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THE MOUNTAINTOP at the Matrix Theatre

Photo by I. C. Rapoport

Photo by I. C. Rapoport

Terry Morgan  -  Stage Raw

Although Katori Hall’s play The Mountaintop is indeed more about Martin the man than Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. the historical figure, it still ends up as a worshipful hagiography. This is somewhat unfortunate, because although there is no lack of respectful examinations of the Civil Rights Movement icon, there are few that focus on the man. That being said, the current production at the Matrix is entertaining and — bolstered by strong performances — occasionally moving. Read more…

Now running through April 10