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The Broadway Cast Should Actors Go to School for Their Craft? The Broadway Cast guests Shalita Grant and Alison Wright sound off on a recent episode of Playbill’s new podcast.

On the August 14 episode of The Broadway Cast, Playbill welcomed Tony nominee Shalita Grant; Henry Lewis, star and co-writer of The Play That Goes Wrong; and Sweat actor Alison Wright. With so much talent in the room, our guests tackled a handful of big industry themes and questions—for example: Should actors get a formal theatre education?

Watch the video above to see what they had to say.

Grant was most recently seen on the Delacorte stage in The Public Theater’s Midsummer Night’s Dream, and can be seen on television in NCIS: New Orleans; Lewis can be seen on Broadway in The Play That Goes Wrong; and you can catch Wright on screen in The Americans and Feud.

In the ninth episode, the actors chat about the moments that inspired them to pursue acting, their training, some of the differences between performing for the stage and screen, and what’s up next for each of them.

Listen to the episode below:

Each episode, hosted by Broadway vet Ben Cameron (Wicked, Aida), features a mix of guests who make Broadway what it is: the stars, the creatives, the notable movers and shakers, and more.

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