From 22 September 2011
Katori Hall's The Mountaintop comes to Broadway
The Mountaintop on Broadway
Taking place on April 3, 1968, THE MOUNTAINTOP is a gripping reimagining of events the night before the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. After delivering his legendary "I've Been to the Mountaintop" speech, an exhausted Dr. King (Samuel L. Jackson) retires to his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis while a storm rages outside.
When a mysterious stranger (Angela Bassett) arrives with some surprising news, King is forced to confront his destiny and his legacy to his people.
- Starring Samuel L Jackson as Martin Luther King Jnr and Angela Bassett
Info: Broadway previews begin September 22. Opens on Broadway October 13th at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.