The Emerson Theater Collaborative presents The Mountaintop, a play by American playwright Katori Hall, which is a fictional depiction of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.'s last night on earth set entirely in Room 306 of the Lorraine Motel on the eve of his assassination in 1968. The Mountaintop is directed by Michele Lamar Richards and produced by Camilla Ross.
In 2010, the critically acclaimed play premiered in London to sold-out audiences, won an Olivier Award, and made its way back to Trafalgar Studios in the West End for American audiences. It premiered on Broadway in 2011 starring Angela Bassett and Samuel L. Jackson. This production is produced by special arrangement of Dramatist Play Service, Inc. New York.