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Kent State Pan-African Studies Department Presents "The Mountaintop"

The African Community Theatre at Kent State University presents the regional premier of The Mountaintop by Katori Hall. The Mountaintop is a fictional depiction of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s last night on earth set entirely in Room 306 of the Lorraine Motel on the eve of his assassination on April 4, 1968.

The Mountaintop will be performed in the Department of Pan-African Studies’ African Community Theatre from Sept. 25 to 27 and Sept. 30 to Oct. 4. Wednesday through Saturday performances are at 8 p.m., and Sunday performances are at 2 p.m. The Mountaintop is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.

The African Community Theatre is located at 225 Terrace Drive, in Ritchie Hall, Room 230.

Cost: Full-time undergraduate Kent State University students at the Kent Campus are admitted for free with proper ID. Kent State faculty and staff as well as Kent State Alumni Association members tickets are $15, and seniors (60+) are $13. Non-Kent State students with a valid ID are $10.

Media Contact: Michael Oatman,, 216-253-1656