ROBERT SCHENKKAN

PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING PLAYWRIGHT & SCREENWRITER

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THINK AND DRINK#2

A second Washington Humanities THINK AND DRINK event will be held tomorrow night, November 12, at the Royal Room, 5000 Rainier Ave S, Seattle.

THINK AND DRINK CONVERSATION#1!

Robert Schenkkan will be part of this free event tonight. Should be interesting. Stop by, have a drink and join the conversation!

7:00-8:30 PM tonight, November 11, 2014.
Humanities Washington Think and Drink Conversation
Free event featuring lively, moderated conversations concentrated on the history and legacy of the civil rights, and voting rights acts, and LBJ's role in having them signed into law as well a exploring the role of theatre in exploring this history, and relating it to the present. moderated by Tonya Mosely, historian Quintard Taylor.
(Sarah Meals- SRT Representative)
Naked City Brewery & Taphouse, 8564 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle

CRITICAL THINKING WITH STORY AS A CATALYST: RACE, PLACE & CULTURE
http://www.humanities.org/

SCHENKKAN SPEAKS AT CLAREMONT-MCKENNA ATHENEUM

Robert Schenkkan was the featured Lowe Speaker at the Claremont-McKenna College Marion Minor Cook Atheneum on November 4, 2014. "Writing the 1960's in Drama."

ONE-ON-ONE SEGMENT AIR DATE: NOVEMBER 26

Robert Schenkkan's One-on-One segment will air on Wednesday, November 26 at 12:30 AM on WNET (PBS - Thirteen in NYC)
and 7:00 PM on NJTV.

CITYARTS: ROBERT SCHENKKAN'S LBJ PLAYS RECALL A TURBULENT HISTORY.

Robert Schenkkan asks what we can—and should—learn from the tumultuous presidency of LBJ.

A still, midsummer heat rests like a woolen blanket on the brick courtyard outside this Oregon theatre. On stage, however, a storm is brewing: Furious African-Americans riot in the streets, politicians haggle over health care and the death toll for an unpopular war is rising. A once high-minded President is struggling toward progress against the crush of political pressure. The scene takes place in 1965, but it could be 2014. To read more, click here.

VIEW NEW TEASER FOR SEATTLE REP PRODUCTION!

Here is the brand new 60 second teaser for ALL THE WAY and THE GREAT SOCIETY at the Seattle Rep Theater. ALL THE WAY opens November 19th and THE GREAT SOCIETY opens December 10th.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHk3B3oQ8N

 

ALL THE WAY? The Unfinished Struggle for Human Rights

Tonight, October 22,  at the Harvard Kennedy School Carr Center for Human Rights.
A.R.T. of Human Rights
7pm – 9pm
American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA

“All the Way?: The Unfinished Struggle for Civil Rights”

Timothy Patrick McCarthy in conversation with Robert Schenkkan, Tony Award-winning playwright, All the Way; and Professor Lani Guinier, Harvard Law School , Joseph Peniel, Tufts Professor of Black Power Studies, and Lisa Coleman, Chief Diversity Officer Harvard University.

ZACH Theatre to Stage Texas Premiere of Tony-Winning Play ALL THE WAY

ZACH Theatre has announced the newest addition to its 2014-15 Season - The 2014 Tony Award winner for Best Play- ALL THE WAY. Based on Lyndon Baines Johnson's prolific first year as President. To read more, click here.

SCHENKKAN BREAKS BOX OFFICE RECORDS AT SEATTLE REP

On the first day of single ticket sales for ALL THE WAY and THE GREAT SOCIETY at the Seattle Repertory Theater, all box office records were broken for tickets sold in one day.

ALL THE WAY with Robert Schenkkan and Brandon Dirden

Come hear Robert Schenkkan and Brandon Dirden discuss ALL THE WAY at the Drama Book Shop. To read more, click here.

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