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    Preview: September 06, 2019 Closing: November 30, 2019 Duration: TBA

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    Group Minimum: 10

  • CAST

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


    Written by: Robert Schenkkan Director: Bill Rauch Set Designer: David Korins Costume Designer: Linda Cho Lighting Designer: David Weiner Projection Designer: Victoria Sagady Original Music: Paul James Prendergast

    Capturing Lyndon B. Johnson's passionate and aggressive attempts to build a great society for all, the new play 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 destruction of Vietnam and the creation of some of the greatest social programs America has ever known—with one man at the center of it all: LBJ.
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  • The Great Society stars Emmy® and Olivier Award winner Brian Cox (Succession, King Lear with the Royal Shakespeare Company) as LBJ, and features Grantham Coleman (Much Ado About Nothing at The Public) as Martin Luther King Jr., Emmy winner and Tony nominee Gordon Clapp (Glengarry Glen Ross) as J. Edgar Hoover, Tony nominee Marc Kudisch (Billions, A Minister’s Wife at LCT) as Richard J. Daley, Tony nominee Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder) as Robert F. Kennedy, Tony winner Frank Wood (Side Man) as Everett Dirksen, and Tony nominee Richard Thomas (The Little Foxes) as Hubert Humphrey.