Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Great Society ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg November 14, 2019: Given the state of political gridlock, and partisan politics we’re in, Robert Schenkkan’s The Great Society – Part II of The LBJ Plays, is a ti…

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

A whirlwind history lesson on the legacy of LBJ in ‘The Great Society’ at the Vivian Beaumont Theater by Deb Miller

With campaigning for the 2020 US election in full swing and impeachment inquiries dominating the news, the theme of presidential politics is a timely one. The Great Society – the second of…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Brian Cox on Shakespeare, 'Succession' and the Crisis We're In by Variety

  Why the actor, now on Broadway in 'The Great Society,' chases 'scripts of the now.' 

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Mean Girls Retains Fetch Factor at the Box Office by Broadway.com

The kids might be back in school, but Mean Girls is still a hot ticket with Broadway audiences. The cheered musical comedy based on Tina Fey's hit film is having a strong fall, most especi…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - November 11th - JAGGED LITTLE PILL and A CHRISTMAS CAROL Top Growth

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Jagged Little Pill (24.28%), Tina: The Tina Turner Musical (8.10%), Beetlejuice (2.64%), Freestyle Love Supreme (2.20%) and Hadestown…

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VIDEO: SUCCESSION's Brian Cox Talks Playing LBJ on Broadway on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN

'Successiona?? star Brian Cox sat down with Ryan Seacrest and guest co-host Carrie Underwood to talk about playing Lyndon B. Johnson in 'The Great Society' on Broadway on today's a?oeLive wi…

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Friday, November 8, 2019

Paulanne Simmons Unscripted by Barry Gordin

The Big Lesson from The Great Society November 7, 2019: Robert Schenkkan’s newest play, The Great Society, chronicles the presidency of Lyndon Johnson from 1964 until Richard Nixon too…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

The Great Society by Darryl Reilly

LBJ’s ambitious social programs in the United States of the 1960’s being sidetracked by the folly of the Vietnam War and his mishandling of the unrest caused by the Civil Rights Movement…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

THE GREAT SOCIETY To Join Broadway Bridges, Must Close November 30

Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's THE GREAT SOCIETY, starring Brian Cox (a?oeSuccessiona??) as LBJ, directed by Bill Rauch, will play its final performance,…

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Frank Wood, Margaret Colin, Ilana Levine to Lead Richard Greenberg's The Perplexed Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for The Perplexed, a new play by Tony winner Richard Greenberg set to appear at off-Broadway's City Center—Stage I in 2020. Manhattan Theatre Club Artistic Director Lynne …

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Monday, November 4, 2019

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - November 4th - JAGGED LITTLE PILL and BETRAYAL Top Growth

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Jagged Little Pill (4.33%), Beetlejuice (3.35%), Freestyle Love Supreme (2.65%), Ain't Too Proud (1.44%) and The Lightning Thief (1.3…

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Ty Jones on Reverend Ralph Abernathy

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Ty Jones gives us a lesson on Reverend Ralph Abern…

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Monday, October 28, 2019

THE GREAT SOCIETY Primary Week 7 Puts Elizabeth Warren In The Lead

Week after week, and with more 6,500 ballots now counted for the 'Great Society Primary' at the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center, theatergoers of The Great Society continue to choos…

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BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Richard Thomas on Hubert Humphrey

It takes a cast of 19 to bring the epic story of LBJ to life eight times a week at the Vivian Beaumont theatre. Led by the great stage and screen actor Brian Cox, the company of Robert Sc…

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Broadway Grosses: Beautiful Plays to Packed Houses in Its Final Week by Broadway.com

Just short of six years after beginning performances at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, the long-running hit bio-show Beautiful: The Carole King Musical wrapped up its hit run on October 27. T…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - October 28th - FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME And Betrayal Top Growth!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Freestyle Love Supreme (4.87%), Beetlejuice (3.58%), Ain't Too Proud (0.93%), Oklahoma! (0.83%) and Hadestown (0.74%). The top growin…

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Sunday, October 27, 2019

Broadway Review: “The Great Society” at the Vivian Beaumont Theater by David Roberts

“The Great Society,” the second installment of playwright Robert Schenkkan’s biographical account of the years Lyndon B. Johnson spent as president in the White House, is less a drama …

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

Tonys Administration Committee Announces First Set of Rulings for 2019-2020 Season by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met on October 24 for the first time this season to confirm the eligibility status of six Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing's 2020 T…

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Tonys Administration Committee Announces First Set of Rulings in 2019-2020 Season by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met on October 24 for the first time this season to confirm the eligibility status of six Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing's 2020 T…

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2020 Tony Award eligibility rulings Round 1: ‘Betrayal,’ ‘Moulin Rouge!,’ and more by Sam Eckmann

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the first time during the 2019-2020 Broadway season to discuss eligibility of six productions for the 2020 American Theatre Wing’s 74th Ann…

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Tony Awards Administration Committee makes first eligibility determinations by Caitlin Huston

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the first time this season to decide on eligibility for six productions.  The committee discussed “Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune…

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Maintains Her Lead In THE GREAT SOCIETY Primary, Week 6

With over 6,000 ballots now counted for the 'Great Society Primary' at the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center, theatergoers of The Great Society continue to vote for Senator Elizabeth…

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BWW Interview: Richard Thomas Is a Happy Warrior in THE GREAT SOCIETY

Thomas brings to life the conscience and energy of Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey in Robert Schenkkan's latest exploration of the earth-shaking events of the presidency of Lyndon B. Johns…

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Friday, October 18, 2019

THE GREAT SOCIETY Partners With Broadway For All

Robert Schenkkan's THE GREAT SOCIETY, starring Brian Cox (a?oeSuccessiona??) as LBJ, directed by Bill Rauch, is partnering with Broadway For All through its initiative ACCESS FOR ALL.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

The Lightning Thief musical is mythic fun that lacks range by Christian Holub

It’s a funny coincidence of fate that The Lightning Thief musical is currently playing on Broadway (at the Longacre Theatre for a limited 16-week engagement) across the street from where H…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

THE GREAT SOCIETY. by Corine Cohen

Corine talks about THE GREAT SOCIETY playing at Lincoln Center Theater. It’s a poignant, powerful play. Did Corine like it? Listen to her podcast. The post THE GREAT SOCIETY. appeared firs…

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Grantham Coleman on 'Not Impersonating' Martin Luther King Jr. in The Great Society by Caitlin Moynihan

Grantham Coleman in The Great Society (Photo: Evan Zimmermann for MurphyMade) Grantham Coleman is currently doing something he never thought he'd do; playing Martin Luther King Jr. alongsi…

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Grantham Coleman of The Great Society by Broadway.com

Grantham Coleman stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about The Great Society and more with Paul Wontorek.

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The Great Society Star Marc Kudisch’s Favorite Theatregoing Experiences by Andrew Gans

The three-time Tony nominee reflects on his favorite stage performances including those given on Broadway, on tour, and in Las Vegas.

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

THE GREAT SOCIETY Primary Week 5 - Rep Carolyn B. Maloney Casts Her Vote!

With nearly 6,000 ballots now counted for the 'Great Society Primary' at the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Centera?"including from special guest Representative Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12…

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