The Mountaintop

Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
242 W 45th St, New York, NY 10036
Click for map and directions
4.3/5 stars from 3 users.WRITE A REVIEW

WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

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. Prime tickets to The Mountaintop will be reserved for each and every performance, even in cases when the show is otherwise sold-out, for the low price of $34.50. Twenty Same-Day Reserve tickets will be available each day when the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre box office opens at 10:00 a.m. (Noon on Sundays) for that day's performance(s). They can be purchased with cash or a credit card on a first-come, first-served basis. There is a limit of two Same-Day Reserve tickets per person.

Visit the The Mountaintop website:

http://themountaintopplay.com

NEWS

The Mountaintop

Oct 13, 2011
Katori Hall's play about an encounter between Martin Luther King, Jr. and a hotel chambermaid on the night before his death boasts award-worthy performances by Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett. Read More
Read all User Reviews

PHOTO FLASH: Angela Bassett, Darren Criss, Samuel L. Jackson at Carlyle Hotel - Jan 20, 2012

Broadway's The Mountaintop Recoups Investment - Jan 18, 2012

PHOTO FLASH: Angela Bassett, Samuel L. Jackson Receive Sardi's Caricatures - Jan 13, 2012

PHOTO FLASH: Rapper 50 Cent Visits Broadway's The Mountaintop - Nov 28, 2011

Broadway's The Mountaintop, with Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett, Extends Through January 22 - Nov 2, 2011

Read more related articles