All the Way
by Robert Schenkkan
directed by Marc Masterson
September 2, 2016 - October 2, 2016

All the Way logo

1963. Lyndon B. Johnson has been catapulted into the most powerful job on earth. No stranger to back room deals, Johnson takes us with him—flattering, backslapping, placating and bullying as he maneuvers to pass the groundbreaking Civil Rights Act. From Martin Luther King, Jr. to George Wallace, some of America’s most dynamic leaders stand beside him—or against him—during this tumultuous time, captured vividly in the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit.

Previews: September 2 – September 8, 2016
First Night: September 9, 2016
Regular Performances: September 10 – October 2, 2016

Recommendation: Suitable for ages 13 and above. Contains adult language, the smoking of electronic cigarettes and cigars and complicated political themes.

Running Time: Approximately ​three hours including one 15-minute intermission.

Source: Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum

Robert Schenkkan received a BA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MFA from Cornell University. He has worked as an actor/writer on- and off-Broadway, in film, television and at regional theatres across the country. Portions ofThe Kentucky Cycle were developed at the Mark Taper Forum’s ’88 and ’89 New Works Festivals, New Dramatists, the Ensemble Studio Theatre (New York and Los Angeles), the Long Wharf Theatre and Robert Redford’s Sundance Institute. The complete Cycle was awarded the largest grant ever given by The Fund for New American Plays and premiered in 1991 at the Intiman Theatre in Seattle. Shenkkan’s play Heaven on Earth won the 1989 Julie Harris/Beverly Hills Theatre Guild Award, participated in the 1989 Eugene O’Neill Playwrights’ Conference and premiered off-Broadway at the WPA Theatre. It was published by Dramatists Play Service. Final Passages premiered at the Studio Arena Theatre under the direction of A.J. Antoon and was published both in TCG’s Plays in Process and by Dramatists Play Service. Tachinoki premiered at Ensemble Studio Theatre in Los Angeles and was designated a Critic’s Choice by LA Weekly. He also is the author of numerous one-acts, prominent among them is The Survivalist, which premiered at Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Humana Festival, went on to the EST Marathon in New York, Canada’s DuMaurier Festival and won the Best of the Fringe Award at the Edinburgh Festival. Schenkkan has written a film for Disney (Tall Tales) and a play (Magic) for the NBC series “Plays for Television.” He is the recipient of grants from the California Arts Council, New York State, and the Vogelstein and the Arthur foundations. Schenkkan is a New Dramatists alumnus and a member of both the Ensemble Studio Theatre and the Antaeus Project. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Mary Anne, and their daughter, Sarah.
Learn more about the production, cast & creative team with a peek into the program. Read full artist bios, in-depth articles and more.

Matthew Arkin* (Stanley Levison/Rep. John McCormack/Michael “Mickey” Schwerner/Seymore Trammell/Tailor/Rev. Edwin King/FBI Agent/Reporter/Television Announcer) previously appeared at SCR in The Whale, The Prince of Atlantisand Our Mother’s Brief Affair. His Broadway credits include Losing Louie, The Sunshine Boysand Laughter on the 23rd Floor. Off-Broadway, he appeared in Dinner With Friends(Drama Desk nomination), Rounding Third, Indian Blood, War in Paramus, You Should Be So Lucky and Moonlight and Magnolias. His regional theatre includes Surf Reportat La Jolla Playhouse, The Sceneat Hartford Stage, Sight Unseenat George Street Playhouse, Little Footstepsand Lost in Yonkersat Pennsylvania Stage Company, Around the World in 80 Days at The Cape Playhouse, A Thousand Clownsat American Stage Company, Two Roomsand True Westat TheatreWorks and Talley’s Folly at Bay Street Theatre. His film and television credits include Margot at the Wedding, Second Best, Raising Flagg, Death to Smoochy, An Unmarried Woman, The Curse, “Aquarius,” “NCIS,” “Switched at Birth,” “Harry’s Law,” “Medium,” “Rescue Me” (recurring), all incarnations of “Law & Order,” “Ed,” “Third Watch,” “100 Centre Street” (recurring), “All My Children” (recurring) and “Simple Justice.” Arkin also is director of SCR’s Acting Intensive Program. For more information, visit

​​Hugo Armstrong* (President Lyndon Baines Johnson) appeared at SCR previously in the Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of Little Black Shadows. He has been seen in performances at Theatre of Note, Sacred Fools, Mark Taper Forum, REDCAT, Lincoln Center Theater, The Theatre @ Boston Court, Geffen Playhouse, The Echo Theater Company and Circle X Theatre Company. He also has appeared in numerous television shows and movies including the upcoming Lucky starring Harry Dean Stanton and David Lynch and the ongoing series “I Love you, Denise.” He is a graduate of CalArts.

