Rockville Little Theatre

The Mountaintop

By Katori Hall

February 19, 20, 21*, 26, 27, 28*

Directed by
Miriam Bowden

A gripping re-imagination 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.

Arts on the Green

Ticket Information

Presented in partnership with the City of Gaithersburg


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For ADA seating contact the Arts Barn at 301-258-6394.

All performances at the
Gaithersburg Arts Barn
311 Kent Square Road
Gaithersburg, MD, 20878

Performed at The Gaithersburg Arts Barn
Feb 2021
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Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm
* Sunday Matinees at 2 pm

Cast of Characters

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - Dr. MLK Jr. , worn, tired, more casual than would ever see him in public. (M- 35-45)

Camae - A beautiful, young, Black woman, who is a maid at the Lorraine. (F- 20s)

Production Staff


Miriam Bowden


Jerry Callistein


Eric Henry

Maryland State Arts Council

Supported in part by the Maryland State Arts Council ( and the Nora Roberts Foundation (

Nora Roberts Foundation
RLT logo and show logos since the 2017-18 season courtesy of
Stacy Kleber Design