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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.

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Drama Diva Angela Bassett on Returning to Broadway, Overcoming Her Fears and Climbing The Mountaintop
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Drama Diva Angela Bassett on Returning to Broadway, Overcoming Her Fears and Climbing The Mountaintop
The Mountaintop’s Samuel L. Jackson Gets Political with (Very Funny!) Attack Ad on Stephen Colbert
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The Mountaintop’s Samuel L. Jackson Gets Political with (Very Funny!) Attack Ad on Stephen Colbert
Sardi’s Reaches New Heights with The Mountaintop’s Angela Bassett and Samuel L. Jackson
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Sardi’s Reaches New Heights with The Mountaintop’s Angela Bassett and Samuel L. Jackson
Broadway Bash: Samuel L. Jackson Celebrates His 63rd Birthday on The Mountaintop
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Broadway Bash: Samuel L. Jackson Celebrates His 63rd Birthday on The Mountaintop
The Mountaintop's Samuel L. Jackson Reveals Why His Life is 'Totally Dope' on The Colbert Report
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The Mountaintop's Samuel L. Jackson Reveals Why His Life is 'Totally Dope' on The Colbert Report
Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Pays a Visit to The Mountaintop
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Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Pays a Visit to The Mountaintop
Designing Broadway: Set Designer David Gallo Honors History for The Mountaintop
Designing Broadway
Designing Broadway: Set Designer David Gallo Honors History for The Mountaintop
Carmelo and La La Anthony Climb The Mountaintop to Meet Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett
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Carmelo and La La Anthony Climb The Mountaintop to Meet Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett
The Mountaintop Announces One-Week Extension in Broadway Run
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The Mountaintop Announces One-Week Extension in Broadway Run
 Denzel Washington Travels to The Mountaintop to See Stars Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett
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Denzel Washington Travels to The Mountaintop to See Stars Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett
The Mountaintop's Samuel L. Jackson Sets a Very Green Guinness World Record
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The Mountaintop's Samuel L. Jackson Sets a Very Green Guinness World Record
Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Talk Climbing to The Mountaintop on Opening Night
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Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Talk Climbing to The Mountaintop on Opening Night
Weekend Poll Top Three: Counting Down Fans' Favorite Angela Bassett Roles
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Weekend Poll Top Three: Counting Down Fans' Favorite Angela Bassett Roles
Were Our Word of Mouth Panelists Moved by Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett in The Mountaintop?
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Were Our Word of Mouth Panelists Moved by Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett in The Mountaintop?
Journey to The Mountaintop with Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett on Opening Night
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Journey to The Mountaintop with Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett on Opening Night
Weekend Poll: What’s Your Favorite Angela Bassett Screen Role?
Weekend Poll
Weekend Poll: What’s Your Favorite Angela Bassett Screen Role?
Martin Luther King Jr. Drama The Mountaintop, Starring Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett, Opens on Broadway
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Martin Luther King Jr. Drama The Mountaintop, Starring Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett, Opens on Broadway
Olympic Medalist and Political Activist John Carlos Salutes Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett at The Mountaintop
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Olympic Medalist and Political Activist John Carlos Salutes Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett at The Mountaintop
Watch The Mountaintop's Samuel L. Jackson Join Twitter and Play Home Run Derby on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
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Watch The Mountaintop's Samuel L. Jackson Join Twitter and Play Home Run Derby on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
Take a First Look at Samuel L. Jackson's Transformation Into Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in The Mountaintop
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Take a First Look at Samuel L. Jackson's Transformation Into Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in The Mountaintop
Kenny Leon to Direct Lifetime TV Remake of Steel Magnolias, Featuring African-American Cast
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Kenny Leon to Direct Lifetime TV Remake of Steel Magnolias, Featuring African-American Cast
See The Mountaintop's Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Sit Down on The View
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See The Mountaintop's Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Sit Down on The View
 Would Martin Luther King Jr. Approve of The Mountaintop? Samuel L. Jackson Weighs in on CBS News
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Would Martin Luther King Jr. Approve of The Mountaintop? Samuel L. Jackson Weighs in on CBS News
Squigs Enters The Mountaintop Motel Room of Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett
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Squigs Enters The Mountaintop Motel Room of Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett
Samuel L. Jackson on The Mountaintop, Attending MLK Jr.'s Funeral and His Crack Addiction on Letterman
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Samuel L. Jackson on The Mountaintop, Attending MLK Jr.'s Funeral and His Crack Addiction on Letterman
Angela Bassett & Samuel L. Jackson Come Down from The Mountaintop's First Preview to Greet Fans
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Angela Bassett & Samuel L. Jackson Come Down from The Mountaintop's First Preview to Greet Fans
Performances Begin for The Mountaintop, Starring Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett
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Performances Begin for The Mountaintop, Starring Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett
Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Chat About Climbing The Mountaintop on Broadway
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Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Chat About Climbing The Mountaintop on Broadway
Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Visit The View
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Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Visit The View
The Mountaintop's Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Pay a Surprise Visit to Brooklyn High School of the Arts
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The Mountaintop's Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Pay a Surprise Visit to Brooklyn High School of the Arts
Tickets Now on Sale For The Mountaintop Starring Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett
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Tickets Now on Sale For The Mountaintop Starring Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett
Watch Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Prep for Broadway During The Mountaintop Photo Shoot
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Watch Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Prep for Broadway During The Mountaintop Photo Shoot
The Mountaintop Rises on Broadway
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The Mountaintop Rises on Broadway
Tony Nominee Branford Marsalis to Compose Score For The Mountaintop Starring Samuel L. Jackson
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Tony Nominee Branford Marsalis to Compose Score For The Mountaintop Starring Samuel L. Jackson
Angela Bassett to Join Samuel L. Jackson in Broadway Premiere of The Mountaintop
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Angela Bassett to Join Samuel L. Jackson in Broadway Premiere of The Mountaintop
The Mountaintop, Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Sets Broadway Dates; Halle Berry No Longer Attached
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The Mountaintop, Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Sets Broadway Dates; Halle Berry No Longer Attached
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