Larry Bates* (Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr) is happy to be back at SCR. He was last seen as Elmore Crome in Abundance, Happy in Death of a Salesman, Ralph D in The Motherf**ker with the Hat, Booth in Topdog/Underdog, Cory in Fences, Cactus in Mr. Marmaladeand Youngblood in SCR and Pasadena Playhouse’s production of Jitney, for which he won an NAACP Theatre Award and the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Featured Actor. His other notable theatre credits include You Can’t Take It with Youat Antaeus Theatre Company and Martin Luther King Jr. in The Mountaintopdirected by Roger Guenveur Smith at the Matrix Theatre and San Diego Repertory. His film and television credits include The Veronica Mars Movie, Lions for Lambs, “Dark Blue,” “The Unit,” “Bones” and “CSI: Miami.” Look for Bates in the upcoming HBO series “Big Little Lies” starring Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Shailene Woodley directed by Jean-Marc Vallée. Bates is a Lunt-Fontanne Fellow and a graduate of The Theatre School, DePaul University. [email protected]

Jordan Bellow* (Bob Moses/David Dennis) is delighted to be back at SCR, where previously he appeared in the Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of I and Youand productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dreamand A Christmas Carol. He is a graduate of SCR’s Acting Intensive Program. His other regional credits include Flyat Florida Studio Theatre. His New York credits include Romeo and Juliet at Pulse Ensemble Theatre and Ward Sixand Balm in Gilead at Columbia Stages. He received his BFA in theatre performance from Chapman University. As always, much love to all called family.

​Robert Curtis Brown* (J. Edgar Hoover/Sen. Robert Byrd) has appeared at SCR in Absurd Person Singular, Sunlight, Terra Nova, The Beard of Avon, How the Other Half Lovesand Night and Her Stars. On film, Brown has just completed Step Sistersand can be seen in The Guilt Trip, Trading Places, Dreamgirls, Spiderman 3, Bruce Almighty, Catch Me If You Can, Guess Whoand It’s Complicated. On television, he created the part of Vance Evans in the “High School Musical” movies. He has appeared in more than 80 television series including roles on “Code Black,” “Rizzoli & Isles,” “NCIS,” “Mom,” “Bones,” “Hawaii Five-O,” “CSI,” “Switched at Birth” and “Perception.” A graduate of Yale College and the Yale School of Drama, Brown spent 10 years in New York, on- and off-Broadway, appearing in such shows as Julius Caesarfor The New York Shakespeare Festival with Al Pacino, Plentyat the Plymouth Theatre, Titus Andronicusat the Delacorte Theatre and Playwrights Horizons and Hyde In Hollywoodat the American Place Theatre, a production filmed for “American Playhouse.” Regionally, he has performed across the country from the Guthrie Theater’s The Importance of Being Earnest, Wendy Wasserstein’s The Heidi Chronicles, Twelfth Night, What the Butler Saw, The Foreignerto Present Laughterat The Pasadena Playhouse. In Los Angeles, he was Peter Patrone in The Heidi Chronicles, for which he received Drama-Logue’s Best Actor award.

​​JD Cullum* (Sen. Hubert Humphrey) is a veteran of Southern California stages (and freeways), whose numerous appearances at SCR include Absurd Person Singular, Misalliance, Pig Farmand The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow. He has starred in plays at the Mark Taper Forum, Geffen Playhouse, Kirk Douglas Theater, Pasadena Playhouse and A Noise Within. A recipient of multiple Garland Awards and Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards for his work, most recently, Cullum performed in Hedda Gablerand Cloud 9 at Antaeus Theatre Company, where he is a long-standing member. His recent on-camera credits include “Aquarius,” “Code Black,” “Bones,” “The Newsroom,” “The Lone Ranger” and “Mad Men.”

