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VIDEO: Michael C. Hall Talks Broadway's REALISTIC JONESES on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Michael C. Hall stopped by this morning's TODAY and shared that he is happy to leave the death-centered plots of his TV drama 'Dexter' behind him and focus on his new role in the Broadway production of 'The Realistic Joneses.' (more...)

THE REALISTIC JONESES Announces Opening Night Sweepstakes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

The Realistic Joneses wants to meet the Joneses! If your last name is Jones, enter to win two tickets to the Opening Night of The Realistic Joneses on Broadway plus two passes to the exclusive after party. The prize package will also include roundtrip ground transportation provided by Uber. Visit http://therealisticjoneses.com/sweepstakes for more information and to enter. (more...)

THE REALISTIC JONESES Announces General Rush; Begins Previews Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

The producers of Will Eno's new play The Realistic Joneses have announced a general rush policy. A limited number of rush tickets, which are subject to availability, can be purchased at the box office of the Lyceum Theatre when the box office opens for the day of the performance on a first-come-first-served basis. The box office of the Lyceum Theatre opens at 10am Monday through Saturday, and at noon on Sunday. Rush tickets are $35 each and limited to two (2) tickets per customer. (more...)

Bryan Cranston to Appear at ALL THE WAY Event 'AMERICA AT THE TURNING POINT', 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

The producers of All the Way, the new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, in association with The Exchange, announced today additional participants and a student ticketing policy for AMERICA AT THE TURNING POINT: CONVERSATIONS ON ALL THE WAY. This event is a special day-long symposium that offers the public an in-depth exploration of the political and artistic sides of All the Way, the new play about Lyndon Baines Johnson's first year in office, which stars Bryan Cranston ('Breaking Bad') and is directed by Bill Rauch. (more...)

Broadway's ALL THE WAY Announces Student Rush Policy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

The producers of All the Way, the new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle), are pleased to announce a student rush policy. (more...)

ALL THE WAY with Bryan Cranston Begins Performances on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

All the Way, the new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, starring BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston, begins previews on Broadway today, Monday, February 10, 2014 at the Neil Simon Theatre. The production officially opens on Thursday, March 6, 2014 for a strictly limited engagement. The play is directed by Bill Rauch, Artistic Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where All the Way began its theatrical life. (more...)

Tickets to Broadway's THE REALISTIC JONESES On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 08, 2014

The producers of Will Eno's new play The Realistic Joneses have announced that tickets will go on sale to the general public today, February 8, 2014. The Realistic Joneses will begin previews on Thursday, March 13, 2014, with an official opening night on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 W 45th Street). (more...)

Box Office for Broadway's ALL THE WAY with Bryan Cranston to Open 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

The producers of All the Way, the new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle), havea announced that The Neil Simon Theatre Box Office (250 West 52nd Street) will open on Monday, January 20th (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) at 10:00 a.m. and will offer a special advance student price for one day only. Unlike other regular student rush offers, which limit purchases for day-of only, the producers are offering students with a valid ID the chance to purchase tickets at $37 for all performances through April 6, 2014. (1 ticket per valid student ID; rear mezz locations; some blackout dates may apply). (more...)

James Eckhouse to Join Bryan Cranston in Broadway's ALL THE WAY as 'Robert McNamara'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel and Louise Gund have announced that James Eckhouse, most recently seen in the world premiere of Jane Anderson's 'The Escort' at The Geffen Playhouse and best known for playing Jim Walsh on the original 'Beverly Hills 90210', will play the role of Robert McNamara in the Broadway bound production of ALL THE WAY by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle). (more...)

Robert Petkoff Joins Cast of ALL THE WAY as 'Senator Herbert Humphrey'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel and Louise Gund just announced that Robert Petkoff will play the role of Senator Hubert Humphrey in the Broadway bound production of ALL THE WAY by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle). (more...)

