Seattle Rep Theatre's All the Way: Surprisingly Entertaining and Insightful

December 2, 2014 10:33 PM

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A friend invited me to a performance of All the Way at Seattle Repertory Theatre, and I expected an intellectually interesting performance examining the first year of Lyndon Baines Johnson's (LBJ) presidency. Instead, I found myself extremely entertained while being taken back in time to recall how I thought and felt back in 1963 and 1964.

The play was brilliantly staged and easy to follow, which is no small task for a performance filled with people known to most people over a certain age. In addition to LBJ, the cast included Robert McNamara, Lady Bird Johnson, Dr. Martin Luther King, Hubert Humphrey, J. Edgar Hoover and a host of ot...

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