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The Mountaintop | March 30 – April 15, 2023

By Katori Hall

Directed by D. Wambui Richardson

A gripping reimagination of events the night before the assassination of the civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On April 3, 1968, after delivering one of his most memorable speeches, an exhausted Dr. King retires to his room at the Lorraine Motel while a storm rages outside. When a mysterious stranger arrives with some surprising news, King is forced to confront his destiny and his legacy to his people.


*contains adult language and situations*


D. Wambui Richardson | Director


Katori Hall, Playwright

*Members of the Actors' Equity Association



Davayun Chase
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Sydney Hewitt

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Sean Massey
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Octavia Thomas

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Digital Program

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March 30 - April 15, 2023

Thursdays | 7:30 pm

Fridays | 8:00 pm

Saturdays | 3:00 pm + 8:00 pm


March 30, 7:30 pm

March 31, 8:00 pm

April 1, 3:00 pm

Opening Night Celebration
Saturday,  April 1, 8:00 pm 

ASL Night with Student Interpreters

Friday,  April 7, 8:00 pm 

School Nights EVERY Friday Night!
($10 students, faculty & staff)


Circle Theatre’s artistic team members include D. Wambui Richardson (Director), Davayun Chase* (Martin Luther King, Jr.) and Sydney Hewitt* (Camae) with Sean Massey and Octavia Thomas as respective understudies.

Circle Theatre’s production team members include Cherie Williams* (Stage Manager), Donald Jordan* (Head of Production/ASM), Rick Morrison (Master Carpenter), Bob Lavallee (Scenic Designer), Jamie Milligan and Adam Chamberlin (Lighting and Projections co-designers), Aaron DeClerk (Costume Designer), Dorothy Jolly (Dramaturg), Joshua Nguyen (Sound Designer), and Elena Cruce (Props Designer)


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