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Brandon Potter to Star in DTC's Texas-Sized Production of ALL THE WAY This SpringBrandon Potter to Star in DTC's Texas-Sized Production of ALL THE WAY This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Dallas Theater Center announced today complete details for the Texas-sized production of the Tony Award-winning play, ALL THE WAY. A co-production with the Alley Theatre and directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty, the Houston Chronicle calls ALL THE WAY "a fascinating portrait of one of the most colorful and complex figures in U.S. history." ALL THE WAY features company members from both DTC and the Alley Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, Starring Margaret Colin, Celebrates Opening at Arena StagePhoto Flash: THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, Starring Margaret Colin, Celebrates Opening at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Anthony Giardina's Off-Broadway smash hit THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, about a Georgetown political hostess, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Following his direction of the 2014 world premiere at Lincoln Center Theater, Tony Award winner Doug Hughes returns to direct this political drama spanning three decades, from Carter's presidency through the Reagan era and ending with Obama's inauguration. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION runs now through†March 6, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. The show just celebrated its opening night and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Playhouse on the Square to Stage Tony-Winning ALL THE WAYPlayhouse on the Square to Stage Tony-Winning ALL THE WAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Playhouse on the Square presents the regional premiere of Robert Schenkkan's political drama All The Way. The winner of the 2014 Tony Award for Best Play, All The Way takes us to November 1963. An assassin's bullet has just catapulted Lyndon Baines Johnson into the presidency. A man with a towering ambition and appetite, LBJ finds himself embroiled in passing the Civil Rights Act as he campaigns for re-election, and searches for the recognition he so desperately wants. (more...)

Jack Willis to Lead Arena Stage's ALL THE WAYJack Willis to Lead Arena Stage's ALL THE WAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Robert Schenkkan's Tony Award-winning drama All the Way, about President Lyndon Baines Johnson's impassioned struggle to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Kyle Donnelly, who has directed more than 20 productions at Arena Stage, returns to helm this "sure-fire, action packed hit" (Huffington Post) about a country still reeling from the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the man tasked with calming the storm. Hailed as a "sensational night of theater" (NPR), All the Way runs April 1-May 8, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, ALL THE WAY & More on Tap for Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre's 2016-17 SeasonIT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, ALL THE WAY & More on Tap for Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre is proud to announce four of five stellar productions secured for 2016 - 2017. The line-up features a carefully curated selection of exciting new Tony Award-winning musicals and plays direct from Broadway, and one large-scale classic Broadway musical for which the company is acclaimed.† (more...)

Lead Actor Exits Alley Theatre's ALL THE WAY; Replacement AnnouncedLead Actor Exits Alley Theatre's ALL THE WAY; Replacement Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Alley Theatre, which is readying its production of All the Way, the Tony Award-winning play about President Lyndon Baines Johnson, has announced that actor James Black has had to withdraw from the production in order to undergo medical treatment. Actor Brandon Potter will take over the role of LBJ and all performances will continue as scheduled.† Mr. Black is expected to fully recover. (more...)

BWW TV: DCPA Theatre Company's ALL THE WAY Cast Celebrates MLK DayBWW TV: DCPA Theatre Company's ALL THE WAY Cast Celebrates MLK Day
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 19, 2016

The DCPA Theatre Company will soon present Robert Schenkkan's Tony-Award winning play All The Way, which will be directed by Anthony Powell (Lord of the Flies), Jan. 29-Feb. 28 in the Stage Theatre. Below, watch as the cast highlights the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in honor of MLK Day. (more...)

HBO's Adaptation of ALL THE WAY, Filmed 'LADY DAY' Receive Premiere DatesHBO's Adaptation of ALL THE WAY, Filmed 'LADY DAY' Receive Premiere Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Following its critically acclaimed, award-winning Broadway run, ALL THE WAY, a riveting behind-the-scenes look at President Lyndon B. Johnson's tumultuous first year in office in the wake of President Kennedy's assassination, comes to HBO this May, while the exclusive presentation of Broadway's LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL, starring six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald, will air Saturday, March 12. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Arena Stage's THE CITY OF CONVERSATIONPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Arena Stage's THE CITY OF CONVERSATION
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2015

Anthony Giardina's Off-Broadway smash hit THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, about a Georgetown political hostess, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Following his direction of the 2014 world premiere at Lincoln Center Theater, Tony Award winner Doug Hughes returns to direct this political drama spanning three decades, from Carter's presidency through the Reagan era and ending with Obama's inauguration. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION runs January 29-March 6, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. The company just kicked off rehearsals and you can check out photos below! (more...)

