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Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

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.

Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

242 W 45th St
New York, NY 10036

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.

Critics' Reviews

"Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett are the king and queen of Broadway. "

Review by Lisa Schwarzbaum from Entertainment Weekly

"Soul-stirring and eye-opening. "

Review by Joe Dziemianowicz from The Daily News

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