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  • Broadway’s ‘Mountaintop’ Earns Back its 3.1M Investment

    Jan 18, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Just after the Martin Luther King Holiday, producers of Broadway’s “The Mountaintop,” a fictional drama set in the Lorraine Motel in Memphis on the night before King’s 1968 assassination, have announced that the production has earned back its investment. Producers said Wednesday that the play starring Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Basset recouped its entire […]

  • ‘The Mountaintop’ May Extend Broadway Run

    Nov 7, 11 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Katori Hall’s Olivier Award-winning drama The Mountaintop, which recently extended its run at Broadway’s Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre through Jan. 22, 2012, may play beyond that date. Angela Bassett portrays the mysterious Camae opposite Samuel L. Jackson as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the production, which is directed by Tony Award nominee Kenny Leon […]

  • Angela Bassett Replaces Halle Berry in Broadway’s ‘The Mountaintop’

    Jun 22, 11 by EURPublisher01 5 Comments

      *Angela Bassett has signed on to replace Halle Berry in the forthcoming Broadway production of The Mountaintop, which stars Samuel L Jackson as civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on the night before his 1968 assassination. As previously reported, Berry had to pull out of the project in April because of child custody […]

  • Samuel L. Jackson In; Halle Berry Out of Broadway’s ‘Mountaintop’

    Apr 15, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *It’s now official. Samuel L. Jackson will make his Broadway debut starring as Dr. Martin Luther King in the Broadway production of the new play, The Mountaintop, by Katori Hall directed by Tony Award Nominee Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun). Jackson had long been rumored to star in the production, which opened […]