​​Gregg Daniel* (Roy Wilkins/Shoe Shiner/Aaron Henry) returns to SCR after six seasons as The Ghost of Jacob Marley in A Christmas Carol. His other SCR appearances include Death of a Salesman, August Wilson’s Jitneyand Fencesand Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach. His regional credits include Joe Turner’s Come and Gone(Mark Taper Forum); Jitney(Pasadena Playhouse); Much Ado About Nothing(Shakespeare Santa Barbara); Cyrano de Bergerac(Milwaukee Repertory Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Taming of the Shrew, Romeo and Juliet, The Merry Wives of Windsorand The Two Gentlemen of Verona(Shakespeare Center L.A.); Master Harold... and the boys(Cape May Stage and Actors Theatre of Louisville); Peer Gynt (Hartford Stage Company); and Mother Courage and Her Children(CenterStage). His film credits include Hancock, Spiderman 3, Evan Almighty and Hollywood Homicide. His television credits include HBO’s “True Blood” as series regular Reverend Daniels; guest-starring roles on “Grey’s Anatomy,” “True Detective,” “The Grinder,” “Harry’s Law,” “Castle,” “Parenthood,” “Weeds,” and “The Sarah Silverman Show”; and Disney’s “Good Luck Charlie,” “Austin & Ally” and “Kickin It.” He is a founding member and artistic director of Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble,

Nike Doukas* (Lady Bird Johnson/Katharine Graham/Rep. Katharine St. George/Reporter) ​returns to SCR after appearing in The Prince of Atlantis, The Happy Ones, Dead Man’s Cell Phone, Ridiculous Fraud, Cyrano de Bergerac, Major Barbara, Much Ado About Nothing, Everett Beekin, The Beard of Avon, Round and Round the Garden, Pygmalion, How the Other Half Loves, Arms and the Man, Blithe Spirit, Green Icebergs, The Company of Heavenand Loot. This year, she has appeared in Fallen Angelsat the Jewel Theatre Company in Santa Cruz, Casa Valentina at Pasadena Playhouse and as Hedda Gabler at Antaeus Theatre Company, where she is a member. Later this fall, she will appear in Three Days in the Countryat the Kinetic Theatre in Pittsburgh. Her other regional theatre credits include the PICT Classic Theatre, The Old Globe, A Contemporary Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, Shakespeare Festival/LA, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Berkeley Shakespeare Festival and The American Conservatory Theatre. Her numerous television guest spots include a recurring role on “Desperate Housewives.” She has an MFA from the American Conservatory Theater.

​​Bo Foxworth* (Robert McNamara/Sen. James Eastland/Rep.William Moore McCulloch/Barber/Gov. Paul B. Johnson Jr./Network Correspondent) made his SCR debut last season in Amadeus.He was most recently seen in Cloud 9, directed by Casey Stangl at Antaeus Theatre Company. His other productions with Antaeus include Henry IV, The Liar, The Crucible(Ovation nomination, Best Lead Actor, 2013), the title role in Macbeth, The Seagull and The Malcontent. He also has worked with Shakespeare Orange County, The Skylight Theatre, Ensemble Theatre Company, La Mirada Theatre, Laguna Playhouse, Geffen Playhouse, Disney Hall, L.A. Theatre Works, The Theatre @ Boston Court, The Hollywood Bowl and A Noise Within, where he received two Ovation nominations. His New York and regional theatre work includes the off-Broadway hit, As Bees in Honey Drown,at Lucille Lortel Theatre and performances at Century Theater, HERE Arts Center, The Pearl Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre Company (Washington, D.C.), English Theater (Vienna, Austria), Long Wharf Theatre, Baltimore Center Stage, Playmakers Repertory, The Old Globe and Yale Repertory. Foxworth has numerous film and television credits including playing Robert McNamara in the HBO movie of All the Way,starring Bryan Cranston. He is a graduate of UCLA and received his MFA at Yale School of Drama.

