"The Mountaintop" by Katori Hall, a production of the Indiana Repertory Theatre in Indianapolis in 2014. Pictured: David Alan Anderson and Tracey N. Bonner. (Photo by Zach Rosing)

10 Troupes Who’ve Been to ‘The Mountaintop’

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, here are 10 notable recent productions of Katori Hall’s oft-produced two-hander.

Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop, about an imaginary encounter at the Lorraine Hotel on the eve of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, has been among the most-performed plays on American stages in the years since its Broadway debut in 2011. Below, in honor of Martin Luther King Day, we round up 10 notable recent productions of the play that bring the late Civil Rights leader to life onstage.

  • Miryam Gordon

    Seattle’s ArtsWest did this production last year and the lead, Reginald Andre Jackson, won a Gyspy Rose Lee Award (just announced) for Excellence in Performance in a Play as a Lead Actor (Male) (Smaller Theater) for his wonderful performance. The female lead, brianne hill, also was nominated in her category.

  • kstephens8

    This is wonderful! However, Gablestage is actually located in Miami, not Baltimore.

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