From A Time to Kill to Casa Valentina, A Look at the 2013-14 Season: The Plays

By Playbill Staff
11 Apr 2014

Show: All The Way
Theatre: Neil Simon Theatre

Preview: Feb. 10 

Opening: March 6 
Closing: June 29  

Creators: Written by Robert Schenkkan. Directed by Bill Rauch
Original Principal Cast: Bryan Cranston as President Lyndon Baines Johnson and Brandon J. Dirden as Martin Luther King, Jr. with Eric Lenox Abrams, Besty Aidem, J. Bernard Calloway, Rob CampbellJames Eckhouse and Peter Jay Fernandez.
Synopsis: Here's how it's billed: "1963. An assassin’s bullet catapults Lyndon Baines Johnson into the presidency. A Shakespearean figure of towering ambition and appetite, the charismatic, conflicted Texan hurls himself into Civil Rights legislation, throwing the country into turmoil. Alternately bullying and beguiling, he enacts major social programs, faces down opponents and wins the 1964 election in a landslide. But in faraway Vietnam, a troublesome conflict looms. In the Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright’s vivid dramatization of LBJ’s first year in office, means versus ends plays out on a broad stage canvas as politicians and civil rights leaders plot strategy and wage war."

Check out photos from All The Way's opening night on Broadway.

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