ROBERT SCHENKKAN

PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING PLAYWRIGHT & SCREENWRITER

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ALL THE WAY wins NY Drama Critics Circle Award!

The New York Drama Critics' Circle gave top honors to the Jeanine Tesori-Lisa Kron musical Fun Home, as well as Robert Schenkkan's All The Way and the American premiere of Conor McPherson's The Night Alive, following a meeting of its members May 5. To read more, click here.

2014 Tony Nominees React - Robert Schenkkan - 'Facebook and Twitter Have Blown Up'

Robert Schenkkan,All the Way - Best Play
"I was sitting having a cup of coffee with my lap top open this morning, streaming in the news of the announcement - so it was a good way to wake up." To read more, click here.

ALL THE WAY receives TWO TONY NOMINATIONS!

Nominations for the 2014 American Theater Wing's Tony Awards were announced this morning at 8:30 AM. ALL THE WAY was nominated for BEST PLAY, and Bryan Cranston was nominated for BEST ACTOR. Other plays nominated this season are: ACT ONE by James Lapine, CASA VALENTINA, by Harvey Fierstein, MOTHERS AND SONS, by Terrence McNally, and OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, by John Patrick Shanley. The actual award ceremony will be June 8th at 8:00 PM EST at Radio City Music Hall and broadcast live on CBS. Hugh Jackman will be Hosting the event.

ALL THE WAY wins 5 DRAMA DESK NOMINATIONS

Nominations for the 2014 Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced this morning at 54 Below by Academy Award winners Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez and two-time Emmy and Golden Globe Nominee Fran Drescher. ALL THE WAY won 5 Nominations, more than any other play. To read more, click here

Schenkkan appears at Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC

On Sunday, April 27, at noon, Robert Schenkkan will be in Washington, D.C. at the Shakespeare Theatre Company doing a panel discussion at 12:10pm at their AsidesLIVE Symposium. The topic is: WRITING OUR HISTORY. The panel will be moderated by Drew Lichtenberg, and included DC's own playwright, dramaturg, and artist - the astonishing  Jacqueline E. Lawton. Should be an interesting conversation!

The Presidents Meet the President!

All the Way Star Bryan Cranston Will Join Fifty Class Presidents From NYC Public High Schools for an Upcoming Matinee

The students will attend the Broadway show free of charge on April 30. To read more click here

ALL THE WAY nominated for Outstanding Production by Drama League

Drama League Awards go broad with crowded list of 2014 nominations. To read more, click here

SCHENKKAN inducted into College of Fellows of American Theatre

Other individuals inducted in this year's class were: Attilio Favorini, Frank Gagliano, Alan MacVey, Kathryn D. Robinson, Thomas C. Schumacher, Roberta Uno, and Jim Volz. The ceremony was held at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

ALL THE WAY NETS FOUR OUTER CRITIC CIRCLE NOMINATIONS

Nominations for the 64th annual Outer Critics Circle Awards were announced on April 22, with A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder leading the group with 11 nominations. This was followed by 8 for Aladdin, 7 for Fun Home and 6 for Rocky. Winners of the following categories will be announced on May 12 and the annual awards ceremony will take place at Sardi’s Restaurant May 22. To read more, click here

Seattle Rep’s 2014-15 season: LBJ, Jinkx, ‘Piano Lesson’

Seattle Repertory Theatre’s 2014-15 season will include Robert Schenkkan’s two-play series on the presidency of Lyndon Baines Johnson: “All the Way,” now on Broadway, and the upcoming “The Great Society.” To read more, click here.

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