A gripping reimagination of events the night before the assassination of the civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On April 3, 1968, after delivering one of his most memorable speeches, an exhausted Dr. King retires to his room at the Lorraine Motel while a storm rages outside. When a mysterious stranger arrives with some surprising news, King is forced to confront his destiny and his legacy to his people.

June 10 – 19, 2021
RLT’s Louise “Scottie” Stephenson Amphitheatre

By Katori Hall
Directed by Phillip Bernard Smith

View the photos by Bill Reaves


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Christopher Bailey
Camae: Daphne Trevathan