by Katori Hall
Featuring Cereyna Bougouneau and Dimonte Henning
Directed by Mikael Burke
Cabot Theatre | April 21st - May 7th, 2023
Cereyna Bougouneau and Dimonte Henning
An inspiring reimagining of a moment that changed America forever
2010 Olivier Award for Best New Play
On the evening of April 3, 1968, after delivering one of his most memorable speeches, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. retires to his room in Memphis’ Lorraine Motel. When a knock on the door reveals a hotel maid bearing a cup of coffee, King soon finds himself confronting his past and present, future and legacy—and reconciling the prospect of a life’s work completed without closure. This surrealist retelling of a seminal moment in American history first brought Playwright Katori Hall—winner of the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, author of Broadway hit TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, and executive producer of Starz’ P-Valley—to international prominence.
Recommended for ages
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CONTINUING THE CONVERSATION
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THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.
Original Broadway production produced by Jean Doumanian, Sonia Friedman Productions, Ambassador Theatre Group, Raise the Roof 7, Ted Snowdon, Alhadeff Productions/Lauren Doll, B Square + 4 Productions/Broadway Across America, Jacki Barlia Florin/Cooper Gederman, Ronnie Planalp/Moellenberg Taylor and Marla Rubin Productions/Blumenthal Performing Arts, in association with Scott Delman.
THE MOUNTAINTOP was developed at the Lark Play Dvelopment Center, New York City, and was first produced by Theatre 503in June 2009 abd further produced at Trafalgar Studio One in July 2009 by Sonia Friedman Productions and Jean Doumanian, Tali Pelman for Ambassador Theatre Group, Bob Bartner, Freddy DeMann, Jerry Frankel, Ted Snowdon and Marla Rubin Productions Ltd.
THE MOUNTAINTOP was developed at the 2008 Bay Area Area Playwrights Festival, a program of the Playwrights Foundation (Amy L. Mueller, Artistic Director)