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Tony Award winning playwright, Stephen Karam, debuts new film ‘Speech & Debate’

Posted at 5:39 PM, Apr 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-07 13:59:04-04

NEW YORK, NY- Stars hit the red carpet for the premiere of the new film "Speech & Debate." Tony Award winner Stephen Karam (The Humans) penned the screenplay, adapted from his breakthrough 2007 play. Directed by Dan Harris, the coming-of-age comedy stars Liam James (The Way Way Back), Sarah Steele (The Good Fight) and Austin P. McKenzie (When We Rise) as teenagers who become an unlikely trio while reviving a defunct school club.

Roger Bart, Janeane Garofalo, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Kal Penn, Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Skylar Astin are also featured in the cast, which also includes cameos by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Darren Criss, as well as an original song performed by Kristin Chenoweth. Tom Rice produced the film.

The entire film is now available on iTunes, you rent or purchase it here: apple.co/SpeechAndDebate

Watch: 'Speech & Debate' trailer