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Photo Coverage: THE MOUNTAINTOP Takes Final Broadway BowPhoto Coverage: THE MOUNTAINTOP Takes Final Broadway Bow
by Peter James Zielinski - January 24, 2012

On Sunday, January 22, The Mountaintop took its final bow on Broadway. The play, starring Samuel L. Jackson in hit Broadway debut and Angela Bassett, was written by Katori Hall and directed by Kenny Leon. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the final curtain call and brings you photo coverage below! (more...)
THE MOUNTAINTOP Ends Limited Engagement on BroadwayTHE MOUNTAINTOP Ends Limited Engagement on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2012

THE MOUNTAINTOP, starring Angela Bassett and Samuel L. Jackson, finishes its limited Broadway run today. In a joint statement this week, Producers Jean Doumanian and Sonia Friedman said, 'It's been a joy to see packed houses of engaged, and cheering theatergoers night after night, and we look forward to the future life this work will undoubtedly have throughout the world.' (more...)
Photo Flash: Samuel L. Jackson, Darren Criss and Angela Bassett Celebrate THE MOUNTAINTOPPhoto Flash: Samuel L. Jackson, Darren Criss and Angela Bassett Celebrate THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2012

The Carlyle hosted a party for THE MOUNTAINTOP star Angela Bassett yesterday. On hand were current HOW TO SUCCEED star Darren Criss, as well as Bassett's co-star Samuel L. Jackson. Check out photos from the party below! (more...)
THE MOUNTAINTOP Recoups Broadway InvestmentTHE MOUNTAINTOP Recoups Broadway Investment
by BWW News Desk - January 18, 2012

Producers Jean Doumanian and Sonia Friedman announced today that their premiere Broadway production of Katori Hall's Olivier Award-winning play, The Mountaintop, which is playing to sold out houses at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 W45th Street), has recouped its entire initial investment of $3.1 million. The Mountaintop stars Samuel L. Jackson as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Angela Bassett, and is directed by Tony Award® nominee Kenny Leon (Stick Fly, Fences, A Raisin in the Sun). (more...)
FREEZE FRAME: Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Unveil Sardi's Portraits!FREEZE FRAME: Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Unveil Sardi's Portraits!
by Walter McBride - January 12, 2012

See a snapshot of the stars of THE MOUNTAINTOP at the unveiling of their Sardi's portraits below, and check back for full photo coverage! (more...)
Ruben Wills to Speak at THE MOUNTAINTOP for MLK DayRuben Wills to Speak at THE MOUNTAINTOP for MLK Day
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2012

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday, New York City Councilman Ruben Wills (Queens District 28) will present a New York City Proclamation to the Broadway production of The Mountaintop by Katori Hall. Citations will be given to cast members Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett, director Kenny Leon and producers Jean Doumanian and Sonia Friedman, following the Sunday matinee performance, January 15th. (more...)
Photo Coverage: THE MOUNTAINTOP Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway!Photo Coverage: THE MOUNTAINTOP Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - January 9, 2012

On Saturday, January 7, Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett celebrated the 100th performance of The Mountaintop at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the celebration backstage and brings you photo coverage below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Happy Birthday Samuel L. Jackson! Rev. Al Sharpton & THE MOUNTAINTOP CelebratesPhoto Coverage: Happy Birthday Samuel L. Jackson! Rev. Al Sharpton & THE MOUNTAINTOP Celebrates
by Jennifer Broski - December 21, 2011

Today, December 21, Samuel L. Jackson and surprise guest, the Rev. Al Sharpton, celebrated his birthday onstage at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre following the matinee performance of The Mountaintop. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the surprise and brings you photo coverage below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Samuel L. Jackson Talks THE MOUNTAINTOP and Being A Movie Star on The Colbert Report STAGE TUBE: Samuel L. Jackson Talks THE MOUNTAINTOP and Being A Movie Star on The Colbert Report
by BroadwayWorld TV - December 13, 2011

