Baltimore Center Stage: The Mountaintop
The Mountaintop
January 09–February 24
  • By Katori Hall
  • Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah

The Lorraine Hotel. April 1968. As Dr. King unwinds and prepares, a visit from a hotel maid raises fascinating and surprising questions. A worldwide sensation, this wondrous new play gets its Baltimore Premiere.


Creative Team


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In the Press

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Reviews will never think of King the same way again.— BroadwayWorld
Kwei-Armah...should be applauded for bringing this fresh look at the Reverend King...— BroadwayWorld
Hamilton and Tyler bring a tremendous amount of chemistry to their performances.— OUTspoken
Shawn Hamilton as King wisely steers clear of what could have been a bare imitation and instead delivers a very human portrayal of the famous civil rights leader.— Baltimore Post Examiner
Together Hamilton and Tyler make an explosive team...— DC Metro Theatre Arts
Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah, this play is a gripping roller coaster of heightened emotions, rich comedy, and thought-provoking moments of life and its meaning, the pursuit of justice, truth, and righteousness all melded into one impressive dream of a show.— DC Metro Theatre Arts
In the News
WYPR—Lines Between Us: Martin Luther King, Jr., as a Voice for Labor
The Washington Blade—Centerstage hosts Black Pride Night
The Baltimore Sun—Katori Hall's play about MLK gets effective production from Center Stage
The Afro—Fine Acting, Intriguing Plot Highlight The Mountaintop