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We are very excited to let you know that these distinguished guests are expected to attend on Opening Night:

Director Rob Reiner
Rob Reiner, director of LBJ, and his wife, Michele Singer Reiner plan to attend Opening Night along with several prominent politicos. Robert “Rob” Reiner is an American actor, writer, director, producer, and activist. As an actor, Reiner first came to national prominence with the role of Michael Stivic on All in the Family. That role earned him two Emmy Awards during the 70s. As a director, Reiner was recognized by the Directors Guild of America with nominations for the coming of age comedy-drama film Stand by Me, the romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally…, and the military courtroom drama A Few Good Men. He also directed the psychological horror thriller Misery, An American President and the romantic comedy fantasy adventure The Princess Bride and the heavy-metal mockumentary,This Is Spinal Tap, among others. His latest film
LBJ will be released in the Fall of 2017.

The post-screening discussion with several special guests in attendance will be moderated by Joe Neumaier, former Chief Film Critic and Film Editor for the New York Daily News.

Expected guests include: Matthew George, the Australian director, screenwriter, and producer. LBJ screenwriter, Joey Hartstone, will be on hand along with Annapolis brothers Tim and Trevor White who also produced the film. Making a special appearance for Opening Night will be the actor, Jeffrey Donovan (Burn Notice, Fargo), who plays John F. Kennedy in LBJ.

Once passes are sold-out, some additional tickets ($40 each) will be released and made available online, others who wish to attend should plan to stand in the RUSH line for any last remaining seats at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on March 30th – 6:30 pm.