Stephen Karam's Speech & Debate Releases Movie Poster
Sarah Steele, Liam James, and Austin P. McKenzie star in the new film adaptation.
The new screen adaptation of Tony winner Stephen Karam's Speech & Debate has released its official poster in advance of its April 7 release.
Take a look at the brand-new art, hot off the presses.
Directed by Dan Harris, the film stars Sarah Steele (The Humans), Liam James (The Way Way Back), and Austin P. McKenzie (Deaf West's Spring Awakening). They play Diwata, Solomon, and Howie — three high school misfits linked by a scandal involving one of their teachers, who revive their school's long-defunct speech and debate society. The cast also features Roger Bart, Janeane Garofalo, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Kal Penn, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, and Skylar Astin, with cameos by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Kristin Chenoweth and Darren Criss.
The original stage version of Speech & Debate opened off-Broadway at Roundabout Underground in October 2007. Directed by Jason Moore, the cast featured Steele (Diwata), Gideon Glick (Howie), and Jason Fuchs (Solomon).
The film premieres in select theaters, on iTunes, and VOD Friday, April 7.