ROBERT SCHENKKAN

PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING PLAYWRIGHT & SCREENWRITER

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Broadway's Bryan Cranston and All the Way Take Home Top Prizes at Boston's Elliot Norton Awards

The 32nd annual Elliot Norton Awards ceremony took place on Monday night at the Wheelock Family Theatre in Boston. The ceremony was presented by the Boston Theater Critics Association and emceed by BTCA President Joyce Kulhawik. In addition to the presentation of awards, the evening featured live performances by the nominated musicals which included Stoneham Theatre's Thoroughly Modern Millie, Gold Dust Orphans' It's a Horrible Life, and the Wheelock Family Theatre's Hairspray. To read more click here.

JOHNSON DAUGHTERS VISIT ALL THE WAY

LBK's two daughters, Lynda Johnson Robb and Luci Baines Johnson, along with their children and multiple other family members and Johnson Foundation Board Members, saw ALL THE WAY and then visited with the Company afterwards.

ALL THE WAY wins Outer Critics Circle Awards Best Broadway Play and Actor!

 The winners of the 2014 Outer Critics Circle Awards have been announced. A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder led the pack with a total of four wins, including Outstanding New Broadway Musical. Bullets Over Broadway and The Glass Menagerie both took home three awards, while All the Way won Outstanding New Broadway Play. To read more, click here.

ALL THE WAY wins NY Drama Critics Circle Award!

The New York Drama Critics' Circle gave top honors to the Jeanine Tesori-Lisa Kron musical Fun Home, as well as Robert Schenkkan's All The Way and the American premiere of Conor McPherson's The Night Alive, following a meeting of its members May 5. To read more, click here.

2014 Tony Nominees React - Robert Schenkkan - 'Facebook and Twitter Have Blown Up'

Robert Schenkkan,All the Way - Best Play
"I was sitting having a cup of coffee with my lap top open this morning, streaming in the news of the announcement - so it was a good way to wake up." To read more, click here.

ALL THE WAY receives TWO TONY NOMINATIONS!

Nominations for the 2014 American Theater Wing's Tony Awards were announced this morning at 8:30 AM. ALL THE WAY was nominated for BEST PLAY, and Bryan Cranston was nominated for BEST ACTOR. Other plays nominated this season are: ACT ONE by James Lapine, CASA VALENTINA, by Harvey Fierstein, MOTHERS AND SONS, by Terrence McNally, and OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, by John Patrick Shanley. The actual award ceremony will be June 8th at 8:00 PM EST at Radio City Music Hall and broadcast live on CBS. Hugh Jackman will be Hosting the event.

ALL THE WAY wins 5 DRAMA DESK NOMINATIONS

Nominations for the 2014 Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced this morning at 54 Below by Academy Award winners Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez and two-time Emmy and Golden Globe Nominee Fran Drescher. ALL THE WAY won 5 Nominations, more than any other play. To read more, click here

Schenkkan appears at Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC

On Sunday, April 27, at noon, Robert Schenkkan will be in Washington, D.C. at the Shakespeare Theatre Company doing a panel discussion at 12:10pm at their AsidesLIVE Symposium. The topic is: WRITING OUR HISTORY. The panel will be moderated by Drew Lichtenberg, and included DC's own playwright, dramaturg, and artist - the astonishing  Jacqueline E. Lawton. Should be an interesting conversation!

The Presidents Meet the President!

All the Way Star Bryan Cranston Will Join Fifty Class Presidents From NYC Public High Schools for an Upcoming Matinee

The students will attend the Broadway show free of charge on April 30. To read more click here

ALL THE WAY nominated for Outstanding Production by Drama League

Drama League Awards go broad with crowded list of 2014 nominations. To read more, click here

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