The Mountaintop

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Katori Hall

Narrated By: Aja Naomi King

Publisher: LA Theatre Works

Date: October 2016

Duration: 1 hours 4 minutes


On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated outside of his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. What happened inside room 306 on the evening of April 3 is the subject of Katori Hall's The Mountaintop. Hours after King's final speech, punctuated by his immortal line, "I've been to the mountaintop," the celebrated Reverend forms an unlikely friendship with a motel maid as they talk into the early hours of what will be his final day.

An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:

Aja Naomi King as Camae
Larry Powell as Dr. Martin Luther King

Directed by Roger Guenveur Smith. Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in May of 2016.



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Mountaintop, Katori Hall