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BWW TV: Watch Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett in Highlights from THE MOUNTAINTOP - Opens Tonight!

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!

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.

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