The Great Society

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Capturing Lyndon B. Johnson’s passionate and aggressive attempts to build a just society for all, The Great Society follows his epic triumph in a landslide election to the agonizing decision not to run for re-election just three years later. It was an era that would define history forever: the rise of the civil rights movement, the deaths of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy, the escalation of the Vietnam War, and the creation of some of the greatest social programs America has ever known — and one man was at the center of it all: LBJ.

Show Details

Dates: First Preview: September 6, 2019 Opening Night: October 1, 2019 Final Performance: November 30, 2019

TheaterMania Review

| | October 1, 2019
The second part of Robert Schenkkan’s history of Lyndon B. Johnson opens at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.


Brian Cox Lyndon B. Johnson
Grantham Coleman Martin Luther King Jr.
Marc Kudisch Richard J. Daley
Bryce Pinkham Senator Robert F. Kennedy
Frank Wood Senator Everett Dirksen
Gordon Clapp J. Edgar Hoover
Richard Thomas Hubert Humphrey

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