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Katori Hall

All Too Human

by James Yeara January 30, 2014

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  In The Mountaintop, a 2009 hit play in England, American playwright Katori Hall presents a unique version of American icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: orator, preacher, activist, adulterer, chain smoker, male egoist. Set on ...

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The Mountaintop

by The Staff January 16, 2014

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  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 ...

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Broken English

by Ralph Hammann August 16, 2012

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In what is easily the most fascinating premise of many a theater season, Katori Hall brilliantly exploits a rare medical condition, Foreign Accent Syndrome, to deliver a brittle and affecting satire of race and class ...

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Whaddabloodclot!

by The Staff August 2, 2012

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Having a stroke, whaddaya think that’s funny? Well, yes—if it causes the extremely rare Foreign Accent Syndrome, as it does in Katori Hall’s Whaddabloodclot! Making its world premiere at Williamstown Theater Festival on Aug. 8 ...

Williamstown Theatre Festival Nikos Stage