Bryan Cranston is headed to Broadway. According to the New York Times, Cranston is set to reprise his role as President Lyndon B. Johnson in the stage production of Robert Schenkkan's All the Way, which is currently wrapping up its run at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachussetts. Though the production itself received mixed reviews, Cranston's performance has been regarded as favorable (unsurprisingly), and tickets to the production have been sold-out.
The play runs at about three hours—which will make it one of the longest plays on Broadway in a while—and follows LBJ through his first year in office, just after he assumed the role of president when JFK was assassinated in 1963. According to The Hollywood Reporter, All the Way is currently on track to open during the current 2013-2014 Broadway season, which will pit Cranston against other big-name stars like Denzel Washington (A Raisin in the Sun), Ian McKellan (No Man's Land), Patrick Stewart (Waiting For Godot), Ethan Hawke (Macbeth), and Daniel Craig (Betrayal).
No exact dates or a location have been determined yet, but The Glass Menagerie's Jeffrey Richards will head the producing team.
[via New York Times]