Lynn Gallagher (Lurleen Wallace/Muriel Humphrey/Secretary/ Woman/Nurse/New Orleans Announcer) is thrilled to be making her SCR debut. Gallagher began acting after a career as a harpist and an educator. She is a 2013 graduate of SCR’s Acting Intensive Program and is represented by Lisa Butler at Hollywood Original Talent. Her latest work, “The Fifties,” can be viewed at

Christian Henley (James Harrison/Stokely Carmichael/James Earl Chaney/MFDP Leader) is thrilled to be joining the SCR’s production of All The Way.Most recently, he appeared in the Los Angeles premiere of Honky at Rogue Machine Theatre. Henley is a graduate of the 2016 Master of Fine Arts in Acting program at the University of Southern California, where he performed in their annual three-play repertory (Twilight Los Angeles, 1992; The Oresteia Project; Threepenny Opera). He also is a proud member of the Guthrie Experience at the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis, Minn.

Hal Landon Jr.* (Sen. Strom Thurmond/Sen. Everett Dirksen/Network Correspondent) is an SCR Founding Artist who has appeared in Going to a Place where you Already Are, Rest, The Fantasticks, The Trip to Bountiful, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet, Nothing Sacred, Man from Nebraska, Born Yesterday, A View from the Bridge, Habeas Corpus, Antigone, The Drawer Boy(Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award nomination), Major Barbaraand Tartuffe. His other credits include Arcadia, Our Town, Sidney Bechet Killed a Man, BAFO, Six Degrees of Separation, An Ideal Husband, A Mess of Plays by Chris Durang, Faith Healer, Green Icebergs, The Miser, Our Country’s Goodand Waiting for Godot. He created the role of Ebenezer Scrooge in SCR’s A Christmas Caroland has performed it in all 36 productions. He appeared in Leander Stillwell(Mark Taper Forum), Henry V(The Old Globe) and as Plonius in Hamletat Shakespeare Orange County. Among his television and film credits are “The Closer,” “My Name is Earl,” “CSI: NY,” “Mad Men,” The Artist, Trespass, Pacific Heights, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, the new Netflix film, Pee Wee’s Big Holiday, and the HBO film, All the Way.

Tracey A. Leigh* (Coretta Scott King/Fannie Lou Hamer) has appeared at SCR previously in Death of a Salesman, In the Next Room or the vibrator play, Safe in Hell, the NewSCRipts reading of The St. James Infirmaryand the Pacific Playwrights Festival readings of Happy Face and Tough Titty. An Obie Award- and NAACP Theatre Award-winning actor, her other credits include Twelfth Night, Romeo and Julietand A Midsummer Night’s Dreamat The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles; Colony Collapseat The Theatre @ Boston Court; Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Playat A.C.T. San Francisco and Guthrie Theatre; Good Peopleat Ensemble Theatre Company of Santa Barbara; Elmina’s Kitchenat Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble; The Many Mistresses of Martin Luther Kingat Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA; I Just Stopped By to See the Man at The Old Globe; The Vagina Monologuesnational tour; and off-Broadway productions at P.S.122, Soho Rep, Primary Stages, New York Theatre Workshop, Signature Theatre and La Mama ETC. Aside from numerous commercials, her television appearances include “Modern Family,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Criminal Minds” and “Law & Order.”

Jeff Marlow* (Gov. George Wallace/Rep. James Corman/Walter Reuther/FBI Agent) previously appeared at SCR in Hamletand Nothing Sacred. His other theatre credits include Junk: The Golden Age of Debt, Hollywood, Glengarry Glen Rossand Sideways(La Jolla Playhouse); Moonlight and Magnolias, An Empty Plate in the Café du Grand Boeuf, And the Winner Is and The Sleeper(Laguna Playhouse); You Can’t Take It with You(Geffen Playhouse); Handle with Care, Indoor/Outdoorand Around the World in 80 Days (The Colony Theatre); Sheldon & Mrs. Levine, Where’s Poppaand Surviving Sex (Falcon Theatre); and The Missing Pages of Lewis Carrolland Medea(The Theatre @ Boston Court). As a member of the sketch comedy troupe the Reduced Shakespeare Company, Marlow has toured the U.S., Europe and Asia in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised], The Complete History of America (abridged), The Bible: The Complete Word of God [abridged]and Completely Hollywood (abridged). His film credits include Stevie D, Akeelah and the Beeand The Hebrew Hammer. His television credits include “Heartbeat,” “Dr. Ken,” “Angie Tribeca,” “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” “The Player,” “Mistresses,” “Rizzoli & Isles,” “Rake,” “The Thundermans,” “NCIS,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Without a Trace,” “Pushing Daisies,” “The Bernie Mac Show” and “Judging Amy.”

