Seen and Heard December 12, 2011

Seen and Heard December 12, 2011

Seen on Broadway: I have been to The Mountaintop, but I’m not entirely sure what I saw from up there. Katori Hall’s play is one part bio-show, with Martin Luther King (Samuel L. Jackson) ruminating on aspects of his life and times in his Memphis hotel room as the rain comes down outside. And it’s one part something I could never get a fix on, as an overeager hotel maid, Camae (Angela Bassett), alternately charms and upbraids him, then reveals a heavenly agenda. Turns out that we’re seeing the

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