Central Square Theater

Cambridge MA
Central Square Theater is a unique collaboration between two non-profit professional theater companies – The Nora Theatre Company (The Nora) and Underground Railway Theater (URT) – with a combined track record of 50 years of excellence in producing theater and educational programming for the Greater
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December 10, 2012 - 6:38pm "Lorraine Motel" Photograph by Matthew Clark. THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian January 10 - February 3, 2013 presented by Underground Railway Theater April 3, 1968. Having just delivered his magnificent oration “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” at Mason Temple in support of a sanitation workers’ strike, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. A maid comes to his door with coffee. An unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling him to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. “Underground Railway Theater has always been drawn to theater that responds to the moment. 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. What do we do to mark it? When the opportunity came to stage Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP, we seized it. We are excited about how audiences in London and New York have been both inspired and moved by this... read more
December 10, 2012 - 6:36pm "Lorraine Motel" Photograph by Matthew Clark. THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian January 10 - February 3, 2013 presented by Underground Railway Theater April 3, 1968. Having just delivered his magnificent oration “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” at Mason Temple in support of a sanitation workers’ strike, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. A maid comes to his door with coffee. An unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling him to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. “Underground Railway Theater has always been drawn to theater that responds to the moment. 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. What do we do to mark it? When the opportunity came to stage Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP, we seized it. We are excited about how audiences in London and New York have been both inspired and moved by this... read more
December 10, 2012 - 6:35pm "Lorraine Motel" Photograph by Matthew Clark. THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian January 10 - February 3, 2013 presented by Underground Railway Theater April 3, 1968. Having just delivered his magnificent oration “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” at Mason Temple in support of a sanitation workers’ strike, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. A maid comes to his door with coffee. An unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling him to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. “Underground Railway Theater has always been drawn to theater that responds to the moment. 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. What do we do to mark it? When the opportunity came to stage Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP, we seized it. We are excited about how audiences in London and New York have been both inspired and moved by this... read more
December 10, 2012 - 6:31pm "Lorraine Motel" Photograph by Matthew Clark. THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian January 10 - February 3, 2013 presented by Underground Railway Theater April 3, 1968. Having just delivered his magnificent oration “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” at Mason Temple in support of a sanitation workers’ strike, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. A maid comes to his door with coffee. An unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling him to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. “Underground Railway Theater has always been drawn to theater that responds to the moment. 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. What do we do to mark it? When the opportunity came to stage Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP, we seized it. We are excited about how audiences in London and New York have been both inspired and moved by this... read more
December 10, 2012 - 6:29pm "Lorraine Motel" Photograph by Matthew Clark. THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian January 10 - February 3, 2013 presented by Underground Railway Theater April 3, 1968. Having just delivered his magnificent oration “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” at Mason Temple in support of a sanitation workers’ strike, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. A maid comes to his door with coffee. An unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling him to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. “Underground Railway Theater has always been drawn to theater that responds to the moment. 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. What do we do to mark it? When the opportunity came to stage Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP, we seized it. We are excited about how audiences in London and New York have been both inspired and moved by this... read more
December 10, 2012 - 6:27pm "Lorraine Motel" Photograph by Matthew Clark. THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian January 10 - February 3, 2013 presented by Underground Railway Theater April 3, 1968. Having just delivered his magnificent oration “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” at Mason Temple in support of a sanitation workers’ strike, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. A maid comes to his door with coffee. An unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling him to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. “Underground Railway Theater has always been drawn to theater that responds to the moment. 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. What do we do to mark it? When the opportunity came to stage Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP, we seized it. We are excited about how audiences in London and New York have been both inspired and moved by this... read more
December 10, 2012 - 6:25pm "Lorraine Motel" Photograph by Matthew Clark. THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian January 10 - February 3, 2013 presented by Underground Railway Theater April 3, 1968. Having just delivered his magnificent oration “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” at Mason Temple in support of a sanitation workers’ strike, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. A maid comes to his door with coffee. An unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling him to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. “Underground Railway Theater has always been drawn to theater that responds to the moment. 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. What do we do to mark it? When the opportunity came to stage Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP, we seized it. We are excited about how audiences in London and New York have been both inspired and moved by this... read more
December 10, 2012 - 6:24pm "Lorraine Motel" Photograph by Matthew Clark. THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian January 10 - February 3, 2013 presented by Underground Railway Theater April 3, 1968. Having just delivered his magnificent oration “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” at Mason Temple in support of a sanitation workers’ strike, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. A maid comes to his door with coffee. An unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling him to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. “Underground Railway Theater has always been drawn to theater that responds to the moment. 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. What do we do to mark it? When the opportunity came to stage Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP, we seized it. We are excited about how audiences in London and New York have been both inspired and moved by this... read more
December 10, 2012 - 6:22pm "Lorraine Motel" Photograph by Matthew Clark. THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian January 10 - February 3, 2013 presented by Underground Railway Theater April 3, 1968. Having just delivered his magnificent oration “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” at Mason Temple in support of a sanitation workers’ strike, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. A maid comes to his door with coffee. An unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling him to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. “Underground Railway Theater has always been drawn to theater that responds to the moment. 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. What do we do to mark it? When the opportunity came to stage Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP, we seized it. We are excited about how audiences in London and New York have been both inspired and moved by this... read more
December 10, 2012 - 6:21pm "Lorraine Motel" Photograph by Matthew Clark. THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian January 10 - February 3, 2013 presented by Underground Railway Theater April 3, 1968. Having just delivered his magnificent oration “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” at Mason Temple in support of a sanitation workers’ strike, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. A maid comes to his door with coffee. An unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling him to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. “Underground Railway Theater has always been drawn to theater that responds to the moment. 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. What do we do to mark it? When the opportunity came to stage Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP, we seized it. We are excited about how audiences in London and New York have been both inspired and moved by this... read more
