Photo Flash: First Look at Bryan Cranston in A.R.T.'s ALL THE WAY

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University released today its first photos of the sold-out production of All the Way, written by Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, and directed by Bill Rauch. All the Way began preview performances in Cambridge this past weekend. Check them out below!

The photos feature a first look at the all-star cast led by Bryan Cranston (AMC's "Breaking Bad") as Lyndon Baines Johnson,Brandon J. Dirden (The Piano Lesson off-Broadway, Enron on Broadway) in the role of Martin Luther King, Jr., Michael McKean(Mighty Wind, This is Spinal Tap) as J. Edgar Hoover, and Reed Birney (Picnic on Broadway, "Gossip Girl", "House of Cards") as Hubert Humphrey.

The ensemble cast also includes Dakin Matthews (Gore Vidal's The Best Man and Henry IV on Broadway; Lincoln) as Richard Russell; Arnie Burton (Peter and The Starcatcher and The 39 Steps on Broadway) as Robert McNamara; Crystal Dickinson(Clybourne Park on Broadway) as Coretta Scott King; Betsy Aidem (Nikolai and the Others Off-Broadway; "The Americans") as Lady Bird Johnson; Eric Lenox Abrams (The Piano Lesson Off-Broadway; "Boardwalk Empire") as Bob Moses; Peter Jay Fernandez (Cyrano de Bergerac and Macbeth on Broadway; "House of Cards," "The Good Wife") as Roy Wilkins; Susannah Schulman (National tour of Picasso at the Lapin Agile) as Lurleen Wallace; William Jackson Harper (Titus Andronicus, and The Total Bent Off-Broadway, "The Electric Company") as Stokely Carmichael; Christopher Liam Moore (All The Way at OSF, "10 Items or Less") as Walter Jenkins; Ethan Phillips (November and My Favorite Year on Broadway; The Island, Green Card) as Stanley Levison; Dan Butler ("Frasier," "Roseanne,") as George Wallace; J. Bernard Calloway (Man on a Ledge, "Person of Interest") as Ralph Abernathy; and Richard Poe (Present Laughter and Nice Work If you Can Get it on Broadway) as Judge Smith. Set design is by Christopher Acebo, costume design by Deborah M. Dryden, lighting design by Jane Cox, original music and sound design by Paul James Pendergast, and video projections by Shawn Sagady. Thedramaturg is Tom Bryant.

For further information call 617-547-8300 or visit The Loeb Drama Center, located at 64 Brattle Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge, is fully accessible. ASL interpreted and audio described performances are available at select productions. Visit for more information.

Photo Credit: Evgenia Eliseeva

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Bryan Cranston as Lyndon B. Johnson

Bryan Cranston and Michael McKean face off as Lyndon B. Johnson and J. Edgar Hoover

Brandon J. Dirden leads a sermon as Martin Luther King, Jr.

Ethan Phillips

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