By Katori Hall
Directed by Delicia Turner Sonnenberg
October 11 – November 5, 2023
 
The night before his untimely death, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. returns to his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis after delivering a speech to local sanitation workers. While waiting for room service, he is visited by a mysterious and beautiful maid, Camae, with whom he begins a humorous and flirtatious conversation that progresses into a soul-searching discussion about their mutual hopes and fears. When Camae reveals her true identity, Dr. King must reflect on his legacy and the challenges facing the civil rights movement. “Audacious [and] inventive” (Associated Press), the Olivier Award-winning play offers an intimate and empathetic portrait of one of history’s most consequential figures.

"Do not miss this...an amazing production...the audience was rapt."
-Broadway World
"Mandatory viewing...both actors are brilliant"
-DC Theater Arts
"Ethereal [and] absorbing"
-The Washington Post

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Production Photos
<p>Renea S. Brown (Camae) and Ro Boddie (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) in THE MOUNTAINTOP. Photo by Margot Schulman Photography.</p>

Renea S. Brown (Camae) and Ro Boddie (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) in THE MOUNTAINTOP. Photo by Margot Schulman Photography.

Production Photos
<p>Ro Boddie (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) and Renea S. Brown (Camae) in THE MOUNTAINTOP. Photo by Margot Schulman Photography.</p>

Ro Boddie (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) and Renea S. Brown (Camae) in THE MOUNTAINTOP. Photo by Margot Schulman Photography.

Production Photos
<p>Ro Boddie (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) in THE MOUNTAINTOP. Photo by Margot Schulman Photography.</p>

Ro Boddie (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) in THE MOUNTAINTOP. Photo by Margot Schulman Photography.

Production Photos
<p>Ro Boddie (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) and Renea S. Brown (Camae) in THE MOUNTAINTOP. Photo by Margot Schulman Photography.</p>

Ro Boddie (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) and Renea S. Brown (Camae) in THE MOUNTAINTOP. Photo by Margot Schulman Photography.

Production Photos
<p>Renea S. Brown (Camae) and Ro Boddie (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) in THE MOUNTAINTOP. Photo by Margot Schulman Photography</p>

Renea S. Brown (Camae) and Ro Boddie (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) in THE MOUNTAINTOP. Photo by Margot Schulman Photography

Production Photos
<p>Renea S. Brown (Camae) and Ro Boddie (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) in THE MOUNTAINTOP. Photo by Margot Schulman Photography</p>

Renea S. Brown (Camae) and Ro Boddie (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) in THE MOUNTAINTOP. Photo by Margot Schulman Photography

Production Photos
<p>Ro Boddie (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) and Renea S. Brown (Camae) in THE MOUNTAINTOP. Photo by Margot Schulman Photography</p>

Ro Boddie (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) and Renea S. Brown (Camae) in THE MOUNTAINTOP. Photo by Margot Schulman Photography

Production Photos
<p>Ro Boddie (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) in THE MOUNTAINTOP. Photo by Margot Schulman Photography</p>

Ro Boddie (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) in THE MOUNTAINTOP. Photo by Margot Schulman Photography

Production Photos
<p>Renea S. Brown (Camae) and Ro Boddie (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) in THE MOUNTAINTOP. Photo by Margot Schulman Photography</p>

Renea S. Brown (Camae) and Ro Boddie (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) in THE MOUNTAINTOP. Photo by Margot Schulman Photography

Production Photos
<p>Renea S. Brown (Camae) and Ro Boddie (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) in THE MOUNTAINTOP. Photo by Margot Schulman Photography</p>

Renea S. Brown (Camae) and Ro Boddie (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) in THE MOUNTAINTOP. Photo by Margot Schulman Photography