Stanford University The Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute
King on Broadway: “The Mountaintop”
September 28, 2011

Don’t miss Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett on Broadway in "The Mountaintop," the Olivier Award-winning new play that took London by storm.

Strictly Limited Engagement. 16 Weeks Only!

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.

Opens October 13.

For tickets and more information see the show's website:

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