Rosney Mauger (Rev. Ralph Abernathy/Butler) previously appeared in A Christmas Carol, his first production at SCR after completing SCR’s Acting Intensive Program in 2015. He also is a recent graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. His highlight roles at The Academy have been Othello and Hedley in Seven Guitars. Originally from Central Florida, he appeared in The Piano Lessonand King Hedley IIat Seminole State College in Lake Mary, Fla.

William Francis McGuire* (Cartha “Deke” Deloach/Rep. Howard “Judge” Smith/Gov. Carl Sanders/Sen. Mike Mansfield/Andrew Goodman) appeared at SCR previously in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, A Wrinkle in Time, The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow, A Christmas Carol and Tartuffe. He also has worked at the Guthrie Theater (TheRover, Naga Mandala, The Seagull, Electra, Iphigenia at Aulis, The Good Hope, Peer Gyntand Billy and Dago, among others), The Shakespeare Theatre Company (Henry V and Macbeth), Bay Street Theatre Fest (Tropeano Paints), American Repertory Theatre (Boys Next Door), Yale Repertory Theatre (Search and Destroy) and many others. His film credits include The Day After Tomorrowand Mission Impossible III. His television credits include “100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd” (series regular), “CSI,” “Castle,” “Justified,” “Eagleheart,” “Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior,” “The Mentalist,” “Saving Grace,” “Weeds,” “Numb3rs,” “NCIS,” “Without a Trace,” as well as a number of Movies of the Week. He is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.

Larry John Meyers* (Sen. Richard Russell/Rep. Emaunel Celler/Deputy Cecil Ray Price/King of Norway) with cheer and goodwill, joins the company at SCR for the first time. In the past year, he has performed at Florida Repertory Theatre (The Unexpected Guest), Pittsburgh Public Theater (Guys & Dolls) and Gulfshore Playhouse (An Enemy of the People). His other regional credits include La MaMa ETC, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Chester Theatre, Dallas Theater Center, Humana Festival, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Minneapolis Children’s Theatre Company, Syracuse Stage and Weston Playhouse. An actor and director for more than 30 years in the Pittsburgh theatre community, Meyers has many notable performances at City Theatre, Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival, Pittsburgh Public, Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre, Quantum Theatre, Playhouse Rep and the Pittsburgh Symphony. His various film and television work includes Concussion, American Splendor, Up Close and Personal, The Dark Half, Hoffa, Bob Roberts, Runaway Train, Flashdanceand the soon-to-be-released The Mutineer, Low Tide in Serf City and The Race. Meyers also enjoys writing (a play, A Waver of Love - 1908, from the letters and poems of American Socialists Carl Sandburg and Lilian Steichen, and an ongoing memoir, AirWaves; or, Slow from Bates Street to the Squirrel Hill Tunnel), birds, jazz, dance, the radio and toast.

Darin Singleton* (Walter Jenkins/Rep. William Colmer)

is extremely happy to be returning to SCR where his last two appearances were in A View from the Bridge and All My Sons. His selected theatre credits include The Unseen (LADCC-nominated for Best Actor), American Dead at Rogue Machine Theatre, Twelfth Night for the Company Rep, She Stoops to Conquer at Hillside Rep, Much Ado About Nothing for L.A. Shakespeare Festival, Buried Child for Theatre Forty, As You Like It for Berkeley Repertory Theatre, High Hopes for Theatre Rhinoceros, Measure for Measure with the Garden Grove Shakespeare Fest and Tender is the Night for The Fountain Theatre. His film credits include Lessons of Love, This Isn’t Funny, Night Eyes, End of the Beginning, Snow, Debt Collector, Record Breaker and Scarecrow. His television credits include “The Player,” “Criminal Minds,” “Heartbreakers” and “Wolf.” He would like to thank Marc Masterson for his guidance and patience, and the rest of the cast and crew for their creativity and generosity of spirit. He also wishes to express his tremendous admiration and devotion to Button.

