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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 one of his most memorable speeches, an exhausted Dr. King retires to his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis while a storm rages outside. When a mysterious young woman named Camae delivers room service, King is forced to confront his destiny and his legacy to his people.

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Jan. 22, 2012.

About the Show

Previews: Sep 22, 2011 • Opening: Oct 13, 2011 • Closing: Jan 22, 2012

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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 one of his most memorable speeches, an exhausted Dr. King retires to his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis while a storm rages outside. When a mysterious young woman named Camae delivers room service, King is forced to confront his destiny and his legacy to his people.

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Venue

Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
242 W 45th St
New York, NY 10036
Hearing Assistance
Assisted listening devices are available. An ID is required as a deposit.
Wheelchair Access
Orchestra section and Main Level are fully accessible.
Elevators and Escalators
No elevator or escalator is available.
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