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The Mountaintop

By Katori Hall
Directed by Eric J. Little
Suzi Recommended

After delivering his memorable I’ve Been to the Mountaintop speech, civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. retires to his room at the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis and orders a cup of coffee. When Camae, the mysterious maid with a much greater mission in mind arrives, THE MOUNTAINTOP re-imagines Dr. King’s last night on earth. This magical encounter filled with humor and history informs his destiny and legacy.


Strong Language

Running Time:
105 minutes. There is no intermission.

The Mountaintop is a part of the

Peach State Federal Credit Union Signature Series Logo

January 12–February 12, 2017

Tuesday–Saturday at 8:00pm
Saturday & Sunday at 2:30pm
Tickets $20–$55

Wednesday Discount Matinee
February 1 at 10:00am
Tickets from $16

Sold Out:1/28 at 2:30pm

Educational Collaborator

Georgia Gwinnett College

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and Fox5’s GoodDay Atlanta


LOBBY ART EXHIBIT: Central Gwinnett High Art Students

From portraits to landscapes to what’s inside the refrigerator, this show exhibiting art works from Central Gwinnett High School represents the many different points-of-view of its students.


“Untitled”, Fatou Mbodj

THE MOUNTAINTOP: A Candid Conversation


On Saturday, February 4th the Aurora Theatre in partnership with Gwinnett County Community Outreach office will host a community conversation following the The Mountaintop. In the closing of his Mountain speech, Dr. King talked about his vision of seeing the “promised land.” Did you know that Gwinnett’s history includes a “Promised Land”? This historical piece of land, now owned by the Livseys, a prominent African American Family in Gwinnett, is nurtured in the Snellville/Centerville area of Gwinnett County and has a unique story of its emergence in the 1800s until now. Attend the community conversation featuring Dorethia Livsey who will give an account and historical perspective of the Promise Land and what it means for current and future generations.
This community conversation will be moderated by Tyisha Fernandes, with Channel 2 action news and will feature a Q&A. The event will start at 5pm and is free and open to the public. A light reception will follow.

5 Questions with Neal Ghant
An Interview with Neah Ghant, star of The Mountaintop by Diamond Do’zia. Read the Interview.


at McRay’s Tavern on the Square,
immediately following the performance.

100 N Perry St
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

taco-tuesday_logo_finTACO TUESDAY!
Free taco samples on Tuesdays from 7:00–8:00pm prior to our Mainstage performance.

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The popular (and FREE) wine tasting in the lobby before ALL Wednesday evening performances from 6:30–8:00pm.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Neal Ghant*
Camae Cynthia D. Barker*
Production Staff
Producing Artistic Director Anthony Rodriguez
Associate Producer Ann Carol Pence
Director Eric J. Little
Resident Stage Manager Katie Chambers*
Set Designer Isabel Curley-Clay & Moriah Curley-Clay
Sound Designer Thom Jenkins
Lighting Designer Andre C. Allen
Projection Designer Bobby Johnston
Costume Designer Isabel Curley-Clay & Moriah Curley-Clay
Props Designer Trevor Carrier
Assistant Stage Manager Caroline Grace Caldwell
Company Manager Katie Pelkey
Technical Director Rob Sturgess
Assistant Technical Director Lauren Robinson
Scenic Painter Sarah Thomson
Running Crew Elliott Folds
Running Crew Diamond Do’zia
Running Crew Jenise Cook
Running Crew Kevin Davis