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Playhouse on the Square to Stage Tony-Winning ALL THE WAY

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.

Leading the cast as Lyndon Baines Johnson is George Dudley (Of Mice & Men, Guys & Dolls). Lady Bird Johnson is Playhouse on the Square Resident Company Member Irene Crist (August Osage County; Other Desert Cities), Delvyn Brown is making his Playhouse on the Square debut as Martin Luther King Jr., Playhouse on the Square Resident Company Member Michael Detroit (Peter Pan; Billy Elliot the Musical) is Herbert Humphrey, and John Maness (Grace; Clybourne Park) is J. Edgar Hoover. All The Way is directed by Stephen Hancock (One Man, Two Guvnors; Clybourne Park).

All The Way runs March 4th - March 26th, 2016 at Playhouse on the Square. All The Way is sponsored by Friends of Facing History and Ourselves. The Circuit Playhouse Inc. Super Sponsor is Dr. Thomas Ratliff. The Pay-What-You-Can Performance is Thursday, March 10th, 2016. Pay-What-You-Can performances are sponsored by ArtsZone/AutoZone and Southland Park Gaming and Racing. Playhouse on the Square is located at 66 S. Cooper St. For more information or to make reservations, please call 901-726-4656 or purchase tickets online at playhouseonthesquare.org.

Cast:

Lyndon Johnson - George Dudley

Lady Bird, Graham, St. George - Irene Crist

Walter Jenkins, William Colmer - Stephen Huff

Muriel Humphrey, L. Wallace, Secretary - Kim Sanders

Hubert Humphrey - Michael Detroit

Richard Russell - Dave Landis

J. Edgar Hoover, Robert Byrd - John Maness

Robert McNarama, James Eastland, William McCulloch, Paul B. Johnson, Jr. - Greg Boller

Martin Luther King Jr. - Delvyn Brown

Stanley Levison, John McCormack, Edwin King - Jonathan Christian

James Harrison, Stokely Carmichael, Butler - Jarrad Baker

Cartha Deloach, Carl Sanders, Howard "Judge" Smith, Everett Dirksen - John Hemphill

Coretta King, Fannie Lou Hamer, Woman - Claire D. Kolheim

Strom Thurmond - Jim Palmer

George Wallace, James Corman, Mike Mansfield, Walter Reuther - Ryan Kathman

Roy Wilkins, Aaron Henry - Curtis C. Jackson

Emanuel Celler, Seymore Trammel - Sam Weakley

Production Team:

Director - Stephen Hancock

Production Stage Manager - Katharine Hughen

Costume Designer - Rebecca Y. Powell

Lighting Designer - John Horan

Scenic Designer - Katie-Bell Kenney

Properties Designer - Kellie Bowles

Technical Director - Phillip Hughen

Title: All The Way

Venue: Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St.

Dates: March 4 - March 26, 2016

Times: Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

Tickets: $22 Opening Weekend (March 4, 5, 6), $30 Thursdays and Sundays, $35 Fridays and Saturdays. $22 Seniors/Students/Military. $10 Children under 18.

Box Office: 901-726-4656

Web: playhouseonthesquare.org

Playhouse Advisory: Strong Language


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