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See The Mountaintop's Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Sit Down on The View

See The Mountaintop's Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Sit Down on The View

After checking out Broadway's The Mountaintop for themselves, the ladies of The View were eager to discuss the show with its Oscar-nominated stars, Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett. The famous dup stopped by the chat show on October 11 to talk about the new work and the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jackson revealed how he ...

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Would Martin Luther King Jr. Approve of The Mountaintop? Samuel L. Jackson Weighs in on CBS News

 Would Martin Luther King Jr. Approve of The Mountaintop? Samuel L. Jackson Weighs in on CBS News

The new play The Mountaintop has taken a few historical liberties as the show reimagines the final night in the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, before he was assassinated at Memphis' Lorraine Motel in 1968. In Katori Hall's drama, King (Samuel L. Jackson) is greeted by a motel maid named Camae (Angela Bassett) and the duo ...

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Squigs Enters The Mountaintop Motel Room of Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett

Squigs Enters The Mountaintop Motel Room of Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett

Broadway.com's resident artist Justin "Squigs" Robertson recently ventured to Memphis' Lorraine Motel (a.k.a. Broadway's Jacobs Theatre) to sketch Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett, the stars of Katori Hall's new play, The Mountaintop. Jackson plays Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the eve of his 1968 assassination as he sparks a conversation with Camae ...

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Samuel L. Jackson on The Mountaintop, Attending MLK Jr.'s Funeral and His Crack Addiction on Letterman

Samuel L. Jackson on The Mountaintop, Attending MLK Jr.'s Funeral and His Crack Addiction on Letterman

In the midst of previews for The Mountaintop, Samuel L. Jackson ventured over to the Late Show with David Letterman on September 30 for a long and revealing chat. Jackson discussed the excitement of playing Martin Luther King Jr. and recalled attending his funeral as a college student. The conversation turned serious as Jackson delved into past as a crack ...

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Performances Begin for The Mountaintop, Starring Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett

Performances Begin for The Mountaintop, Starring Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett

Performances begin on September 22 for the Broadway premiere of Katori Hall's The Mountaintop, starring Oscar nominees Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett. Directed by Kenny Leon, the play will open on October 13 at the Jacobs Theatre.

"I'm excited about the audiences every night," Jackson—who returns to Broadway for the first time since serving as an ...

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Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Chat About Climbing The Mountaintop on Broadway

Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Chat About Climbing The Mountaintop on Broadway

Oscar nominees Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett are inviting audiences into the Lorraine Motel room of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to examine the final hours of the civil rights pioneer's life in The Mountaintop. Shortly before the play's September 22 start date at Broadway's Jacobs Theatre, the starry duo (joined by playwright Katori Hall and ...

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The Mountaintop's Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Pay a Surprise Visit to Brooklyn High School of the Arts

The Mountaintop's Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Pay a Surprise Visit to Brooklyn High School of the Arts
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As Oscar nominees Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett prep for the September 22 start date of their upcoming Broadway play The Mountaintop, the film stars took a break from their busy rehearsal schedule to show some support for students at Brooklyn High School of the Arts. On September 19, the actors, joined by The Mountaintop director Kenny Leon and ...

Watch Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Prep for Broadway During The Mountaintop Photo Shoot

Watch Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Prep for Broadway During The Mountaintop Photo Shoot

Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett are readying to hit the Broadway stage in Katori Hall's The Mountaintop, where Jackson will play Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Performances don't begin until September 22, but the A-list performers recently came together for a photo shoot to promote the compelling drama. During their breaks Jackson and Bassett chatted about how ...

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Tony Nominee Branford Marsalis to Compose Score For The Mountaintop Starring Samuel L. Jackson

Tony Nominee Branford Marsalis to Compose Score For The Mountaintop Starring Samuel L. Jackson

Grammy-winning and Tony-nominated composer and saxophonist Branford Marsalis will contribute original music to the upcoming Broadway production of Katori Hall's The Mountaintop. Directed by Kenny Leon and starring Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett, the production will begin performances September 22 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Opening night is set for October 13.

"Branford Marsalis is a singular ...

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Angela Bassett to Join Samuel L. Jackson in Broadway Premiere of The Mountaintop

Angela Bassett to Join Samuel L. Jackson in Broadway Premiere of The Mountaintop

Oscar nominee Angela Bassett will return to the New York stage opposite previously announced star Samuel L. Jackson in the forthcoming Broadway production of The Mountaintop. Katori Hall’s play is set to begin performances at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on September 22 and open on October 13, directed by Kenny Leon.

Winner of the 2010 Olivier Award for ...

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