Tuesday, May 4, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: May 4 - 10 by JK

 This Week in Broadway History: May 4 - 10 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  May 4, 2008: Boeing Boeing landed at the Longacre Theatre for 279 performances with an all-star cast including Mark R…

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Broadway Producers Unite to Launch Fellowship Program for Black Leadership in the Industry by Broadway.com

A group of Broadway producers have come together to launch The Theatre Leadership Project, a new nonprofit aimed at providing resources to programs that seek to diversify commercial theater …

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

The relevance of ‘The Mountaintop,’ beautifully played at the Arts Barn by Sophia Howes

Eddie S. Glaude Jr., author of Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own (2020) and a Princeton professor, writes in The New Yorker about an encounter at a fu…

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Saturday, February 20, 2021

Theatre Review: ‘The Mountaintop’ presented by Rockville Little Theatre with Arts on the Green by Susan Brall

“The Mountaintop” is written by Katori Hall and produced by Eric Henry and Jerry Callistein. The online production is presented by Rockville Little Theatre, in partnership with the City …

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Friday, February 12, 2021

‘A Quick 5’ with Miriam Bowden, Carrie Edick, Zenia McPherson, and Robert Smith of ‘The Mountaintop’ by Guest Author

To kick off 2021, Rockville Little Theatre, in cooperation with Arts on the Green, will present a live-streamed, virtual performance of “The Mountaintop” by Katori Hall from the City of …

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Three views from ‘The Mountaintop,’ streaming live from the Arts Barn by Guest Author

By Laura W. Andruski, theater program coordinator, The Arts Barn Rockville Little Theatre in cooperation with Arts on the Green will a livestream The Mountaintop, Katori Hall’s gripping re…

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Monday, January 18, 2021

HOW THE LEGACY OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. INSPIRED THE DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM by Robert Shuman

(Walter Rutledge’s article appeared on Playbill Online, 1/18; Photo of Arthur Mitchell by Sharon Perry.)  THE GREAT AMERICAN ARTS INSTITUTION WAS BUILT ON A MODEL OF INCLUSIVENESS. On Apr…

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Look Back at The Mountaintop on Broadway by Dan Meyer

The play by Katori Hall follows Martin Luther King, Jr. over a single night in the Memphis motel.

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Odds & Ends: Jessica Vosk Announces A Very Coco Christmas EP & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Jessica Vosk to Release A Very Coco Christmas EP Former Wicked star Jessica Vosk wants to help you get into the holiday s…

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Tonight on the Livestream: Olivier Award-Winning Playwright and Bookwriter, Katori Hall

You have to be a heck of a talent to go to Columbia, or Harvard, or Juilliard. But to go to all three? That’s what Katori Hall did.  And her first play after graduation from Juilliard, Th…

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Monday, October 5, 2020

Tina Bookwriter Katori Hall on Why Tyler Perry Was Hugely Influential, When She Thought of Herself As a Real Playwright, and More by Playbill Staff

The Mountaintop Olivier Award winner and Starz' P-Valley creator shares her career journey in Measured in Love.

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Monday, July 20, 2020
Friday, July 10, 2020

Katori Hall Takes On Strip Clubs, Power, Sex, and The South in Her Explosive New Series P-Valley by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tina book writer and The Mountaintop playwright adapts her play Pussy Valley into an sizzling and raw show for Starz.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Review Roundup: What Do Critics Think of P-VALLEY on STARZ, Based on Katori Hall's Play?

STARZ is set to premiere P-Valley, the new series based on creator Katori Hall's (The Mountaintop, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical) play Pussy Valley.

