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The Mountaintop

Birmingham Festival Theatre
Event organized by Birmingham Festival Theatre

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The Story
April 3rd 1968, a stormy night in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. King retires to his motel room. Amongst the dim lighting and sterile furnishings, he struggles to write what would be his last uncompleted work, “Why America Is Going to Hell”, when he encounters his worst nightmare. There he confronts himself with a great decision during what would soon come to be known, as the last night of his life.

The Cast
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: Robert Burgins Sr
Camae: Tonya Marshall
Stage Directions: LaCindra McGowan.

Directed by Cheryl Hall
Written by Katori Hall

**Play contains vulgar language and adult content. Mature audiences only.

***This is a BFT Bonus to the season. Season tickets do not apply. Sustaining Memberships will have the opportunity to see the staged reading free of charge as part of your perks.