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All The Way
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nominations


Theatre: Neil Simon Theatre
Opening Night: March 06 2014
Final Performance: June 29 2014

Robert SchenkkanAuthor: Robert Schenkkan


Producers: Jeffrey Richards, Louise Gund, Jerry Frankel, Stephanie P. McClelland, Double Gemini Productions, Rebecca Gold, Scott M. Delman, Barbara H. Freitag, Harvey Weinstein, Gene Korf, William Berlind, Caiola Productions, Gutterman Chernoff, Jam Theatricals, Gabrielle Palitz, Cheryl Wiesenfeld, Will Trice, The Oregon Shakespeare Festival, American Repertory Theater

All The Way

2 Nominations

Best Play
Winner
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Winner
All the WayRobert Petkoff (left) and Bryan Cranston in Robert Schenkkan's All the Way.
SUMMARY

Robert Schenkkan’s new drama takes audiences behind the doors of the Oval Office and inside the first years of Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency, and his fight to pass a landmark civil rights bill. Three-time Emmy Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston plays the President.

HISTORY

All the Way was commissioned by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s American Revolutions: the United States History Cycle and premiered at OSF in 2012. It then played at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, MA in September-October 2013.

TRIVIA

  • “All the way with LBJ” was a slogan used successfully by Lyndon Baines Johnson in the 1964 presidential election.
  • The real-life characters portrayed onstage in All the Way include President Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., J. Edgar Hoover, Hubert Humphrey, Richard Russell, Robert McNamara, Coretta Scott King, Lady Bird Johnson, Bob Moses, Roy Wilkins, Lurleen Wallace, Stokely Carmichael, Walter Jenkins, Stanley Levison, George Wallace, Ralph Abernathy, and more.
  • Playwright Robert Schenkkan received a Best Play Tony nomination in 1994 for his epic  The Kentucky Cycle. He is also known as an actor for is performance as Lieutenant Commander Dexter Remmick in Star Trek: The Next Generation.

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