ROBERT SCHENKKAN

PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING PLAYWRIGHT & SCREENWRITER

All the Way' captures complicated realities of LBJ's tenure

"All the Way" at the Alley Theatre registers as an event on several counts. First and foremost, it marks the powerful Houston premiere of Robert Schenkkan's engrossing drama about Lyndon B. Johnson's tumultuous first year in the White House - one of the most deserving "best play" Tony winners of recent years." To read more, click here.

Arena Stage Announces Full Casting for D.C. Premiere of All the Way

"Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced complete casting for its upcoming Washington, D.C. premiere of Robert Schenkkan's Tony Award-winning All the Way. The production, which is set to run April 1-May 8, will be directed in the round by Kyle Donnelly." To read more, click here.

'All the Way' makes riveting drama of LBJ presidency

"Politics as a rule abounds in high drama - but few chapters in America's political history have been as explosively dramatic as President Lyndon B. Johnson's tumultuous first year in the White House. That's the genius of Robert Schenkkan's Tony-winning "All the Way," which makes its eagerly awaited Houston premiere this week at the Alley Theatre - the first-ever co-production between Houston's Alley and the Dallas Theatre Center, where it will play following its Houston engagement." To read more, click here.

Bryan Cranston talks about bringing LBJ to life in HBO's 'All the Way'

To prepare for his latest role, Bryan Cranston was in luck: He sort of looks like former President Lyndon B. Johnson. "Fortunately my own natural makeup is what every man hopes for -- beady eyes and thin lips," Cranston, the former "Breaking Bad" star, joked to reporters at the Television Critics Assn. media tour in Pasadena on Thursday. "That's what I share with LBJ." To read more, click here.

All the Way’: Bryan Cranston Talks Revisiting LBJ For HBO Movie

"Bryan Cranston spent six months on stage in 2014 giving a tour-de-force performance as President Lyndon B. Johnson in “All the Way.” But adapting the play by Robert Schenkkan for an HBO telepic gave the actor a chance to go even deeper into under the skin of the commander-in-chief who reigned at a turbulent time for the country." To read more, click here.

How LBJ Play ‘All The Way’ Went From Broadway To HBO – TCA

hen it came to transferring Robert Schenkkan’s All The Way about President Lyndon B. Johnson, executive producer Steven Spielberg gave the writer and director Jay Roach one big note when adapting the play to the small screen: “Commit to the quiet moments,” remembered Roach. To read more, click here.

Asolo Issues Challenge with 'All The Way'

Asolo Repertory Theatre opens its winter repertory season with a production of All The Way, the 2014 Tony Award winner for Best Play written by Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Schenkkan that tells the story of Lyndon B. Johnson’s first year thrust into the American presidency, where he would navigate a political hotbed of cultural titans and powerhouses such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and J. Edgar Hoover in his bid to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964. To read more, click here.

Asolo Rep Proudly to Stage ALL THE WAY

Asolo Repertory Theatre proudly kicks off its winter repertory season with the 2014 Tony Award winner for Best Play, Pulitzer Prize-winner Robert Schenkkan's political drama ALL THE WAY. Asolo Rep's production will be directed by Emily Sophia Knapp, who served as the associate director of the Broadway, American Repertory Theatre, Seattle Rep and world premiere Oregon Shakespeare Festival productions. Hailed by NPR as a "sensational night of theatre," previews for ALL THE WAY are January 6 and 7 at 8pm, opening night is January 8 at 8pm, and the production runs in rotating rep through Saturday, April 9. To read more, click here.

Celebrated playwright urges students to finish what they start.

Robert Schenkkan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, welcomes student writers who want to follow his path. In a talk with USC School of Dramatic Arts students on Oct. 28, he acknowledged the lack of financial rewards — even for frequently produced playwrights — but expressed deep affection for his profession. To read more, click here

Schenkkan Working with Every28Hours One Minute Play Festival

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