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The Mountaintop

by The Staff on January 16, 2014


Capital Repertory Theatre’s next production, opening this week, is Katori Hall’s acclaimed Broadway and West End drama The Mountaintop. Set at Memphis’ Lorraine Motel the night of April 3, 1968, The Mountaintop imagines Martin Luther King Jr.’s last night on Earth.

Directed by Nick Mangano, the production stars Brandon Jones (pictured left) as Dr. King, and Liz Morgan (right) as the motel maid who prompts King to confront his “doubts, fears and haunting premonitions.”

The Mountaintop opens Tuesday (Jan. 21) at 7:30 PM and will run through Feb. 9 at Capital Repertory Theatre (111 N. Pearl St., Albany).   Performance times are Tuesday through Thursday at 7:30 PM; Friday and Saturday at 8 PM; Saturday matinees at 3 PM; and Sunday matinees at 2 PM. Tickets are $20-$60. For more info, call the box office at 445-7469.