U.S. Representation: Baylin Artists Management

 

The Mountaintop
By Katori Hall
Directed by Shirley Jo Finney

Touring 2018

On the evening of April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated outside room 306 of The Lorraine Motel in Memphis. What happened inside room 306 the night before the killing is a mystery. In her internationally acclaimed play, The Mountaintop, playwright Katori Hall fantasizes what may have transpired in the overnight hours between the legendary civil rights leader and a seemingly inconsequential hotel maid.

Winner of the prestigious Olivier Award for Best New Play, The Mountaintop is rife with humor and political jabs, while giving us a glimpse at the human side of Martin Luther King Jr. Hours after his famed final speech, punctuated by the immortal line, "I've been to the mountaintop," the celebrated Reverend reveals his hopes, regrets, and fears, creating a masterful bridge between mortality and immortality. In 2018, America and the world marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King Jr., yet, struggles to resolve racial tension remain a challenge for communities everywhere.

"It is a relationship that is breathtaking, hilarious, and heart-stopping in its exchanges, and in its speedy ability to reveal character and pull the audience into the ring." -The Independent, London




SPRING 2018 PERFORMANCES

January 12, 2018
Numerica Performing Arts Center,
Stanley Civic Center
Wenatchee, WA

January 13, 2018
Pantages Theater
Tacoma, WA

January 15-16, 2018
Daggy Hall,
Washington State University
Pullman, WA

January 19, 2018
DeBartolo Performing Arts Center,
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN

January 20, 2018
The Whiting
Flint, MI

January 23, 2018
Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts,
Michigan Technological University
Houghton, MI

January 25, 2018
Roland Dille Center for the Arts,
Minnesota State University
Moorhead, MN

January 28, 2018
Moss Arts Center,
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

January 30, 2018
Brooks Center,
Clemson University
Clemson, SC

February 1, 2018
Kenan Auditorium,
University of North Carolina
Wilmington, NC

February 3, 2018
W.M. Turner Auditorium
Nacogdoches, TX

February 6, 2018
Seretean Center Concert Hall,
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK

February 8, 2018
Pollak Theatre,
Monmouth University
West Long Branch, NJ

February 9, 2018
Theater at RVCC
Somerville, NJ

February 10, 2018
Miller Center for the Arts, RACC
Reading, PA

February 13, 2018
Preston Fine Arts Center
Henderson, KY

February 15, 2018
Rose Lehrman Arts Center, HACC
Harrisburg, PA

February 17, 2018
August Wilson Center
Pittsburgh, PA

February 19, 2018
Jesse Hall, University of Missouri
Columbia, MO

February 22, 2018
McCrary Theater, Elon University
Elon, NC

February 23, 2018
Duke Family Performance Hall,
Davidson College
Davidson, NC

February 24, 2018
Crispus Attucks Theater
Norfolk, VA

February 26, 2018
The Sharon L. Morse
Performing Arts Center
The Villages, FL

February 27, 2018
Ritz Theatre
Jacksonville, FL

March 1-3, 2018
City Hall Arts Center
Hamilton, Bermuda

March 6, 2018
Lied Center for Performing Arts, University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE

March 8, 2018
Hall Auditorium, Miami University
Oxford, OH

March 10-11, 2018
Queens Theatre
Flushing, NY

April 3, 2018
Rudder Theatre,
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

April 6, 2018
Center for Faith and Life,
Luther College
Decorah, IA

April 8, 2018
Midland Center for the Arts
Midland, MI

April 10, 2018
Fine Arts Center,
University of Tennessee
Chattanooga, TN

April 13, 2018
Weinberg Center
Frederick, MD

April 14, 2018
GMU Center for the Arts,
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA

April 17, 2018
Stewart Theatre,
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC

April 21, 2018
Rinker Playhouse,
Kravis Center
West Palm Beach, FL

April 23, 2018
Lenfest Center,
Washington & Lee University
Lexington, VA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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