown), Ryan VanDenBoom (MJ The Musical), Nicky Venditti (Depraved), Nik Walker (Hamilton, Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Occasions of the Temptations), Naomi C. Walley (MJ The Musical), Nyla Watson (Waitress), Tatiana Wechsler (Mr. Saturday Evening), Sarin Monae West (The Pores and skin of Our Enamel), D. Woods (for coloured women who’ve thought of suicide/when the rainbow is enuf), Ryan Worsing (The Music Man), Malcolm Miles Younger (The Lion King)



2. College of Michigan: Cameron Amandus (The Lion King), Leanne Antonio (The Lion King), Andrew Arrington (The Lion King), Stanley Bahorek (Firm), Jordan Barrow (Depraved), Whitney Bashor (MJ The Musical), Etai Benson (Firm), Ashley Blanchet (Waitress), Zachary Sales space (To Kill A Mockingbird), Jane Bruce (Jagged Little Capsule), Christopher Campbell (MJ The Musical), Britney Coleman (Firm), Bobby Conte (Firm), Darren Criss (American Buffalo), Janine DiVita (Jagged Little Capsule), Erin Dilly (Plaza Suite), De’Lon Grant (Come From Away), Olivia Hernandez (Plaza Suite), Commodore C. Primous III (Beetlejuice), Bre Jackson (The Guide of Mormon), Wonza Johnson (MJ The Musical), Celia Keenan-Bolger (To Kill A Mockingbird), Emilie Kouatchou (The Phantom of the Opera), Max Kumangai (Waitress, Jagged Little Capsule), Spencer LaRue (Harry Potter and the Cursed Baby), Carina-Kay Louchiey (MJ The Musical), Nkeki Obi-Melekwe (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical), David Paymer (Mr. Saturday Evening), Alex Puette (Hadestown), Nevada Riley (Beetlejuice), Paul A. Schaefer (The Phantom of the Opera), A.J. Shively (Paradise Sq.), Alexis Sims (for coloured women who’ve thought of suicide/when the rainbow is enuf), Dani Spieler (Chicago), Brian Spitulnik (Chicago), Travis Ward-Osborne (Moulin Rouge! The Musical)



3. American Musical and Dramatic Academy: Netanel Bellaishe (Aladdin), Maria Briggs (The Music Man), Krystal Pleasure Brown (Hamilton), Colin Cunliffe (Paradise Sq.), Charity Angél Dawson (Waitress, Mrs. Doubtfire), Asia Kate Dillon (Macbeth), Karli Dinardo (Moulin Rouge! The Musical), Josh Drake (Aladdin), Alexander Ferguson (Hamilton), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Take Me Out), Carissa Fiorillo (Aladdin), Jenny Florkowski (Depraved), Kyle Ramar Freeman (A Unusual Loop), J. Harrison Ghee (Mrs. Doubtfire), Jennie Harney-Fleming (Hamilton), Christopher Jackson (Freestyle Love Supreme), Taylor Symone Jackson (Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Occasions of the Temptations), Kristen Jeter (The Guide of Mormon), Caissie Levy (Caroline, or Change), Brittney Mack (Six: The Musical), Anastacia McCleskey (Waitress, Caroline, or Change), Jay McKenzie (Paradise Sq.), Harper Miles (Caroline, or Change), Kenita R. Miller (for coloured women who’ve thought of suicide/when the rainbow is enuf), Domonique Paton (Depraved), Soara-Joye Ross (Hadestown), Kyle Scatliffe (Hamilton), Housso Semon (The Lion King, Woman From the North Nation), Christopher Sieber (Firm), Carla R. Stewart (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical), Stephanie Torns (Waitress)



4. Yale: Aaron Bartz (Harry Potter and the Cursed Baby), Ian Bedford (To Kill A Mockingbird), Ato Blankson-Wooden (Slave Play), Baize Buzan (To Kill A Mockingbird), Bryan Terrell Clark (Ideas of a Coloured Man), Will Cobbs (Is This A Room), Enrico Colantoni (Birthday Candles), Rosalyn Coleman (To Kill A Mockingbird), Antoinette Crowe-Legacy (Slave Play), William DeMeritt (The Pores and skin of Our Enamel), Stephen DeRosa (Mr. Saturday Evening), Edmund Donovan (Clyde’s), Henry Gottfried (Waitress), Josh Goulding (Hangmen), Chasten Harmon (Mr. Saturday Evening), Jonathan Chad Higginbotham (Slave Play), Irene Sofia Lucio (Slave Play), Jefferson Mays (The Music Man), Okwui Okpokwasili (for coloured women who’ve thought of suicide/when the rainbow is enuf), Austin Pendleton (The Minutes), Christian Probst (The Guide of Mormon), Ari Shapiro (POTUS: Or Behind Each Nice Dumbass Are Seven Girls Attempting to Maintain Him Alive), Asa Somers (Expensive Evan Hansen), Elizabeth Stahlmann (Slave Play), Graham Stevens (Beetlejuice), Myra Lucretia Taylor (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical), Christianne Tisdale (Depraved), Chalia La Tour (Slave Play), Ariana Venturi (The Minutes), Adrienne Wells (The Pores and skin of Our Enamel)



