The Mountaintop

Drama - Original

Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

  • First Preview: September 22, 2011
  • Opening Date: October 13, 2011
  • Closing Date: January 22, 2012
  • Previews: 24
  • Performances: 117

Playwright: Katori Hall

Synopsis

Katori Hall's play reimagines the events on the night before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination in Memphis, following the delivery of his memorable "I've Been to the Mountaintop" speech.

 

Opening Night Cast

Samuel L. Jackson in The Mountaintop Samuel L. Jackson Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Angela Bassett in The Mountaintop Angela Bassett Camae
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Opening Night Production Credits

Katori Hall Katori Hall Playwright
  Branford Marsalis Original Music
Kenny Leon Kenny Leon Director
David Gallo David Gallo Set Design
  Constanza Romero Costume Design
Brian MacDevitt Brian MacDevitt Lighting Design
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Videos (2)

 

Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2012 Outstanding Set Design David Gallo Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Jan. 22, 2012 34 $693,128
$979,864
$56,477 $88.85
$225.00
7801
1065
8
0
91.56% 8.53%
Jan. 15, 2012 33 $636,651
$979,864
$81,411 $90.00
$225.00
7074
1065
8
0
83.03% 5.84%
Jan. 8, 2012 32 $555,240
$979,864
-$133,679 $84.42
$225.00
6577
1065
8
0
77.19% -3.59%
Jan. 1, 2012 31 $688,919
$1,158,056
- $88.97
$225.00
7743
1065
9
0
80.78% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $2,573,938
$4,097,648
  $88.06 29195
35145
33
0
83.07 %  
Cumulative
  $10,864,181
$17,559,267
  $87.88
$300.00
123293
150165
117
24
82.11 %  
 
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