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Friday, June 19, 2020
Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Gbolahan Obisesan: give BAME talent trust and theatre will thrive by Interview By Chris Wiegand

As he returns to his role in Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop, the actor, writer and director talks about Black Lives Matter, Martin Luther King and the state of UK theatre This is the third …

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Friday, June 5, 2020

The Mountaintop virtual reading – funds to support incarcerated protesters by Megan

Virtual reading of Katori Hall's acclaimed play, The Mountaintop, streamed from 10 June with donations supporting the legal costs incurred by protesters. The post The Mountaintop virtual rea…

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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Martin Luther King drama The Mountaintop performed to 'bring communities together' by Chris Wiegand

Roy Alexander Weise reunites actors from his 2016 production of Katori Hall’s play to raise funds for the legal costs of protesters Katori Hall’s acclaimed play The Mountaintop, set on …

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Sunday, March 1, 2020

The Hot Wing King: Katori Hall Serves Up Love and Laughs by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★ The author of ‘Hurt Village’ and ‘The Mountaintop’ spreads her wings with a serious relationship- and family-focused drama The post The Hot Wing King: Katori Hall Serves…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Review: Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop at NextStop Theatre by Missy Frederick

When a play about Martin Luther King, Jr. is set at the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis on the evening of April 3, 1968, it’s easy to assume that you know where the play is going. But The Mount…

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Monday, January 13, 2020

MLK’s final evening is imagined in NextStop Theatre’s ‘The Mountaintop’ by David Siegel

The Mountaintop by Katori Hall is a remarkably affecting play full of humanity, faith, unexpected humor, and the Almighty. Strikingly directed by two time Helen Hayes award recipient Kevin S…

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

A hectic, music-packed Tina - The Tina Turner Musical brings electricity to Broadway, not subtlety by Leah Greenblatt

“Can’t we slow down the groove just a little bit,” a young, gasping Tina Turner (Adrienne Warren) begs her hard-driving soon-to-be-husband early on in Tina – The Tina Tuner Musical. …

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Creative Team Announced For Broadway-Bound SOUL TRAIN; Broadway Premiere Planned For 2021

Tony Award-nominated Producer Matthew Weaver (Rock of Ages) and Jeffrey Tick (former owner of Broadway's Helen Hayes Theater), alongside new general producing partner Richard Gay (5Pack Ente…

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Tom Hiddleston on coming to Broadway with an act of Betrayal by Jessica Derschowitz

Marvel’s resident god of chaos is about to sow discord on a very different stage. Before he steps back into the role of Loki for the character’s eponymous Disney+ series, Tom Hiddleston …

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The Mountaintop depicts a very human Martin Luther King Jr. on the eve of his assassination by Max Maller

Have we reached the promised land he died fighting for? If he were still alive today, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would be 90. It's been 51 years since his assas…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Sutton Foster, Audra McDonald, Ben Platt & More to Present at the 2019 Tony Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

An A-list lineup of stars will make Broadway dreams come true next month. Presenters have been announced for the 73rd Annual Tony Awards, scheduled for June 9 at Radio City Music Hall. The…

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

NextStop Theatre’s 2019-2020 season, musicals bookend their 6 show lineup by Tim Treanor

Next season at NextStop Theatre Company will feature a whole lotta musicals, as well as some farce, an adaptation of a literary classic, and Katori Hall’s celebrated fiction about Martin L…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Scott Rudin Set to Produce TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Documentary for HBO by TV News Desk

Scott Rudin announced that heis producing a two-hour documentary feature based on his hit Broadway play To Kill a Mockingbirdfor HBO,according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Review: The Mountaintop, Bristol Old Vic by Phoebe Graham

“We’ve got some difficult days ahead. But it really doesn’t matter with me now, because I’ve been to the mountaintop. […] So I’m happy, tonight. I’m not…

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Saturday, November 17, 2018

‘Hall’s text is a creeping force of nature’: THE MOUNTAINTOP – Touring by Not Exactly Billington

The night before Dr Martin Luther King Jr’s assassination on the balcony outside of his Memphis motel room, Katori Hall’s play The Mountaintop takes us inside Room 306 where he was stayi…

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Review: The Mountaintop at Northern Stage by Tracey Sinclair

A mountain of a man? Tracey Sinclair writes on the nuanced performances in the touring production of Katori Hall's play. The post Review: The Mountaintop at Northern Stage appeared first on …

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