5. (tie) Boston Conservatory: Lawrence Alexander (The Lion King), Tia Altinay (Aladdin), Chelsey Arce (Harry Potter and the Cursed Baby), Will Blum (Beetlejuice), John Cardoza (Jagged Little Capsule), Erin Davie (Diana), Matt DeAngelis (Waitress), Brian Dillon (Aladdin), Meg Doherty (Depraved), Peter Ermides (Depraved), Celia Hottenstein (Depraved), Eric Anthony Johnson (Beetlejuice), Zachary Daniel Jones (Depraved), Eddie Korbich (The Music Man), John Krause (Hadestown), Renni Anthony Magee (MJ The Musical), Alexandra Matteo (Mrs. Doubtfire), Liz McCartney (Humorous Woman), Michael McGrath (Plaza Suite), Sean McManus (Beetlejuice), Shoba Narayan (Aladdin), Ramone Owens (Beetlejuice), Aaron Patterson (Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Occasions of the Temptations), Brandi Porter (Clyde’s), Emily Pynenburg (Flying Over Sundown), Nicholas Ryan (Hamilton), Jennifer Simard (Firm), Matt Wall (Firm), Sir Brock Warren (Paradise Sq., Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Occasions of the Temptations)



The Juilliard Faculty: Colin Bates (Woman From the North Nation), Michael Braugher (To Kill A Mockingbird), Randy Castillo (Depraved), Yossi Chaikin (Hamilton), Grantham Coleman (Macbeth), Gabriel Ebert (Cross Over), Jacob Fishel (Paradise Sq.), Drew Wildman Foster (Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Occasions of the Temptations), Joelle Gates (The Phantom of the Opera), Michael Genet (Hen & Biscuits), Brandon Micheal Corridor (Hassle in Thoughts), Bahiyah Hibah (Moulin Rouge! The Musical), Joaquina Kalukango (Paradise Sq.), Patti LuPone (Firm), Kathleen McNenny (The Minutes), Geoffrey Allen Murphy (To Kill A Mockingbird), Chris Myers (How I Realized to Drive), N’Kenge (Caroline, or Change), Julian Robertson (Cross Over, The Pores and skin of Our Enamel), Kyle R. Robinson (MJ The Musical), Blake Russell (Slave Play), Robert Sella (Flying Over Sundown), James Seol (Come From Away), Laura Shoop (Flying Over Sundown), Andrea Syglowski (Cross Over), Natalie Tenenbaum (David Byrne’s American Utopia), Stephen Barker Turner (Birthday Candles), Kamille Upshaw (MJ The Musical), Michael Urie (Hen & Biscuits)



7. (tie) College of Cincinnati – Faculty Conservatory of Music: Todd Almond (Woman From the North Nation), Ezekiel Andrew (The Lion King), Shoshana Bean (Mr. Saturday Evening), Matt Bogart (Paradise Sq.), Giovanni Bonaventura (Moulin Rouge! The Musical), Aria Braswell (Flying Over Sundown), Josh Breckenridge (Come From Away), Ryan Breslin (Beetlejuice), Ashley Brown (How I Realized to Drive), Kyle Brown (Moulin Rouge! The Musical), Max Clayton (The Music Man), Nikki Renée Daniels (Firm), Jennifer Fouché (Hen & Biscuits, POTUS: Or Behind Each Nice Dumbass Are Seven Girls Attempting to Maintain Him Alive, Chicago), Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer (Beetlejuice), Sean Montgomery (The Music Man), Samantha Pollino (Hamilton), Angel Reda (Chicago), John Riddle (The Phantom of the Opera), Christine Cornish Smith (Chicago), Kimber Elayne Sprawl (Woman From the North Nation), Daniel Torres (The Music Man), Jim Walton (Come From Away), Sharon Wheatley (Come From Away), Tony Yazbeck (Flying Over Sundown)



