BWW Reviews: THE GREAT SOCIETY Offers History Lesson on LBJ
by Jonathan Mandell - Aug 12, 2013

One of two plays about LBJ aiming for Broadway, 'The Great Society' is a three-hour history lesson about the Johnson Presidency, from the shot that killed JFK, giving Johnson the office he'd always wanted, to LBJ's televised speech five years later announcing that he would not run again. It focuses on two major threads - LBJ's greatest accomplishment, the passage of civil rights legislation, and his greatest failure, his escalation of the war in Vietnam. (more...)

Lyndon B. Johnson Play THE GREAT SOCIETY to Open Off-Broadway at Clurman Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2013

ALBERT PODELL and THE YORK SHAKESPEARE COMPANY are pleased to announce the world premiere production of Alexander Harrington's The Great Society, directed by Seth Duerr. The Great Society will play a four-week limited engagement at the Clurman Theatre (Theatre Row: 410 West 42nd Street, NYC). Performances began Saturday, August 3 and continue through Saturday, August 24. Opening Night is tonight, August 8 (8 p.m.). (more...)

Lyndon B. Johnson Play THE GREAT SOCIETY to Open Off-Broadway at Clurman Theatre, 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2013

ALBERT PODELL and THE YORK SHAKESPEARE COMPANY are pleased to announce the world premiere production of Alexander Harrington's THE GREAT SOCIETY, directed by Seth Duerr. THE GREAT SOCIETY will play a four-week limited engagement at the Clurman Theatre (Theatre Row: 410 West 42nd Street, NYC). Performances begin Saturday, August 3 and continue through Saturday, August 24. Opening Night is Thursday, August 8 (8 p.m.). (more...)