Photo Flash: Whoopi Goldberg, Sting, Janet Langhart Cohen and More Visit Bryan Cranston at ALL THE WAY
Bryan Cranston, starring as as LBJ in All the Way, was lauded recently by an impressive array of celebrities and dignitaries. Whoopi Goldberg, Trudie Styler, Sting, playwright Janet Langhart Cohen ("Anne & Emmett") and former Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen paid him a visit backstage, and you can check out a photo below!
Mrs. Cohen said she was particularly touched because she was mentored by Martin Luther King, Jr. and joined him in his efforts and travels to work towards civil rights implemented by LBJ.
All the Way, the new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, starring BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston, opened on March 6, 2014, on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre. The play is directed by Bill Rauch, Artistic Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where ALL THE WAY began its theatrical life.
The play stars Cranston (Lyndon B. Johnson), Eric Lenox Abrams (Bob Moses), Betsy Aidem(Lady Bird Johnson), J. Bernard Calloway (Ralph Abernathy), Rob Campbell (Governor George Wallace),Brandon J. Dirden (Martin Luther King, Jr.), James Eckhouse (Robert McNamara), PeterJay Fernandez (Roy Wilkins), Christopher Gurr (Senator Strom Thurmond), William Jackson Harper (Stokely Carmichael), Michael McKean (J. Edgar Hoover), John McMartin (Senator Richard Russell),Christopher Liam Moore (Walter Jenkins), Robert Petkoff (Senator Hubert Humphrey), Ethan Phillips(Stanley Levison), Richard Poe (Senator Everett Dirksen), Roslyn Ruff (Coretta Scott King),Susannah Schulman (Lurleen Wallace), Bill Timoney (Senator Karl Mundt) and Steve Vinovich(Rep. Emanuel Celler).
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.
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