Throughout the run of The Mountaintop, CENTERSTAGE encourages audiences to join the conversation with a series of pre- and post-show discussions. These events will take place on performances scheduled with the regular AfterThoughts Series, but will be enhanced by pre-show conversations and special post-show guest speakers from civic organizers continuing Dr. King's legacy of advocacy and activism within our own community. Events begin tonight, Thursday, January 24, and continue throughout the run.
ForeWords: Pre-show, join members of the CENTERSTAGE staff for a conversation about the play, held in the back of The Head Theater. ForeWords conversations will be held on the same performance dates as AfterThoughts.
AfterThoughts: Post-show discussions with members of the CENTERSTAGE Artistic staff and special community guests.
January 27 at 2 pm performance
United Workers Association & The Baltimore Algebra Project
January 31 at 7 performance
Maryland Immigrant Rights Coalition
February 3 at 2 pm performance
Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle
February 7 at 7 pm performance
Occupy Our Homes & Occupy 4 Jobs
The Mountaintop, by Katori Hall and directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah, is sponsored by Northrop Grumman, with additional support from Legg Mason and Miles and Stockbridge. Performance run through Sunday, February 24, and tickets can be ordered online at www.centerstage.org/mountaintop, or by calling 410.332.0033.
CENTERSTAGE, the State Theater of Maryland, celebrates its 50th Anniversary Season in 2012-13. The professional, nonprofit company serves as a local hub and national leader for provocative, entertaining theater and as a catalyst for conversation in the community. Each year, a broad range of productions in two intimate performance spaces attracts a highly diverse audience of more than 100,000 people-including more than 8,000 fiercely loyal members. Under the leadership of acclaimed playwright, actor, and director Kwame Kwei-Armah (Artistic Director) and national arts leader Stephen Richard (Managing Director), CENTERSTAGE enters its 50th year with a renewed dedication to the production of world-class theater in the heart of Baltimore.