Photo Flash: Samuel L. Jackson & Angela Bassett Bring THE MOUNTAINTOP to Broadway - First Look!
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!
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.
For tickets and more information, visit www.themountaintopplay.com.
Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
Samuel L. Jackson as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Angela Bassett as Camae