Last night, December 12, The Mountain Top star Samuel L. Jackson visited Stephen Colbert to talk Broadway, race and tweeting on The Colbert report. Miss the hilarity? Click below! (more...)
Photo Flash: Mrs. Ralph Abernathy Visits THE MOUNTAINTOPPhoto Flash: Mrs. Ralph Abernathy Visits THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - December 8, 2011

The Broadway premiere of Katori Hall's The Mountaintop is currently playing at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre through January 22. The Mountaintop stars Samuel L. Jackson as DR. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Angela Bassett, and is directed by Tony Award® nominee Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun). Juanita Jones Abernathy, wife of Ralph Abernathy, recently visited the production, and you can check out a photo of her with the cast below! (more...)
THE MOUNTAINTOP Extends Through MLK DayTHE MOUNTAINTOP Extends Through MLK Day
by BWW News Desk - November 2, 2011

Producers Jean Doumanian and Sonia Friedman announced today that the Broadway premiere of Katori Hall's The Mountaintop, now playing at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, has extended its run by popular demand, and will now play performances through January 22. (more...)
Samuel L. Jackson Named Highest Grossing Actor of All TimeSamuel L. Jackson Named Highest Grossing Actor of All Time
by BWW News Desk - October 28, 2011

The Guinness Book of World Records has just named THE MOUNTAINTOP star Samuel L. Jackson the highest-grossing actor of all time. Jackson's films have earned over $7.42 billion. (more...)
Photo Flash: Samuel L. Jackson Visits TimesTalksPhoto Flash: Samuel L. Jackson Visits TimesTalks
by BWW News Desk - October 25, 2011

On Monday, Oct. 24, The New York Times TimesTalks series featured Samuel L. Jackson, the award-winning actor making his Broadway debut in 'The Mountaintop' as Martin Luther King Jr., in discussion with New York Times media columnist David Carr. The conversation, which focused on the play and his career in theater, film and television, took place at TheTimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street in New York City. (more...)
Photo Flash: Angela Bassett Visits BROADWAY TALKSPhoto Flash: Angela Bassett Visits BROADWAY TALKS
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2011

92nd Street Y feautred Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, in his popular multi-evening 92nd Street Y conversation series, 'Broadway Talks with Jordan Roth' with Golden Globe Award-winning stage and screen star Angela Bassett. Roth and Bassett discussed her upcoming role opposite Samuel L. Jackson in the Broadway premiere of Katori Hall's The Mountaintop, as well as her remarkable career on the silver screen, at 92nd Street Y (1395 Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street) yesterday. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)
BWW TV: Inside the Celebratory After Party of THE MOUNTAINTOP!BWW TV: Inside the Celebratory After Party of THE MOUNTAINTOP!
by Broadway Beat - October 17, 2011

The Mountaintop starring Samuel L. Jackson (DR. Martin Luther King, Jr.,) and Angela Bassett, directed by the Tony-nominated Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun), opened on October 13, 2011 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Broadway Beat was at the opening night after party and takes you inside the celebration below! (more...)
Review Roundup: Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett in THE MOUNTAINTOP - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett in THE MOUNTAINTOP - All the Reviews!
by BWW Special Coverage - October 14, 2011

The Mountaintop starring Samuel L. Jackson (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,) and Angela Bassett, directed by the Tony-nominated Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun), officially opened tonight at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. (more...)
Photo Coverage: THE MOUNTAINTOP Theatre Arrivals & After PartyPhoto Coverage: THE MOUNTAINTOP Theatre Arrivals & After Party
by Walter McBride - October 14, 2011

The Mountaintop starring Samuel L. Jackson (DR. Martin Luther King, Jr.,) and Angela Bassett, directed by the Tony-nominated Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun), opened last night, October 13, 2011 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the starry arrivals and celebratory after party and brings you photo coverage below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Open THE MOUNTAINTOP Photo Coverage: Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett Open THE MOUNTAINTOP
by Walter McBride - October 14, 2011

