A Conversation with Bryan Cranston

Sun. March 26, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

John Paul Jones Arena

295 Massie Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Hosted by: UVa President’s Speaker Series for the Arts


Bryan Cranston (A Life in Parts) will join film producer Mark Johnson for a moderated conversation reflecting on his career as an artist and the impact that the arts have on our lives, education, and the world. Cranston appears as part of the UVa President’s Speaker Series for the Arts, presented in collaboration with President Sullivan, the Executive Vice President and Provost, the Vice Provost for the Arts, and The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation.

FREE tickets are required; use the GET TICKETS link below for information on how to reserve.

Why should you attend?

Breaking Bad. Trumbo. All the Way. Sneaky Pete. More than one hundred other roles. And, there’s the book:

“This splendid, moving, heartbreaking memoir is doubly triumphant. It regales and entertains while at the same time providing inspiration and practical wisdom. A truly gifted storyteller, Cranston captures the reader’s imagination and emotions from beginning to end.”—Doris Kearns Goodwin

“Bryan Cranston has created a cinematic record of how an actor shapes a career and an identity and a legacy all at the same time.”—Tom Hanks

“The highs here—and there are many—are meth-less but addictive.”—Kirkus Reviews

“[A] substantial memoir from one of Hollywood’s most introspective stars… anyone interested in acting will devour Cranston’s savvy advice about honing one’s craft and building one’s career.”—Booklist

Please note:

  • The first 40 patrons to buy a book at JPJ starting at 1:00 PM will receive a special book signing opportunity with Cranston after the event.
  • Pre-signed books will also be available for purchase. He will not sign any merchandise or posters.
  • Photos can be taken of Cranston from the book signing line, but staged photos will not be allowed.


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