Sunday, October 29, 2023

Theatre Review: ‘The Mountaintop’ at Round House Theatre by Anne Valentino

Plays that “rewrite” history are always intriguing to me. Positioning history as something other than a static set of dates or names or images allows you to draw lines that perhaps weren…

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Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Laughing and feeling our way to ‘The Mountaintop,’ at Round House Theatre by Whit Davis

In Katori Hall’s brilliant play, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. finds comfort in an unlikely source. By WHIT DAVIS

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Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Amid peaks and valleys, ‘The Mountaintop’ taps into MLK’s humanity by Thomas Floyd

Round House Theatre stages a steady production of Katori Hall’s absorbing if uneven historical fantasy, which reimagines Martin Luther King Jr.’s final night.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 02:25PM
Thursday, October 12, 2023

'It's so you can go to America' | Clip from untitled f*ck m*ss s**gon play by Kimber Lee by Young Vic

In this clip from Kimber Lee's untitled f*ck m*ss s**gon play, Kim discusses her future with her mother Rosie. Should she stay in the muddy village she was born in, or go to America? At the…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:31PM
Wednesday, September 27, 2023

The first minute of untitled f*ck m*ss s**gon play by Kimber Lee | Opening scenes at the Young Vic by Young Vic

In its full, unadulterated glory: the opening scene of Kimber Lee's untitled f*ck m*ss s**gon play. At the Young Vic until 4 November:…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:25AM
Tuesday, September 26, 2023

'It's hilarious!' Director Roy Alexander Weise on Kimber Lee's untitled f*ck m*ss s**gon play by Young Vic

Director of untitled f*ck m*ss s**gon play, Roy Alexander Weise, talks about the comedic aspects of Kimber Lee's award-winning play. At the Young Vic from 18 September 2023: https://www.yo…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:40AM
Tuesday, August 1, 2023

untitled f*ck m*ss s**gon play on stage | Kimber Lee’s new satire rewriting centuries of stereotypes by Young Vic

‘Very well. I will do what I must do, Mother.’ Kim is having one of those days. A terrible, very bad, no-good kind of day, and the worst part all feels so familiar. Caught up in…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:22AM
Friday, June 23, 2023

“The Mountaintop” now playing at the Geffen by Pauline Adamek

Playwright Katori Hall’s Olivier Award–winning drama The Mountaintop reimagines what Dr. King’s last night on Earth could have been. Pictured above: L-R: Amanda Warren and Jon Mich…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 06:33PM
Wednesday, June 21, 2023

The Mountaintop

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Thursday, June 15, 2023

Opening June 15, The Mountaintop Plays Los Angeles' Geffen Playhouse by Leah Putnam

Broadway alum Jon Michael Hill and TV's Amanda Warren star in the California production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM
Tuesday, June 6, 2023

The Mountaintop Begins Previews June 6 at Los Angeles' Geffen Playhouse by Leah Putnam

Broadway alum Jon Michael Hill and TV's Amanda Warren star in the California production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:13AM
Thursday, June 1, 2023
Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Jon Michael Hill and Amanda Warren Will Climb The Mountaintop at the Geffen by Leah Putnam

Patricia McGregor will direct Katori Hall's drama.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM
Sunday, April 2, 2023

Theatre Review: ‘The Mountaintop’ at Vagabond Players by Max Garner

It’s late at night. There’s a thunderstorm. A man unlocks the door to a moldy motel room and steps inside. He hopes to get a little rest after a long day of travel and giving speeches. T…

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Wednesday, March 22, 2023

2022 - 2023 Show Logos: Camelot and Sweeney Todd by JK

Hello, again, logo lovers! Today, we are taking a closer look at the key art for two of this season's biggest - literally and figuratively - musical revivals, Camelot and Sweeney Todd. One, …

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Tuesday, March 7, 2023

The Promised Land: A Review of “The Mountaintop”at Invictus Theatre by Ted C. Fishman

The play is set in Room 306 of Memphis’ Lorraine Motel, the setting of Martin Luther King’s assassination in 1968.

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Thursday, February 23, 2023

Brief encounter by Boutayna Chokrane

Some believe that those who suspect death is near can often feel it approaching, and in Invictus Theatre’s rendition of Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. senses h…

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Angela Bassett, Martin McDonagh, Austin Butler & More Win Golden Globe Awards by Caitlin Moynihan

Many stage stars were honored for their work on screen when the Hollywood Foreign Press Association revealed the winners of the 2023 Golden Globe Awards on January 10. The televised event w…

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Friday, October 14, 2022

A Pioneering Black Ballerina’s Life Story Comes to the Stage by Kayla Stewart

Lauren Anderson, whose story is told in “Plumshuga” in Houston, talks about the show, her personal battles and storied career: “I got to the mountaintop.”

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 02:43PM
Tuesday, October 11, 2022

The Piano Lesson Stars Samuel L. Jackson, John David Washington & More on the Importance of August Wilson by

August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning The Piano Lesson has returned to Broadway and officially opens at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on October 13. On The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal, …

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Monday, August 1, 2022

July 2023

A single night’s reckoning with racism, righteousness, and the rocky path toward justice, The Mountaintop imagines what Dr. King’s last night on Earth could have been.

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Wednesday, February 9, 2022

“The Mountaintop” Thrills with MLK’s Final Night—at The Pear by Robert M. Gardner

Katori Hall Imagines King & a Mysterious Woman by Robert M. Gardner In “The Mountaintop,” playwright Katori Hall’s conversational dialogue makes us eager to hear more of the spirit…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 04:56PM
Friday, January 7, 2022

News: Ford’s Theatre Cancels Full Performance Run of ‘The Mountaintop’ Due to COVID Surge by News Desk (organization-Submitted Press Release)

Washington, D.C. – Due to the ongoing surge of COVID-19 cases in the D.C. region, all performances of The Mountaintop are canceled, January 21 through February 13, 2022. Directed by Nicole…

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Thursday, January 6, 2022

COVID surge prompts Ford’s to cancel ‘The Mountaintop’ by News Desk

Full run of Dr. King drama called off. Next show, 'Grace,' still on.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 12:39PM
Sunday, October 31, 2021

He played Martin Luther King. Next up: a fiery white rightwinger by Vanessa Thorpe

David Harewood cast as William Buckley in James Graham’s new play of fiery 1968 debates with Gore Vidal It was a battle royale fought between American political titans, and it played out o…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:18AM
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

‘Emotional, thought-provoking & honest’: THE MOUNTAINTOP – Manchester ★★★ by Kristy Stott

Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop, revived at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre by Roy Alexander Weise, is what happens when we examine our heroes at their most vulnerable.

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Monday, October 4, 2021

The Mountaintop review – Martin Luther King meets his match in a motel room by Arifa Akbar

Royal Exchange, ManchesterNtombizodwa Ndlovu is spellbinding in Katori Hall’s intriguing drama about an imaginary meeting between King and a maid The Mountaintop is a bold shape-shifter of…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:12AM
Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Star-Studded I'm Still Here Virtual Benefit, Honoring George C. Wolfe and Late Harold Prince, Premieres June 23 by Andrew Gans

Celebrating the New York Public Library's Billy Rose Theatre Division, viewers can expect archival clips of In the Heights, The Mountaintop, Sunset Boulevard, and more.

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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

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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