Mountaintop 121212
4.3 / 5 Rated by 23 members
Review from Joan

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 less monumental. The play also helps us focus on the issues that he...continued

reviewed Jan 18 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Joan

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 deeply moving portrait of the man behind the myths, done in a way that makes him...continued

reviewed Jan 11 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Ilene

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

reviewed Jan 27 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Michele Duggan

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 we did not stay for the discussion after the performance, we did and I have...continued

reviewed Jan 17 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Chris Tsang

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 up close and personal with the actors. The Mountaintop, for a two-person...continued

reviewed Jan 25 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from avid theatre-goer

Great night out.

reviewed Jan 14 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from JHL

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

reviewed Jan 19 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Robert

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.

reviewed Jan 11 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

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.

reviewed Jan 12 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from yulandam

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 have been, prior to his death, was surreal, and the "twist" of the plot with...continued

reviewed Jan 12 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Sandra Johnston

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 smoked, had relationships with women outside his marriage and was probably...continued

reviewed Feb 03 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

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 very intimate, with not a bad seat in the house (take advantage of the...continued

reviewed Jan 30 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Susan B.

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!

reviewed Jan 27 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Rachael Donnelly

Heart wrenching, thought provoking, and beautifully done.

reviewed Jan 25 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Garrett708

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. It's especially important for a two-person cast to have equal balance in it's...continued

reviewed Jan 27 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

Powerful and inspiring story and acting!

reviewed Jan 18 2013 report as inappropriate