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Cranston is appearing in "All the Way," a play about LBJ's presidency, at the American Repertory Theatre in
[Updated 10:00 a.m.]: A spokeswoman for A.R.T. said that Cranston appeared in Sunday's matinee performance and then flew to Los Angeles for a "Breaking Bad" event. She said the actor is scheduled to be back in Cambridge for the next performance on Tuesday evening.
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"All the Way," which began performances Sept. 13, is scheduled to conclude its sold-out run at A.R.T. on Oct. 12. The three-hour political drama, which premiered in 2012 with a different cast at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, has received strong reviews for Cranston's performance as the 36th president.
Variety critic Frank Rizzo wrote that "Cranston gives a dazzling, far-ranging and moving" performance. The play is gripping, but still "has an abbreviated feel since Schenkkan takes on so many story strands."
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