Roslyn Ruff Joins Cast of ALL THE WAY on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel and Louise Gund are pleased to announce that Roslyn Ruff will play the roles of Coretta Scott King and Fannie Lou Hamer in the Broadway bound production of ALL THE WAY by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle). Ruff, who was most recently seen on Broadway in Romeo and Juliet, joins previously announced three-time Emmy Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston ('Breaking Bad') as Lyndon B. Johnson, Michael McKean as J. Edgar Hoover, Brandon J. Dirden as Martin Luther King, Jr., Rob Campbell as Governor George Wallace, and 5-time Tony nominee John McMartin (Into the Woods, High Society, Sweet Charity, Show Boat, Don Juan) as Richard Russell. Coretta Scott King, wife of Martin Luther King, Jr., helped lead the African-American Civil Rights Movement. Fannie Lou Hamer was a voting rights activist and civil rights leader who was instrumental in organizing Mississippi Freedom Summer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). All the Way will play The Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street) for a strictly limited run and begins rehearsals on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, with previews beginning Monday, February 10, 2014 and an opening night set for Thursday, March 6, 2014. The play is directed by Bill Rauch, Artistic Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where All the Way began its theatrical life. --- American Express® Card Members can currently purchase tickets before the general public through Friday, December 13 at 11:59pm. General on-sale will begin on Saturday, December 14 at 12:01am. Tickets will be available at www.Ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster.com at (800) 745-3000. All the Way, with its cast of twenty-two actors, 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. 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 went on to play a sold-out and critically acclaimed run at the A.R.T. from September 13-October 12, 2013 starring Cranston. The play was awarded the 2013 inaugural Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History, established through Columbia University in honor of the late Senator Kennedy, honoring new plays or musicals exploring US history and issues of the day. All the Way is produced by Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, Louise Gund, and Stephanie P. McClelland, Double Gemini Productions, Rebecca Gold, Scott M. Delman, Barbara H. Freitag, Harvey Weinstein, Gene Korf, William Berlind, Luigi Caiola, Gutterman Chernoff, Jam Theatricals, Gabrielle Palitz, Cheryl Wiesenfeld and Will Trice. Set design is by Christopher Acebo, costume design by Deborah M. Dryden, lighting design by Jane Cox, composition and sound design by Paul James Prendergast, video projections by Shawn Sagady and the projection design consultant is Wendall K. Harrington. The Dramaturge is Tom Bryant. (more...)

John McMartin Joins Bryan Cranston & More in ALL THE WAY on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel and Louise Gund just announced that five-time Tony nominee John McMartin (Into the Woods, High Society, Sweet Charity, Show Boat, Don Juan) will play the role of Richard Russell in the Broadway bound production of ALL THE WAY by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle). (more...)

Rob Campbell Joins ALL THE WAY on Broadway as 'Governor George Wallace'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel and Louise Gund just announced that Rob Campbell, who was most recently seen in The Patron Saint of Sea Monsters at Playwrights Horizons, will play the role of Governor George Wallace in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and American Repertory Theater production of ALL THE WAY by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan. Campbell joins previously announced three-time Emmy Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston ('Breaking Bad') as Lyndon B. Johnson, Michael McKean as J. Edgar Hoover and Brandon J. Dirden as Martin Luther King, Jr. Additional casting will be announced soon. (more...)

ALL THE WAY, Starring BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston, to Open at Neil Simon Theatre on 3/6; Previews Begin 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel and Louise Gund are pleased to announce that the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and American Repertory Theater production of ALL THE WAY, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's new play that stars three-time Emmy Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston ('Breaking Bad') as President Lyndon B. Johnson, will play The Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street) for a limited run only. The play will begin rehearsals on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, with previews beginning Monday, February 10, 2014 and an opening night set for Thursday, March 6, 2014. It is directed by Bill Rauch, Artistic Director of Oregon Shakespeare Festival. (more...)

Tom Hanks-Led LUCKY GUY Extends Through July 3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2013

LUCKY GUY, starring two-time Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks, will extend its run through Today, July 3 only. Lucky Guy, which opened April 1 to critical acclaim at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street), is the final work by three-time Academy Award-nominee Nora Ephron and directed by two-time Tony Award-winner George C. Wolfe. (more...)

LUCKY GUY Enters Final Week of Performances on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2013

LUCKY GUY, starring two-time Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks, is now in its final performances on Broadway. The production, the final work by three-time Academy Award-nominee Nora Ephron and directed by two-time Tony Award-winner George C. Wolfe, was extended by popular demand through Wednesday, July 3 when it ends its record-breaking limited engagement at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). (more...)

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Closes on Broadway Today; National Tour to Launch in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2013

The producers of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy Nice Work If You Can Get It have announced that the Broadway production will play its final performance today, June 15, 2013 after 27 previews and 478 regular performances at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). The production began performances on March 29, 2012 and opened on Apr 24, 2012. A national tour will be launched in the 2014-2015 season. (more...)

Sutton Foster, Jesse Tyler Ferguson Announce 2013 TONY AWARD Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 08, 2013

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for THE 67th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS were announced today by stage and screen actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Tony Award-winning actress Sutton Foster at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement. (more...)

LUCKY GUY's Vance & Wolfe Set for LEONARD LOPATE Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2013

LUCKY GUY Tony nominees, Courtney B. Vance and George C. Wolfe will appear on WNYC's "The Leonard Lopate Show" on Friday, June 6 at 1:00PM. Locally, the program airs on WNYC 93.9FM, AM820 and on www.wnyc.org. Elsewhere, check local listings. (more...)

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Begins Final Two Weeks on Broadway; Closes June 15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2013

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, the Tony Award-winning musical comedy starring two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick and Tony Award nominee Jessie Mueller, is now in its final two weeks of performances on Broadway. The final performance will be Saturday, June 15. NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT features music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro, and is directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall. The production is playing at Broadway's Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). (more...)

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