Kenny Leon and Jasmine Guy bring Award-Winning play 'Mountaintop' to Southwest Arts Center

Southwest Arts Center has been announced as the location of Kenny Leon's play "Mountaintop".

Kenny Leon and his True Color's Theatre Company has just announced it will bring the play 'Mountaintop' to Atlanta via Southwest Arts Center as its next production.  The theatre company is just starting its last week of the production "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" at the Rialto Center for the Arts.

'Mountaintop' made its debut on Broadway with Samuel Jackson and Angela Bassett as the stars, and this time it will be directed by southwest Atlanta native, Jasmine Guy.

True Colors' 2012-13 season, revealed exclusively in the AJC on Tuesday, also will include: August Wilson's "Two Trains Running," Feb. 12-March 10, 2013, at Southwest Arts Center; and "Shakin' the Rafters," written and directed by David Bell, July 9-Aug. 4, 2013, at 14th Street Playhouse. Tickets should go on sale in August.

'Mountaintop' is a fictional tale about what Martin Luther King Jr.'s last night on this earth may have been like.  It is scheduled to play here at the Southwest Arts Center from Nov. 13-Dec. 16.


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