L.A. Theatre Works: "The Mountaintop"
Date: January 15, 2018 - January 16, 2018
Event Description Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, "The Mountaintop" by Katori Hall explores the human side of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. as he forms an unlikely friendship with a motel maid on the eve of his assassination. Hours after his famed final speech, punctuated by the immortal line "I've been to the mountaintop," the celebrated reverend reveals his hopes, regrets, and fears, creating a masterful bridge between mortality and immortality. "A powerful, poetic take on [King's] legacy..." —Los Angeles Times “Wondrous, hilarious, and heartbreaking...” —The Independent L.A. Theatre Works has been the foremost radio theatre company in the United States for more than 25 years, broadcast weekly on public radio stations as well as international outlets including the BBC. Tickets may be purchased in advance at all TicketsWest outlets, including online at TicketsWest.com, by phone at 800-325-SEAT (800-325-7328), and at the Beasley Coliseum ticket office (normal hours are Mon-Fri 10-2; closes for WSU holidays and semester breaks). Convenience charges apply at all locations except Beasley. Free WSU student tickets require valid ID and may be picked up in advance only at Beasley Coliseum. The Daggy Hall box office opens 2 hours before each performance for ticket sales and will-call. Presented by WSU Performing Arts and WSU Office of Equity and Diversity, with generous support from the Residence Inn by Marriott, Pullman, and the Courtyard by Marriott, Pullman.