The Verdict: Critics Review
All The Way
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright
Robert Schenkkan's new political drama , which stars Emmy Award-winning "Breaking Bad" actor All The Way Bryan Cranston as U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson, officially opened on Broadway March 6 at the Neil Simon Theatre.
is directed by Bill Rauch, who staged the premiere of the play in 2012 at the All The Way Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where he serves as artistic director. The play arrived on Broadway Feb. 10 following an extended run at the American Repertory Theater last fall.
Cranston is joined by
John McMartin as Richard Russell, Michael McKean as J. Edgar Hoover, Brandon J. Dirden as Martin Luther King, Jr., Rob Campbell as Governor George Wallace, Robert Petkoff as U.S. Senator and Vice President Hubert Humphrey, Jr., and Roslyn Ruff as Coretta Scott King and Fannie Lou Hamer.
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The cast also includes
Eric Lenox Abrams (Bob Moses), J. Bernard Calloway (Ralph Abernathy), James Eckhouse (Robert McNamara), Peter Jay Fernandez (Roy Wilkins), Christopher Gurr (Senator Strom Thurmond), William Jackson Harper (Stokely Carmichael), Christopher Liam Moore (Walter Jenkins), Richard Poe (Senator Everett Dirksen), Bill Timoney (Senator Karl Mundt) and Steve Vinovich (Rep. Emanuel Celler).
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