Producers of Robert Schenkkan's new political drama, All the Way, have announced that Emmy Award winner Bryan Cranston will take part in a symposium entitled America at the Turning Point: Conversations on "All the Way". The daylong event on February 23 will explore the play's political and artistic sides. The symposium will begin at noon at New World Stages and finish at the Neil Simon Theatre with an event that includes the play's cast and creative team.
Previously announced participants include historian Doris Kearns Goodwin and civil rights leader Bob Moses. In addition to Cranston, the play's star, newly announced participants include playwright Robert Schenkkan, executive vice president of the Service Employees International Union Gerry Hudson, cofounder and director of the Free Southern Theater John O'Neal, director Stanley Nelson, president and executive director of Race Forward Rinku Sen, and executive director of the Correctional Association of New York Soffiyah Elijah.
During the symposium, presented in conjunction with The Exchange, panelists will discuss the legacy of Lyndon Johnson, the events of the civil rights movement, and the impact that the events of 1964 had on American history.
All the Way is directed by Bill Rauch and stars Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston as President Lyndon B. Johnson.
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