Office of University Communications & Marketing

UNA Theatre to Present The Mountaintop

Jan. 10, 2018

By Bryan Rachal
University Communications


FLORENCE, Ala. –The Department of Entertainment Industry UNA Theatre will present Katori Hall’s,The Mountaintop, Feb. 23 and 24 at 7:30 p.m., and Feb. 25 at 2 p.m., in the George S. Lindsey Theatre.

Directed by Charlton James, M.F.A., UNA’s associate professor of Theatre, The Mountaintop is a fictional depiction of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.'s last night on earth. The entire play is set in room 306 of the Lorraine Motel on the eve of his assassination in 1968 after delivering his legendary “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech.  

General admission is $10 for adults and $5 for UNA students/faculty/staff/alumni.

Tickets can be purchased at the George S. Lindsey Box Office (Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.), online at or at the door.

For more information: the Department of Entertainment Industry at 256-765-4342



The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Sciences, and the Anderson College of Nursing. Occupying a 130-acre campus in a residential section of Florence, Alabama, UNA is located within a four-city area that also includes Tuscumbia, Sheffield and Muscle Shoals. UNA also operates a renowned collegiate athletic program in NCAA Division II's Gulf South Conference.  The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age or national origin.