By Robert Schenkkan
Directed by Kevin Moriarty
A co-production with Dallas Theater Center
Contains adult language.
The run time is approximately 2 hours and 38 minutes with one intermission.
Winner of the Tony Award, the Alley’s Texas-sized production of a gripping new play about LBJ features a cast combining artists from the Alley, with members of the Dallas Theater Center portraying some of history’s most dynamic figures and the 36th President of the United States himself, Lyndon Baines Johnson.
1964: A pivotal year in American history – a landmark civil rights bill passed, involvement in Vietnam deepening, and one man at the center of it all, determined to lift the country out of the ashes and rebuild it into The Great Society – by any means necessary.
Scenic & Projection Design
Assistant Stage Manager
as Stokely Carmichael; David Dennis; MFDP Leader; James Chaney; Witness #3
as Rep. James Corman; Tailor; Gov. George Wallace; Sen. Mike Mansfield; Walter Reuther; King of Norway
as J. Edgar Hoover; Reporter; Sen. Robert Byrd
as Coretta Scott King; Mourner; MFDP Activist; Fannie Lou Hamer; Beautiful Woman
as James Harrison; Roy Wilkins; Shoeshiner; Mourner; MFDP Activist; Aaron Henry
as Sen. Hubert Humphrey; Sen. Strom Thurmond; FBI Agent
as Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
as Rep. Howard Smith; Cartha DeLoach; Sen. Everett Dirksen; Gov. Carl Sanders; Vice Squad; Deputy Price
as Robert McNamara; Sen. James Eastland; Rep. William Moore McCulloch; Barber; Governor Paul B. Johnson
as Stanley Levison; Rep. John McCormack; Andrew Goodman; Seymore Trammell; Rev. Edwin King
as President Lyndon Baines Johnson
as Rev. Ralph Abernathy; Butler; Mourner; MFDP Activist; Witness #2