Creative Team
Marc Masterson (Director/Artistic Director) is in his sixth season with SCR. Under his leadership, SCR has expanded community initiatives and world premiers including CrossRoads commissions with plays Vietgone and Orangeand the Diagolos project in Santa Ana. In recent years, SCR productions have transferred to some of the leading theatres in the country including Manhattan Theatre Club, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Berkeley Repertory Theatre and The Shakespeare Theatre. His recent directing credits include Going to a Place where you Already Are, Zealot, Death of a Salesman, Eurydiceand Elemeno Pea at SCR, As You Like Itfor the Houston Shakespeare Festival, The Kite Runner at Actors Theatre of Louisville and the Cleveland Play House. He served for 11 years as artistic director of Actors Theatre of Louisville and produced the Humana Festival of New American Plays, where he produced more than 100 world premieres, expanded audiences and the repertoire, deepened arts education programs and spearheaded numerous community-based projects. His other Louisville directing credits include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shipwrecked! An Entertainment, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Tempest, Mary’s Wedding, The Crucible, Betrayal, As You Like It, The Importance of Being Earnestand Macbeth. The world premieres he directed at the Humana Festival include works by Lisa Dillman, Wendell Berry, Craig Wright, Eric Coble, Adam Bock, Gina Gionfriddo, Melanie Marnich, Charles Mee and Rick Dresser. He served as artistic director of City Theatre in Pittsburgh for 20 years and was founder and chairman of the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Alliance. He has served as a theatre advisory panel member for the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as numerous foundations. He won the Man of the Year Vectors Award, and received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Pittsburgh New Works Festival.

Ralph Funicello (Scenic Design) returns for his 30th season. Among his many SCR credits are designs for Red, Zealot, 4000 Miles, Elemeno Pea, Misalliance, Hamlet, Brooklyn Boy, Major Barbara, The Circle, Private Lives, Six Degrees of Separation, She Stoops to Folly, Buried Child, Good and Da. His work has been seen on- and off-Broadway and at many resident theatres including Lincoln Center Theater, Mark Taper Forum, The American Conservatory Theater, Huntington Theatre Company, Intiman Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Denver Center Theatre Company, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Guthrie Theater, McCarter Theatre Center, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, The Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford Shakespearean Festival of Canada, Royal Shakespeare Company, Theatre Royal Bath and The Old Globe, where he is an associate artist. He also has designed for New York City Opera, L.A. Opera and San Diego Opera. He has been nominated for New York Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Lucille Lortel and Tony awards. He has received the Merritt Award for Excellence in Design and Collaboration and his designs have been recognized by the Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle, the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, Drama-Logue, Backstage Westand the United States Institute for Theatre Technology. He currently is the Powell Chair in Set Design at San Diego State University.

Holly Poe Durbin (Costume Design) is pleased to return to SCR, where she most recently designed Death of a Salesman. She designed Chekhov’s The Wood Demon on London’s West End, the UK tour of Miss Evers’ Boysand the world tour of a new opera, Don Juan Flamenco, premiering at the Flamenco Biennale in Seville. Her recent work includes Peter and the Starcatcher for Playmakers Repertory Company; Shipwrecked!for the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park; Opusfor Portland Center Stage and The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis; Much Ado About Nothingstarring Helen Hunt and featuring Lyle Lovett; and Top Secretfor New York Theatre Workshop, featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered.” Durbin has designed costumes for regional theaters, such as the Mark Taper Forum, Huntington Theatre Company, Pasadena Playhouse, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Missouri Repertory Theatre, The Old Globe and Geffen Playhouse. Her themed entertainment designs include Universal Studios Japan and Legend of the Ice Princessin San Diego. Visit her work at

Jaymi Lee Smith (Lighting Design) is thrilled to be at SCR again after working on Vietgone, Peter and the Starcatcher, The Stinky Cheese Man, Topdog/Underdog, Lucky Duck and Junie B. Jones and a Little Monkey Business. She has been designing around the country for the last 16 years at theatres such as Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Dallas Theater Center, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, The Alley Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, Goodman Theatre, The Denver Center, The Court Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse, Hartford Stage, Alliance Theatre, Getty Villa, Utah Shakespeare Festival, Milwaukee Repertory and Lookingglass Theatre Company. Her work has also been seen in China, Italy, Spain, Scotland and Ireland. Her awards include the 2003 Michael Merritt/Michael Maggio Emerging Designer Award, a 2014 Column Award and a 2010 Joseph Jefferson Award. She currently is an associate professor of lighting design and associate head of design at UC Irvine. Her website is