December 10, 2012 - 6:19pm "Lorraine Motel" Photograph by Matthew Clark. THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian January 10 - February 3, 2013 presented by Underground Railway Theater April 3, 1968. Having just delivered his magnificent oration “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” at Mason Temple in support of a sanitation workers’ strike, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. A maid comes to his door with coffee. An unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling him to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. “Underground Railway Theater has always been drawn to theater that responds to the moment. 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. What do we do to mark it? When the opportunity came to stage Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP, we seized it. We are excited about how audiences in London and New York have been both inspired and moved by this... read more
December 10, 2012 - 6:17pm "Lorraine Motel" Photograph by Matthew Clark. THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian January 10 - February 3, 2013 presented by Underground Railway Theater April 3, 1968. Having just delivered his magnificent oration “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” at Mason Temple in support of a sanitation workers’ strike, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. A maid comes to his door with coffee. An unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling him to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. “Underground Railway Theater has always been drawn to theater that responds to the moment. 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. What do we do to mark it? When the opportunity came to stage Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP, we seized it. We are excited about how audiences in London and New York have been both inspired and moved by this... read more
December 10, 2012 - 6:15pm "Lorraine Motel" Photograph by Matthew Clark. THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian January 10 - February 3, 2013 presented by Underground Railway Theater April 3, 1968. Having just delivered his magnificent oration “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” at Mason Temple in support of a sanitation workers’ strike, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. A maid comes to his door with coffee. An unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling him to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. “Underground Railway Theater has always been drawn to theater that responds to the moment. 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. What do we do to mark it? When the opportunity came to stage Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP, we seized it. We are excited about how audiences in London and New York have been both inspired and moved by this... read more
December 10, 2012 - 6:12pm "Lorraine Motel" Photograph by Matthew Clark. THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian January 10 - February 3, 2013 presented by Underground Railway Theater April 3, 1968. Having just delivered his magnificent oration “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” at Mason Temple in support of a sanitation workers’ strike, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. A maid comes to his door with coffee. An unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling him to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. “Underground Railway Theater has always been drawn to theater that responds to the moment. 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. What do we do to mark it? When the opportunity came to stage Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP, we seized it. We are excited about how audiences in London and New York have been both inspired and moved by this... read more
December 10, 2012 - 6:11pm "Lorraine Motel" Photograph by Matthew Clark. THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian January 10 - February 3, 2013 presented by Underground Railway Theater April 3, 1968. Having just delivered his magnificent oration “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” at Mason Temple in support of a sanitation workers’ strike, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. A maid comes to his door with coffee. An unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling him to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. “Underground Railway Theater has always been drawn to theater that responds to the moment. 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. What do we do to mark it? When the opportunity came to stage Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP, we seized it. We are excited about how audiences in London and New York have been both inspired and moved by this... read more
December 10, 2012 - 6:09pm "Lorraine Motel" Photograph by Matthew Clark. THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian January 10 - February 3, 2013 presented by Underground Railway Theater April 3, 1968. Having just delivered his magnificent oration “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” at Mason Temple in support of a sanitation workers’ strike, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. A maid comes to his door with coffee. An unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling him to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. “Underground Railway Theater has always been drawn to theater that responds to the moment. 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. What do we do to mark it? When the opportunity came to stage Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP, we seized it. We are excited about how audiences in London and New York have been both inspired and moved by this... read more
December 10, 2012 - 6:06pm "Lorraine Motel" Photograph by Matthew Clark. THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian January 10 - February 3, 2013 presented by Underground Railway Theater April 3, 1968. Having just delivered his magnificent oration “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” at Mason Temple in support of a sanitation workers’ strike, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. A maid comes to his door with coffee. An unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling him to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. “Underground Railway Theater has always been drawn to theater that responds to the moment. 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. What do we do to mark it? When the opportunity came to stage Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP, we seized it. We are excited about how audiences in London and New York have been both inspired and moved by this... read more
December 10, 2012 - 6:04pm "Lorraine Motel" Photograph by Matthew Clark. THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian January 10 - February 3, 2013 presented by Underground Railway Theater April 3, 1968. Having just delivered his magnificent oration “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” at Mason Temple in support of a sanitation workers’ strike, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. A maid comes to his door with coffee. An unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling him to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. “Underground Railway Theater has always been drawn to theater that responds to the moment. 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. What do we do to mark it? When the opportunity came to stage Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP, we seized it. We are excited about how audiences in London and New York have been both inspired and moved by this... read more
December 10, 2012 - 6:03pm "Lorraine Motel" Photograph by Matthew Clark. THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian January 10 - February 3, 2013 presented by Underground Railway Theater April 3, 1968. Having just delivered his magnificent oration “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” at Mason Temple in support of a sanitation workers’ strike, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. A maid comes to his door with coffee. An unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling him to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. “Underground Railway Theater has always been drawn to theater that responds to the moment. 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. What do we do to mark it? When the opportunity came to stage Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP, we seized it. We are excited about how audiences in London and New York have been both inspired and moved by this... read more
December 10, 2012 - 6:01pm "Lorraine Motel" Photograph by Matthew Clark. THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian January 10 - February 3, 2013 presented by Underground Railway Theater April 3, 1968. Having just delivered his magnificent oration “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” at Mason Temple in support of a sanitation workers’ strike, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. A maid comes to his door with coffee. An unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling him to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP is presented in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. “Underground Railway Theater has always been drawn to theater that responds to the moment. 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. What do we do to mark it? When the opportunity came to stage Katori Hall’s THE MOUNTAINTOP, we seized it. We are excited about how audiences in London and New York have been both inspired and moved by this... read more

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