The Mountaintop: The Last Night of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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The last date listed for The Mountaintop was Sunday April 7, 2013 / 2:00pm.
Currently at Lucie Stern Theatre:
- Full Price:
- $59.00 - $69.00
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A runaway hit at TheatreWorks' New Works Festival, The Great Pretender now receives a fully staged world premiere at the Lucie Stern Theatre. In this comic tale of friendship, love and letting go, a children's TV host is consumed with the passing of a cherished puppeteer. Evoking the small-screen shows that shaped the childhoods of so many, The Great Pretender moves beyond the painted sets and colored lights to discover that people (as well as puppets) need a helping hand. TheatreWorks kick-starts its new season with this bittersweet comedy from David West Read (The Performers). Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Dave ChiassonRed Velvet
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Everything about this play was outstanding. The writing which had just the right amount of humor to offset the potential drag of the dramatic subject matter. The acting was superb with both characters engaging you and drawing you into the room. A well spent entertaining evening.
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What a disappointment! In no way did this portrayal of Martin Luther King come close to the actual man who lived. The actor portraying Martin never attempted to portray his ideas or movements. A waste of time and money and worse, the audience was...continued
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