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The Mountaintop Auditions

Audition Dates:

Friday, June 9 @ 6 p.m.

Saturday, June 10 @ 10 a.m.

Or by appointment

The Mountaintop is a fictional retelling of how Martin Luther King Jr. spent his last night on earth, before his tragic assassination. After delivering his famous “I’ve been to the mountaintop speech” on behalf of the sanitation workers in Memphis, Martin goes to the Lorraine Motel to rest before another long day of campaigning. His world is spun on his axis when he meets Camae, a beautiful maid, who delivers his room service. At first, they only exchange casual remarks, but soon they start a deep dialogue about Martin’s hopes and fears, and the two develop a true understanding. When Camae reveals that she is an angel that has come to prepare him for the soon-to-be-coming afterlife, Martin must confront his fears and face his own mortality. The Mountaintop shows the audience a different side of Martin Luther King: a man who is tired, flawed, yet — despite everything — is an inspiration.

Roles (Both roles are African-American actors):


Martin Luther King, Jr.

Director: Owen Baxter & Jayden Peszko

Main Stage production

Must be available for all shows.

Thursday, July 20 @ 7:30

Friday, July 21 @ 7:30

Saturday, July 22 @ 2:00 & 7:30

Sunday, July 23 @ 2:00

Thursday, July 27 @ 7:30

Friday, July 28 @ 7:30

Saturday, July 29 @ 2 & 7:30

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