PlayDramaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 06, 2014
Closing Date
Jun 29, 2014
1st Preview
Feb 10, 2014
1st Preview
Feb 10, 2014
Previews
27
Performances
131
PlayDramaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Neil Simon Theatre
(Mar 06, 2014 - Jun 29, 2014)

Setting
Washington, DC; Atlantic City; Atlanta; Mississippi. November, 1963-November, 1964.

Media
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Directed by Bill Rauch; Associate Director: Emily Sophia Knapp
Scenic Design by Christopher Acebo; Costume Design by Deborah M. Dryden; Lighting Design by Jane Cox; Sound Design by Paul James Prendergast; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Projection Design by Shawn Sagady; Associate Scenic Design: Steven C. Kemp; Associate Costume Design: Sarah Smith; Associate Lighting Design: Porsche McGovern; Associate Projection Design: Michael Clark; Moving Light Programmer: Jay Penfield; Assistant Sound Design: Kevin Heard ; Watchout Projection Programming: Paul Vershbow
General Manager: Richards / Climan, Inc.; Company Manager: Alexandra Agosta; Assistant Co. Mgr: Kendall Booher
Technical Supervisor: Hudson Theatrical Associates; Production Stage Manager: Matthew Farrell; Stage Manager: James Latus
Dramaturg: Tom Bryant; Dialect Coach: Rebecca Clark Carey; Casting: Telsey + Company and Will Cantler, CSA; Projection Consultant: Wendall K. Harrington; Sound Consultant: Peter Fitzgerald; Press Representative: Irene Gandy and Alana Karpoff; Advertising: AKA; Interactive Marketing: Broadway's Best Shows and Andy Drachenberg; Photographer: Evgenia Eliseeva; Press Associate: Christopher Pineda; Website/Design/Online Marketing Strategy: AKA
Bryan Cranston
Broadway debut
President Lyndon Baines Johnson
Bob Moses
COFO co-director
 
David Dennis
CORE leader, MS
Lady Bird Johnson
First Lady
 
Katharine Graham
Washington Post publisher
 
Rep. Katharine St. George, R-NY
Rev. Ralph Abernathy
SCLC secretary-treasurer
 
White House Aide/Butler
Gov. George Wallace, D-AL
 
Rep. James Corman, D-CA
 
Joseph Alsop
journalist
 
Sen. Mike Mansfield, D-MT
 
Walter Reuther
president of UAW
Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
SCLC president
Robert McNamara
Secretary of Defense
 
Sen. James Eastland, D-MS
 
Rep. William Moore McCulloch, R-OH
 
Gov. Paul B. Johnson, Jr., D-MS
Roy Wilkins
NAACP executive director
 
Shoeshiner
 
Aaron Henry
MFDP delegate
Sen. Strom Thurmond, D-SC
 
White House Aide/Butler
James Harrison
SCLC accountant
 
Stokely Carmichael
SNCC organizer
J. Edgar Hoover
FBI director
 
Sen. Robert Byrd, D-WV
Sen. Richard Russell, D-GA
Walter Jenkins
top aide to LBJ
 
Rep. William Colmer, D-MS
Sen. Hubert Humphrey, D-MN
Stanley Levison
SCLC advisor
 
Rep. John McCormack, D-MA
 
Seymore Trammell
District Attorney in Alabama
 
Rev. Edwin King
MFDP organizer
Cartha "Deke" DeLoach
FBI deputy director
 
Rep. Howard "Judge" Smith, D-VA
 
Sen. Everett Dirksen, R-IL
 
Gov. Carl Sanders, D-GA
Coretta Scott King
 
Fannie Lou Hamer
SNCC organizer
Secretary
 
Lurleen Wallace
 
Muriel Humphrey
 
Sen. Maurine Neuberger, D-OR
Sen. Karl Mundt, R-SD
 
White House Aide/Butler
Rep. Emanuel Celler, D-NY
 
White House Aide/Butler
Understudies: Tony Carlin (Sen. Hubert Humphrey, D-MN, J. Edgar Hoover, Sen. Robert Byrd, D-WV, Sen. Richard Russell, D-GA, Cartha "Deke" DeLoach, Rep. Howard "Judge" Smith, D-VA, Sen. Everett Dirksen, R-IL, Gov. Carl Sanders, D-GA, Rep. Emanuel Celler, D-NY, White House Aide/Butler), Gina Daniels (Coretta Scott King, Fannie Lou Hamer), Christopher Gurr (Gov. George Wallace, D-AL, Rep. James Corman, D-CA, Sen. Mike Mansfield, D-MT, Walter Reuther, Walter Jenkins, Rep. William Colmer, D-MS), Danny Johnson (Bob Moses, David Dennis, Rev. Ralph Abernathy, White House Aide/Butler, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Roy Wilkins, Aaron Henry, Shoeshiner, James Harrison, Stokely Carmichael), Monette Magrath (Lady Bird Johnson, Katharine Graham, Rep. Katharine St. George, R-NY, Secretary, Lurleen Wallace, Muriel Humphrey, White House Aide, Maid), Bill Timoney (Robert McNamara, Sen. James Eastland, D-MS, Rep. William Moore McCulloch, R-OH, Sen. Strom Thurmond, D-SC, Gov. Paul B. Johnson, Jr., D-MS, White House Aide/Butler) and Steve Vinovich (President Lyndon Baines Johnson, Stanley Levison, Rep. John McCormack, D-MA, Seymore Trammell, Rev. Edwin King)

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Actor in a Play

2014 Winner
Bryan Cranston
 

Outstanding Sound Design in a Play

2014 Nominee
Sound Design by Paul James Prendergast
 

Outstanding Director of a Play

2014 Nominee
Directed by Bill Rauch
 

Outstanding Projection Design

2014 Nominee
Projection Design by Shawn Sagady

Theatre World

Award

2014 Recipient
Bryan Cranston
Season:
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