THE MOUNTAINTOP (BROADWAY)

Directed by Tony Award® nominee Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun), The Mountaintop starring Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett will begin performances on Tuesday, September 22, 2011, with an official opening on Thursday, October 13, 2011.


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 (Samuel L. Jackson) retires to his room at the Lorraine Motel while a storm rages outside. When a mysterious stranger (Angela Bassett) arrives with some surprising news, King is forced to confront his destiny and his legacy to his people.
 

Tickets are available at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200, and beginning August 11th at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street).