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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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
by BWW News Desk - October 6, 2011
Producers Jean Doumanian and Sonia Friedman announced today that tonight's performance of The Mountaintop, by Katori Hall, will be dedicated to civil rights pioneer and longtime Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. confidant Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth. Reverend Shuttlesworth passed away on Wednesday, October 5 at the age of 89, leaving behind a legacy of extraordinary work on behalf of the civil rights movement.
by BWW News Desk - October 4, 2011
The Lark Play Development Center will host a special event on October 11th celebrating playwright Katori Hall on her Broadway debut with The Mountaintop. (The Mountaintop was extensively developed at the Lark.)
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 3, 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 'The Late Show with David Latterman' where he chatted about the production! Click below to hear what he had to say!
by Walter McBride - September 23, 2011
Yestersay, The Mountaintop starring Samuel L. Jackson (DR. Martin Luther King, Jr.,) and Angela Bassett, began previews in Katori Hall's highly anticipated new work, The Mountaintop. The Mountaintop is directed by the Tony-nominated Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun) and will open officially on October 13, 2011 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand at the stage door following last night's premiere performance and brings you photo coverage below!
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2011
The Broadway premiere of the 2010 Olivier Award® winning Best Play, The Mountaintop, by Katori Hall, begins performances tonight, September 22, at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street). The play's official opening night is set for October 13.
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 20, 2011
Yestersay, the company of The Mountaintop, including stars Samuel L. Jackson (DR. Martin Luther King, Jr.,) and Angela Bassett, ventured to Brooklyn to meet with students of the Brooklyn High School of the Arts to talk about Katori Hall's highly anticipated new work and what it takes to be a working artist. They were additionally joined by Hall and the show's Tony-nominated director, Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun). BroadwayWorld was there and takes you inside their talk below.
by Jessica Lewis - September 20, 2011
Yestersay, the company of The Mountaintop, including stars Samuel L. Jackson (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,) and Angela Bassett, met the press to talk all about Katori Hall's highly anticipated new work. Directed by Tony Award® nominee Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun), the play features original music by Grammy Award®-winner and Tony Award® nominee Branford Marsalis. BroadwayWorld was there and introduces you to the crew below!
by Peter James Zielinski - September 20, 2011
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). The play features original music by Grammy Award®-winner and Tony Award® nominee Branford Marsalis. Yesterday, the company visited the Brooklyn Academy of the Arts to address 100 high school students on the challenges and payoffs of being a working artist. BroadwayWorld met up with the crew there after, and brings you full photo coverage of the event below!
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2011
The Broadway premiere of the 2010 Olivier Award® winning Best Play, The Mountaintop, by Katori Hall, will begin performances this Thursday night, September 22, at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street). The play's official opening night is set for October 13.
by Walter McBride - September 17, 2011
The marquee is up for THE MOUNTAINTOP, beginning performances on September 22, 2011 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre and officially opening on Thursday, October 13, 2011. BroadwayWorld brings you photos below!
by BWW News Desk - September 16, 2011
Producers Jean Doumanian and Sonia Friedman announced today that 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.
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 7, 2011
The box office for the Broadway premiere of Katori Hall's Olivier Award-winning play, The Mountaintop, opened last week. Tickets will be available at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street) and can also be purchased at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. Check out a promo for the show below!
by BWW News Desk - September 6, 2011
To help celebrate Fashion's Night Out (and preceding their appearance in the October issue of Vogue, photographed by Norman Jean Roy) he stars of the Broadway premiere of The Mountaintop, Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett, will make their first public appearance together on Thursday evening, September 8. Following their rehearsal, Jackson and Bassett will sit down with Adam Green, contributing editor for Vogue, at the Giorgio Armani boutique (760 Madison Avenue) to discuss their eagerly anticipated return to the stage this October in Katori Hall's Olivier Award-winning play.
by BWW News Desk - September 2, 2011
In the coming weeks, some of the brightest names in film, television, theater, books, will sit down with New York Times journalists for TimesTalks events at TheTimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street, new York City.