The Mountain Top
by Katori Hall
Oct 22- Nov 7; Previews Oct 20-21
A gripping reimagination of events the night before the assassination of the civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On April 3rd, 1968, after delivering one of his most memorable speeches, an exhausted Dr. King retires to his room at the Lorraine Motel while a storm rages outside. When a mysterious stranger arrives with some surprising news, King is forced to confront his destiny and his legacy to his people.
“…the best of this show felt the way theatre can sometimes feel, like a presence and conversation you can only have live, with the people around you. The Mountaintop will invite you to reflect on your own purpose as you consider MLK’s.” – The Austin Chronicle
THE MOUNTAINTOP is on stage October 22 through November 7th.
with six shows a week starting October 22.
Wednesdays at 7:00p.m. | Thursday at 7:00p.m. | Fridays at 8:00p.m.
Saturdays at 2:00p.m. and 8:00p.m. | Sundays at 2:00p.m.
Special Dates for THE MOUNTAINTOP:
• Oct 28 after the 7:00p.m. show: Panel Discussion “Historical Context of MLK’s time and the real man“
• Oct 31after the 2:00p.m. show: Talkback with the actors
• Nov 4 after the 7:00p.m. show: Panel Discussion “Then and Now: The Civil Rights Movement“