Actor Bryan Cranston is best known for his role on the hit AMC drama, “Breaking Bad.” But today he plays President Lyndon B. Johnson in the Broadway show, “All the Way.” In a candid interview, NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown sits down with Cranston to discuss the actor’s transition from portraying the chemistry teacher turned drug lord, Walter White, to an American president in his first year in office. Continue reading
Bryan Cranston answers a few questions from viewers like you, including about his time on Broadway and life after “Breaking Bad.” Continue reading
On Thursday, PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown will sit down for an interview with actor Bryan Cranston, currently starring in “All the Way” on Broadway in New York City.
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Ivette Feliciano visits a Theater Development Fund project that stages special performances for children with autism. On the set of Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark, producers and actors work with specialists to make the shows as close to the regular as possible for an audience especially sensitive to jarring lights and sounds. Continue reading
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Jeffrey Brown sits down for a candid conversation with the celebrated composer and songwriter, Stephen Sondheim. The conversation took place at the prestigious MacDowell arts colony. In its 106 years, MacDowell has honored the likes of Aaron Copland, Philip Roth, and Edward Albee, but never before an artist from musical theater. Continue reading
Five-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald has just released her first solo album in seven years. Jeffrey Brown sits down with McDonald to discuss her career, her upbringing and her aptly named record, "Go Back Home." Continue reading
One of the biggest financial bets in the history of theater, a musical about a comic book hero, was set to officially open Tuesday on Broadway after many high-profile problems in early production. Jeffrey Brown discusses “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” with The New York Times’ Patrick Healy. Continue reading
New York Times chief theater critic Ben Brantley previews the shows to watch out for in New York and on stages across the country.
Jeffrey Brown talks to Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim about his life, career and the art of writing music, lyrics and rhymes that stand the test of time. Continue reading