Roslyn Ruff, recently seen on Broadway in Romeo and Juliet, will reunite with her Piano Lesson costar Brandon J. Dirden in the upcoming Broadway production of Robert Schenkkan's All the Way. The pair, who played brother and sister in Signature Theatre's 2012 revival of August Wilson's drama, will graduate to husband and wife, with Ruff taking on the role of Coretta Scott King alongside Dirden's Martin Luther King, Jr. Ruff will also play the role of civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer.
As previously announced, All The Way will be directed by Bill Rauch and star Emmy winner Bryan Cranston as President Lyndon B. Johnson. Also featured in the drama are Michael McKean as J. Edgar Hoover, Rob Campbell as Governor George Wallace, and John McMartin as Senator Richard Russell.. Additional casting will be announced in the coming days. The drama begins previews February 10 at the Neil Simon Theatre, with an opening night set for March 6.
The production features set design by Christopher Acebo, costume design by Deborah M. Dryden, lighting design by Jane Cox, composition and sound design by Paul James Prendergast, and video projections by Shawn Sagady. The projection design consultant is Wendall K. Harrington.
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