Playbill: CCM among most represented colleges on Broadway

UC's College-Conservatory of Music ranked No. 5 in the nation

Theater magazine Playbill released its list of the "10 Most Represented Colleges on Broadway," with the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music ranking in at No. 5.

The annual report looks at the colleges and universities with the most alumni performing on Broadway in the last season (July 23, 2018-May 29, 2019). 

Dozens of UC grads performed in more than 20 of Broadway's biggest and most popular productions of the last year. Playbill's list of CCM's notable alumni includes: 

  • Christy Altomare, Kathryn Boswell, Justin Scott Brown, Kyle Brown and Vicki Lewis ("Anastasia")
  • Shoshana Bean and Bill Nolte ("Waitress")
  • Nicholas Belton, Garett Hawe and Kelly McCormick ("Carousel") 
  • Josh Breckenridge and Sharon Wheatley ("Come From Away")
  • Ryan Breslin, Leslie Kritzer and Sean Montgomery ("Beetlejuice")
  • Andrew Chappelle, Alysha Deslorieux and Raven Thomas ("Hamilton")
  • Gary Cooper and Jason Patrick Sands ("Chicago")
  • Josh A. Dawson, Michele Pawk and Daniel Torres ("Beautiful")
  • Noah J. Ricketts and John Riddle ("Frozen")
  • Blaine Krauss ("The Cher Show," "Kinky Boots"')
  • Christine Cornish Smith ("Kiss Me, Kate," "My Fair Lady")
  • Max Clayton ("Pretty Woman," "Hello, Dolly!")
  • Preston Truman Boyd ("Kiss Me, Kate," "The Play That Goes Wrong")
  • Angel Reda ("The Cher Show," "Chicago") 
  • Giovanni Bonaventura ("Hello, Dolly!") 
  • Alex DeLeo ("Wicked")
  • Mia Gentile ("Kinky Boots")
  • Adam Monley ("Tootsie")
  • Samantha Pollino ("Head Over Heels")
  • Nikki Renée Daniels ("The Book of Mormon")
  • Kimber Sprawl ("A Bronx Tale")

The Cincinnati Enquirer also covered the news — read more.

Featured image at top: CCM alumna Christy Altomare stars in Broadway musical "Anastasia."

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