Carnegie Mellon College: Chanté Adams (Skeleton Crew), Iris Beaumier (The Little Prince), Amanda Jane Cooper (Depraved), Kaleigh Cronin (Mrs. Doubtfire), John Dossett (Paradise Sq.), Sutton Foster (The Music Man), Gaby Gamache (Aladdin), Drew Gehling (Waitress), Michael Hollick (The Lion King), Antwayn Hopper (A Unusual Loop), Arica Jackson (Caroline, or Change), Andrew Kober (Beetlejuice), Emily Koch (Waitress), Robert Lenzi (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical), Carl Lundstedt (Take Me Out), Kate Marilley (Flying Over Sundown), Gabrielle McClinton (Paradise Sq.), Manu Narayan (Firm), Patricia Phillips (The Phantom of the Opera), Jon-Michael Reese (A Unusual Loop), Ben Levi Ross (Expensive Evan Hansen), Jessie Shelton (Hadestown), Greg Stuhr (The Minutes), Gregory Treco (Hamilton)



9. Northwestern College: Annelise Baker (Jagged Little Capsule), J. Casey Barrett (The Guide of Mormon), Craig Bierko (Woman From the North Nation), Will Carlyon (Harry Potter and the Cursed Baby), Antonette Cohen (Depraved), Diane Davis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Baby), Bryan Eng (Plaza Suite), Tom Galantich (The Lehman Trilogy), David Michael Garry (The Phantom of the Opera), Leslie Jackson (Caroline, or Change), Katrina Lenk (Firm), Scott Mikita (The Phantom of the Opera), Sally Murphy (The Minutes), Amber Owens (Aladdin), Zachary Noah Piser (Expensive Evan Hansen), Carrington Vilmont (The Phantom of the Opera), Ian Weinberger (Freestyle Love Supreme), Brad Weinstock (Aladdin), Alex Weisman (Harry Potter and the Cursed Baby), Jim Weitzer (The Phantom of the Opera)



10. Tempo College: Amanda Braun (Hamilton), Taylor Broadard (Hamilton), Gabi Campo (Beetlejuice), Jamal Christopher Douglas (Paradise Sq.), Charlie Franklin (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical), Brandon Kalm (Waitress), Adam J. Levy (Moulin Rouge! The Musical), John-Michael Lyles (A Unusual Loop), Emily Rogers (Depraved), Analise Scarpaci (Mrs. Doubtfire), Cassidy Stoner (Aladdin), Bethany Ann Tesarck (Diana), Davis Wayne (Hadestown), Samantha Williams (Caroline, or Change), Zelig Williams (MJ The Musical), Daniel Yearwood (Hamilton)

Honorable Mentions:

Elon College: Gerald Caesar (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical), Michael Callahan (Aladdin), Kennedy Caughell (Paradise Sq.), Ashley Pérez Flanagan (Freestyle Love Supreme), April Holloway (Aladdin), Rob Marnell (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical), Ginna Claire Mason (Depraved), Matt Meigs (Depraved), Paul HeeSang Miller (Aladdin), JJ Niemann (The Guide of Mormon), Lindsay Ok. Northen (Depraved), Sayo Oni (Hadestown), Nasia Thomas (Caroline, or Change), Daniel J. Watts (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical), Sidney Nicole Wilson (The Lion King)

Pennsylvania State College: Keely Beirne (Moulin Rouge! The Musical), Jane Brockman (The Music Man), Audrey Cardwell (The Music Man), Kevin Clay (The Guide of Mormon), Dan Gleason (Depraved), Michael Alexander Henry (The Lion King), Nathan Lucrezio (Diana), Stephanie Martignetti (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical), Christian Thompson (Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Occasions of the Temptations), Clay Thomson (Moulin Rouge! The Musical), Laurie Veldheer (Plaza Suite), Aidan Wharton (Woman From the North Nation), Alan Wiggins (Paradise Sq.)

Fordham College: Alex Aquilino (Depraved), Taeler Elyse Cyrus (Depraved), Rosie Lani Fiedelman (The Lion King), R.J. Foster (The Lehman Trilogy), Paige Fraser-Hoffman (The Lion King), Daniel More durable (The Lion King), Collin Heyward (The Lion King), Lindsey Jolyn Jackson (The Lion King), Alia Kache (The Lion King), Victoria Oliver (Hassle in Thoughts), J Nycole Ralph (The Guide of Mormon), Julie White (POTUS: Or Behind Each Nice Dumbass Are Seven Girls Attempting to Maintain Him Alive)

Marymount Manhattan Faculty: Nadia Brown (Harry Potter and the Cursed Baby), Alicia Charles (Aladdin), William DeMeritt (The Pores and skin of Our Enamel), Mia DeWeese (Moulin Rouge! The Musical), Paige Faure (Firm), Matthew Marks (The Guide of Mormon), Kara Menendez (Moulin Rouge! The Musical), Alexandra Peter (Harry Potter and the Cursed Baby), Eilis Quinn (Paradise Sq.), Mariah Reives (Humorous Woman), Kei Tsuruharatani (Jagged Little Capsule), Adrienne Warren (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical)

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