Charles Coes (Sound Design and Original Music) is happy to be returning to SCR where he previously co-designed TheTempest. He has designed shows at Yale Repertory Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, The Old Globe, Guthrie Theater, Shakespeare Theatre Company, ArtsEmerson, Wilma Theatre, Two River Theater, North Shore Music Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, HERE Arts Center, Ford’s Theatre, Dallas Theater Center, Roundabout Theater Company and Huntington Theatre Company. He has designed tours for Phoenix Entertainment and The Acting Company. He also has designed aerial, robotic and aquatic spectaculars for Royal Caribbean, an immersive show, Queen of the Night, at the Diamond Horseshoe, Puppet UP! at the Venetian in Las Vegas, and collaborated on installations with artists Anne Hamilton, Abelardo Morel and Luis Roldan. He has worked as an associate on more that 10 Broadway shows including Peter and the Starcatcher (Tony Award-winner, Sound Design); In the Next Room or the vibrator playand Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. He has a very sweet dog named Max, whose bark may appear in the show. He teaches at the Yale School of Drama.

Nathan A. Roberts (Sound Design and Original Music) is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, instrument-maker and sound designer who specializes in creating original music and soundscapes for plays, often live onstage. He is making his SCR debut. His upcoming work includes Sense and Sensibility(Guthrie Theater), Les Liaisons Dangereuses(Baltimore Center Stage) and Assassins(Yale Repertory Theatre). His other regional credits include tokyo fish story (The Old Globe), Sense and Sensibility(Dallas Theater Center), In the Next Room or the vibrator play(Syracuse Stage), Accidental Death of an Anarchist(Yale Repertory Theatre/Berkeley Repertory Theatre), The Widow Lincolnand Our Town(Ford’s Theatre), Twelfth Nightand The Tempest(Hartford Stage), The Servant of Two Masters (Seattle Repertory Theatre, Guthrie Theater, Shakespeare Theatre, Yale Repertory Theatre), Macbeth(The Acting Company/Guthrie Theater), It’s a Wonderful Life (Long Wharf Theatre) and Third, On Borrowed Time and Electric Baby(Two River Theatre). Roberts earned his MFA from the Yale School of Drama, and teaches in the theater studies program of Yale University.

Shawn Sagady (Projection Design) has designed the Broadway productions of All The Way(Drama Desk Award nomination, Tony Award for Best Play), Leap of Faith and Memphis(Tony Award for Best Musical). His off-Broadway and regional credits include stop. reset., Mound Buildersand Emotional Creature(Signature Theatre Company); By the Way,Meet Vera Stark (Second Stage Theatre); Father Comes Home from the War (The Public Theater); Memphisand Julius Caesar(national tours); The White Snakeand Back Back Back (The Old Globe); Overt Political Correctness (American Repertory Theater); 2666, Brigadoon(Joseph Jefferson Award nomination) and The White Snake (Jeff nomination) (Goodman Theatre); Fingersmith, The Great Society, A Wrinkle in Time, Measure for Measureand American Night: The Ballad of Juan José(Oregon Shakespeare Festival) and Carmen(La Jolla Playhouse). He also served as director of photography for the film project 100 Monologues.

Tracy Winters (Dialect Coach) is making her SCR coaching debut. Her credits include You Never Can Tell and Arcadia(A Noise Within); Grey Gardens(Center Theatre Group/The Ahmanson Theatre); City of Conversationand The Revisionist (The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts); Twentieth Century Way, 1001 Nights, The Good Book of Pendatry and Wonder, How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Foundand The Dinosaur Within (The Theatre @ Boston Court); Carousel(Reprise!); Peace in Our Time, Cousin Betteand Noel Coward’s Tonight at 8:30(Antaeus Theatre Company); The Chinese Massacre: Annotated(Circle X Theatre Company); and House of the Rising Son (Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA). As an actor, Winters received an Ovation Award for Caught in the Net(International City Theatre).

