The Mountaintop

Mountaintop

Mountaintop Broadway


The Mountaintop

Number of Previews: 24
Number of Performances: 117
First Preview : September 22, 2011
Opening Night : October 13, 2011
Closing Night : January 22, 2012

Opening Night Cast
Angela Bassett – Camae
Samuel L Jackson – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.



OVERVIEW

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 in Memphis 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.

Written by Katori Hall | Directed by Kenny Leon

REVIEWS

“SOUL-STIRRING & EYE-OPENING”
Daily News

“EXCITING & RIVETING”
BET

CREDITS

Opening Night Production Credits

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Phillip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President)

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/Federman, Ronnie Planalp/Moellenberg Taylor and Marla Rubin Productions/Blumenthal Performing Arts; Produced in association with Scott Delman; Associate Producer: Patrick Daly

Written by Katori Hall; Original Music by Branford Marsalis

Directed by Kenny Leon; Assistant Director: Kamilah Forbes

Scenic Design by David Gallo; Projection Design by David Gallo; Costume Design by Constanza Romero; Lighting Design by Brian MacDevitt; Sound Design by Dan Moses Schreier; Hair and Wig Design by Charles G. LaPointe; Prosthetic Design by Adam Bailey; Associate Scenic Design: Evan F. Adamson; Associate Lighting Design: Jennifer Schriever; Associate Sound Design: David Bullard; Associate Projection Design and Animation: Steve Channon; Assistant Costume Design: Angela M. Kahler; Assistant Lighting Design: Peter Hoerburger

General Manager: Richards / Climan, Inc.; Company Manager: Brig Berney

Production Manager: Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: Jimmie Lee Smith; Stage Manager: Kenneth J. McGee

Special Effects by Jeremy Chernick

Dialect Coach: Kate Wilson; Casting: Jim Carnahan C.S.A.; Press Representative: O&M Co.; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Marketing: SPOTCo, Inc.; Website Design and Online Marketing: SPOTCo, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus

Opening Night Cast
Angela Bassett – Camae
Samuel L Jackon – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Standbys: Rosalyn Coleman (Camae) and Billy Eugene Jones (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.)

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