The Mountaintop starring Samuel L. Jackson (DR. Martin Luther King, Jr.,) and Angela Bassett, directed by the Tony-nominated Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun), opened last night, October 13, 2011 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. It was an emotional night and BroadwayWorld was there to caputure it all. Below, we bring you Angela Bassett and Samuel L. Jackson's premiere curtain call. The performance marked Jackson's official Broadway debut. (more...)
BWW TV: Watch Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett in Highlights from THE MOUNTAINTOP - Opens Tonight!BWW TV: Watch Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett in Highlights from THE MOUNTAINTOP - Opens Tonight!
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 13, 2011

The Mountaintop starring Samuel L. Jackson (DR. Martin Luther King, Jr.,) and Angela Bassett, directed by the Tony-nominated Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun), officially opens tonight, October 13, 2011 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Want to see a sneak peek? Click below for performance highlights! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Samuel L. Jackson on THE MOUNTAINTOP, Twitter, and More!STAGE TUBE: Samuel L. Jackson on THE MOUNTAINTOP, Twitter, and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 12, 2011

The Mountaintop starring Samuel L. Jackson (DR. Martin Luther King, Jr.,) and Angela Bassett, directed by the Tony-nominated Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun), will open officially tomorrow, October 13, 2011 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Jackson recently stopped by 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,' where he chatted about the show, joining Twitter, and more. Click below to check out his appearance! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Angela Bassett, Samuel L. Jackson Talk THE MOUNTAINTOP on THE VIEWSTAGE TUBE: Angela Bassett, Samuel L. Jackson Talk THE MOUNTAINTOP on THE VIEW
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 11, 2011

The Mountaintop starring Samuel L. Jackson (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,) and Angela Bassett, directed by the Tony-nominated Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun), will open officially on October 13, 2011 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. This morning's episode of 'The View,' featured stars of the show Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett. Click below to hear what they had to say about the new show! (more...)
Photo Flash: Samuel L. Jackson & Angela Bassett Bring THE MOUNTAINTOP to Broadway - First Look!Photo Flash: Samuel L. Jackson & Angela Bassett Bring THE MOUNTAINTOP to Broadway - First Look!
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2011

The Mountaintop starring Samuel L. Jackson (DR. Martin Luther King, Jr.,) and Angela Bassett, directed by the Tony-nominated Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun), will open officially on October 13, 2011 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Production shots have been released and appear below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Samuel L. Jackson on Playing Martin Luther King for THE MOUNTAINTOPSTAGE TUBE: Samuel L. Jackson on Playing Martin Luther King for THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 10, 2011

Jackson is currently appearing on Broadway in THE MOUNTAINTOP, which is set to open on October 13. 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. Check out Jackson talking about his role and the play below! (more...)
Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett, Bernadette Peters to Visit THE VIEW TomorrowSamuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett, Bernadette Peters to Visit THE VIEW Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2011

The Mountaintop starring Samuel L. Jackson (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,) and Angela Bassett, directed by the Tony-nominated Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun), will open officially on October 13, 2011 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. On the October 11 episode of 'The View,' stars of the show Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett chat about the big Broadway opening, and Bernadette Peters stops by as well. Tune in at 11AM on ABC to catch the trio in action! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Samuel L. Jackson on What Martin Luther King Jr. Would Say About THE MOUNTAINTOP STAGE TUBE: Samuel L. Jackson on What Martin Luther King Jr. Would Say About THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 10, 2011

The Mountaintop starring Samuel L. Jackson (DR. Martin Luther King, Jr.,) and Angela Bassett, directed by the Tony-nominated Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun), will open officially on October 13, 2011 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Samuel L. Jackson recently stopped by 'CBS Evening News' where he chatted about the production. Click below to hear what he had to say! (more...)

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