Rockville Little Theatre

The Mountaintop

By Katori Hall

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

The Mountaintop

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.

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Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm
* Sunday Matinees at 2 pm

Cast of Characters

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Robert Smith


Zenia McPherson

Production Staff


Miriam Bowden


Jerry Callistein


Eric Henry

Assistant Director / Stage Manager

Carrie Edick

Lighting and Projection Designer

Steve Deming

Sound Designer

Chris Penick

The Mountaintop

The Mountaintop

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