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The Mountaintop

Central Square Theater (Cambridge, MA)

Reviews & Ratings

21 ratings
4.2 average rating
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35 events
18 reviews
7 stars
attended Jan 18 2013

I've seen it several times and it's been wonderful in different ways each time. The play's approach shows King as a very human man, which makes his achievements more not... continued

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18 reviews
7 stars
attended Jan 11 2013

A powerful piece of theater. A young, black, woman playwright gives us her personal vision of Dr. Martin Luther King's last night before he was assassinated. It's a... continued

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16 reviews
10 stars
attended Jan 27 2013

This is 90 minutes of great acting and a fabulous play. It is funny, dramatic, moving and riveting.

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4 reviews
5 stars
attended Jan 17 2013

This fictional account of the last night of Martin Luther King's life was an amazing piece of drama. My companion and I enjoyed the performances of both actors. Although... continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jan 25 2013

The Central Square Theater is a wonderful place for a play. I was able to have a seat and any seat would have allowed a birds eye view of the stage and allowed you to be... continued

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JHL
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42 reviews
5 stars
attended Jan 19 2013

The acting and staging were good, but the story was uneven without an arc

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6 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 11 2013

Thought the perfomances and the material were very interesting and worth seeing. Some very exciting moments in the performance.IF you are open to having a play make you think nd entetrtain at the samwtine then run to the Mountaintop.

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 12 2013

The performances were uneven as were the accents. The female actor appeared to be wearing some type of apparatus under her dress which gave the appearance of a tail.

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 12 2013

I really enjoyed this event, as I've always held Martin Luther King in high esteem for what he did for our country. To be a part of what his thoughts and actions, might... continued

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3 reviews
5 stars
attended Jan 30 2013

I heard a lot of hype about this play, and I'd enjoyed Arabian Nights at the same location, so I figured I would go, with boyfriend, to see The Mountaintop.

The set is... continued

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 03 2013

Extremely limited in scope, this play offers an uncomplicated view of a very complex time and American hero. What we learn from this trite play we already know. Dr. King... continued

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2 reviews
7 stars
attended Jan 27 2013

We loved the show; two very strong actors and the use of multi-media. Only critical comment: took too long to get to the real issue (maid/angel)and it dragged a bit on the way. Once the role changed it was terrific! Bravo!

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1 review
1 stars
attended Jan 25 2013

Heart wrenching, thought provoking, and beautifully done.

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1 review
1 stars
attended Jan 27 2013

I'm afraid I did not much care for this production. The script never fullly engaged me and I found the twists and turns of what was really going on even less engaging. ... continued

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1 review
3 stars
attended Jan 18 2013

Powerful and inspiring story and acting!

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