ALL THE WAY Plays 100th Performance on Broadway Today
On today, Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 7:00 pm, the Tony Award-nominated Broadway production of All the Way will play its 100th performance at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). Starring Emmy and Golden Globe winner Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) in a 2014 Tony-nominated performance as President Lyndon B. Johnson, All the Way is written by Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Schenkkan and directed by Bill Rauch.
The Broadway production of All the Way officially opened on March 6, 2014, and its strictly limited engagement continues through June 29, 2014.
All the Way has received the 2014 Drama Desk Award, the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, the Drama League Award, and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Play. For his portrayal of LBJ, Cranston has won the 2014 Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics' Circle Award, and has been recognized with a Theatre World Award.
All The Way takes audiences behind the doors of the Oval Office and inside the first year of Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency and his fight to pass a landmark civil rights bill. In addition to Cranston, All the Way features Eric Lenox Abrams, Betsy Aidem, J. Bernard Calloway, Rob Campbell, Brandon J. Dirden, James Eckhouse, Peter Jay Fernandez, Christopher Gurr, William Jackson Harper, Michael McKean, John McMartin, Christopher Liam Moore, Robert Petkoff, Ethan Phillips, Richard Poe, Roslyn Ruff, Susannah Schulman, Bill Timoney and Steve Vinovich.
Originally presented at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and subsequently at the American Repertory Theater, All the Way is produced on Broadway by 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 and Will Trice.
The production team also includes Christopher Acebo (scenic designer), Deborah M. Dryden (costume designer), Jane Cox (lighting designer), Paul James Prendergast (composition and sound design), Shawn Sagady (video projections), Wendall K. Harrington (projection design consultant), Paul Huntley (hair & wig design), Peter Fitzgerald (sound consultant), Tom Bryant (dramaturg) and Telsey + Company William Cantler, CSA (casting).
Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com, by calling (877) 250-2929, or at the Neil Simon Theatre box office (250 W 52nd Street). $35 student tickets are also available for purchase in advance of a performance via tix4students.com.
For more information, please visit www.AllTheWayBroadway.com.
Photo Credit: Evgenia Eliseeva