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Katori Hall

All Too Human

by James Yeara January 30, 2014


  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 ...

Capital Repertory Theatre

The Mountaintop

by The Staff 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 ...

Capital Repertory Theatre

Broken English

by Ralph Hammann August 16, 2012


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


by The Staff August 2, 2012


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