Kathryn Davies* (Stage Manager) previously stage-managed Future Thinking, Red, Vietgone, OZ 2.5, The Whipping Man, Tartuffe, Reunion, Trudy and Max in Love, Ivy+Bean: the Musical, The Motherf**ker with the Hat, How to Write a New Book for the Bible, Sight Unseen, Topdog/Underdog, Sideways Stories from Wayside School, In the Next Room or the vibrator play, Doctor Cerberus, Ordinary Days, Our Mother’s Brief Affair, The Injured Party, The Brand New Kidand Imagineat SCR. Her favorite credits include Dividing the Estateat Dallas Theater Center, La Bohèmeat Tulsa Opera, The Mystery of Irma Vepat The Old Globe, Daddy Long Legsat Laguna Playhouse, Toscaand La Fille du Régimentat Opera Ontario, Of Mice and Menat Theatre Calgary/CanStage/Neptune Theatre, The Dresserat Manitoba Theatre Centre, Skylightat Tarragon Theatre, To Kill a Mockingbirdat Citadel Theatre/Manitoba Theatre Centre/Theatre Calgary and The Designated Mournerat Tarragon Theatre and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Davies also has worked as head theatre representative at the Toronto International Film Festival, Dubai International Film Festival, AFI Fest (part of the American Film Institute), Los Angeles Film Festival and as team leader at Sundance.

Roxana Khan (Assistant Stage Manager) recently returned to Los Angeles after working for five seasons at the Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival on Guys and Dolls, Head Over Heels, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Cocoanuts, Into the Woods, King Lear, The Tenth Muse, Romeo and Juliet, Animal Crackers, WillFuland Henry IV, Part II. Her Los Angeles credits include The Golden Dragon(The Theatre @ Boston Court), Guys and Dollsand Into the Woods (The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts), Godspell, The Boxcar Childrenand Charlotte’s Web (Laguna Playhouse) and Kirk Douglas Theatre. She also has stage-managed play festivals, readings, workshops and site-specific events. She earned her degree from Biola University. Khan is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association.

*Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

​Hugo Armstrong and JD Cullum in ​'All the Way.' Photo by Debora Robinson.
​Hugo Armstrong and Nike Doukas in ​'All the Way.' Photo by Debora Robinson.
Matthew Arkin, Lynn Gallagher, Jeff ​Marlow and Nike Doukas in 'All the Way.' Photo by Debora Robinson.
Jordan Bellow, Larry Bates and Gregg Daniels in 'All the Way.' Photo by Debora Robinson.
Rosney Mauger, Jordan Bellow, Christian Henley, Tracey A. Leigh and Gregg Daniel in '​All the Way.' Photo by Debora Robinson.
Hugo Armstrong as Lyndon Baines Johnson in ​'All the Way.' Photo by Debora Robinson.
Hal Landon Jr., Larry John Meyers, Bo Foxworth, Gregg Daniel and ​William Francis McGuire in '​All the Way.' Photo by Debora Robinson.
Hugo Armstrong​, Darin Singleton, Larry Bates and Matthew Arkin in ​'All the Way.' Photo by Debora Robinson.
Hugo Armstrong and Larry Bates, center, in 'All the Way.' Photo by Debora Robinson.
video video video video
From the Blog
Prosthetics for District MerchantsCreating the Face of LBJ
What does it take for Hugo Armstrong to become LBJ in All the Way? The work of Kevin more
All the Way First NightSCR’s 53rd Season Opens With “Jaw-Dropping Political Drama”
A red-white-and-blue-themed Cast Party marked First Night’s opening for All the Way. read more
Bo Foxworth and Hal Landon Jr.The Power in All the Way On Stage
Stage or screen? Which is the best way to experience All the Way? Two actors talk about both more
LBJ taking the oath of officeThe Art of Compromise
All the Way follows the path that Lyndon B. Johnson took to pass the Civil Rights Act. Read about his art of compromise. read more
Marc MastersonMarc Masterson Talks All the Way
When Texas-born Artistic Director Marc Masterson grew up, another Texan—LBJ—was president. He revisits that era when he directs All the Way. Masterson says he connected with the play immediately, for theatrical, intellectual and personal reasons.listen now
Robert SchenkkanPlaywright Robert Schenkkan on bringing LBJ to the stage
Schenkkan draws on his family connection to LBJ to bring the 36th President to life in All the Way. Here, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author discusses the play's genesis. read more
Peek into the All the Way program

The Family of Hal Schultz



Events For ​All the Way

Plan Your Visit   Ticket Discounts
Visit Our Blog   Email Us
Print   Share
Donate Now