5th Annual BOSTON ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL Coming This January5th Annual BOSTON ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL Coming This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

The One-Minute Play Festival, Boston Public Works Theater Company,†and Boston Playwrights' Theatre continue their dynamic annual partnership for The 5th Annual Boston One-Minute Play Festival, with part of the proceeds to benefit new play programing and artist funding at Boston Public Works Theater Company and Boston Playwrights' Theatre. (more...)

Full Cast Set for Arena Stage's D.C. Premiere of THE CITY OF CONVERSATIONFull Cast Set for Arena Stage's D.C. Premiere of THE CITY OF CONVERSATION
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Anthony Giardina's Off-Broadway smash hit THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, about a Georgetown political hostess, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Following his direction of the 2014 world premiere at Lincoln Center Theater, Tony Award winner Doug Hughes returns to direct this political drama spanning three decades, from Carter's presidency through the Reagan era and ending with Obama's inauguration. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION runs January 29-March 6, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

James Black to Lead Alley Theatre's Epic LBJ Drama ALL THE WAY; Cast Announced!James Black to Lead Alley Theatre's Epic LBJ Drama ALL THE WAY; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the Texas-sized, Tony Award-winning new play, ALL THE WAY, a unique co-production with Dallas Theater Center (DTC). Directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty, ALL THE WAY brings company members from two of the largest Texas resident theaters to collaborate and perform on stage, beginning with the Houston premiere in the Alley's newly renovated Hubbard Theatre January 29-February 21, 2016. (more...)

5th Annual Boston One-Minute Play Festival Lineup Announced5th Annual Boston One-Minute Play Festival Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

The One-Minute Play Festival (Dominic D'Andrea, Producing Artistic Director & Caitlin Wees, Associate Producer), Boston Public Works Theater Company (John Greiner-Ferris, Producer), and Boston Playwrights' Theatre (Kate Snodgrass, Artistic Director) continue their dynamic annual partnership for The 5th Annual Boston One-Minute Play Festival, with part of the proceeds to benefit new play programing and artist funding at Boston Public Works Theater Company and Boston Playwrights' Theatre. (more...)

Asolo Rep Proudly to Stage ALL THE WAYAsolo Rep Proudly to Stage ALL THE WAY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

Asolo Repertory Theatre proudly kicks off its winter repertory season with the 2014 Tony Award winner for Best Play, Pulitzer Prize-winner Robert Schenkkan's political drama ALL THE WAY. Asolo Rep's production will be directed by Emily Sophia Knapp, who served as the associate director of the Broadway, American Repertory Theatre, Seattle Rep and world premiere Oregon Shakespeare Festival productions. Hailed by NPR as a 'sensational night of theatre,' previews for ALL THE WAY are January 6 and 7 at 8pm, opening night is January 8 at 8pm, and the production runs in rotating rep through Saturday, April 9. (more...)

Seattle Rep Extends COME FROM AWAYSeattle Rep Extends COME FROM AWAY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

Seattle Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce that, due to overwhelming popular demand, the runaway hit musical Come From Away will be extended with nine additional performances, running through December 20.† Ticket are available now at www.seattlerep.org, (206) 443-2222 and the Seattle Rep box office. Tickets for the extension dates will go on sale Monday, November 30 at 10 a.m. (more...)

C. David Johnson to Lead ALL THE WAY at DCPA; Full Cast AnnouncedC. David Johnson to Lead ALL THE WAY at DCPA; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is proud to announce full casting for the Theatre Company's production of Robert Schenkkan's Tony-Award winning drama, All The Way. (more...)

Margaret Colin, Johanna Day & More Board Arena Stage's 2015-16 SeasonMargaret Colin, Johanna Day & More Board Arena Stage's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces select cast members for the upcoming 2016 productions of Sweat, The City of Conversation and All the Way. (more...)

Works by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and Dominique Morisseau to Take the Stage at 2015 Mimi AwardsWorks by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and Dominique Morisseau to Take the Stage at 2015 Mimi Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Theatre luminaries will gather on Monday, November 16, 2015, to honor Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and Dominique Morisseau at the 2015 Steinberg Playwright Awards, presented by The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust. Scenes highlighting their previous and new work will be presented at the 8th Annual 'Mimi' Awards, which will take place at Lincoln Center Theater's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater.† (more...)

2015 INTAR One-Minute Play Festival to Showcase Latina/o Playwrights This December2015 INTAR One-Minute Play Festival to Showcase Latina/o Playwrights This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) and INTAR continue their acclaimed partnership with THE 4TH ANNUAL INTAR ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL, with part of the proceeds to benefit UNIT 52, INTAR's training program for emerging artists. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY Launches Asolo Rep's 2015-16 Season TonightWEST SIDE STORY Launches Asolo Rep's 2015-16 Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Today, March 16, 2015, Asolo Repertory Theatre and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training announced their highly anticipated 2015-16 seasons with a special presentation in the Mertz Theatre. (more...)

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