August 31 — October 27
In the Ellyn Bye StudioBy Katori Hall
Directed by Rose Riordan
2010 Olivier Award for Best Play
April 4, 1968. Memphis. The Lorraine Motel. A time and place burned into the American psyche. But what about April 3? How did Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., spend his last night on Earth? Playwright Katori Hall creates a surrealistic fantasy in this breakout Broadway hit about a chance encounter between King and a mysterious hotel maid who brings him a cup of coffee and prompts him to confront his life, his legacy and the plight and future of his people.
Sunday evenings at 7:30 p.m
The running time for The Mountaintop is approximately 90 minutes, with no intermission.
Please Note: Most productions at PCS are recommended for high school age and up; children under age 6 are not permitted at PCS productions.
An Interview with Rodney Hicks
05 September 2013 & Posted by Kinsley Suer
With the current commemoration of Martin Luther King and his “I Have a Dream” speech, critics are drawing attention to the difference between the idealized King we revere today and King, the man. The Mountaintop focuses squarely on the latter. First produced in 2010 by Katori Hall, this two-person show opening at PCS features Rodney Hicks as King and Natalie Paul as a maid at the Lorraine Motel, who brings him a cup of coffee on the night before his assassination. The Skanner News recently spoke with Hicks about the play, the man and society today.
Dear PPOA Members
I attended the opening night of The Mountaintop and I highly recommend that you do not wish to miss this powerful performances by our two amazing Actors! I have arranged for special price for PPOA. If you could not make tonight performance with us, please go to the website and input our Promo Code of "ARTPATRON" TO RECEIVED $10 DISCOUNT!
We will all meet at the lobby right at 5 PM and we will walk over to have our dinner before the show. I have not select the restaurant, so if you have a suggestions please send it to me.
Thank you for your patronage!
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