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It’s hardly a shocking revelation that Martin Luther King might have occasionally had smelly feet, but playwright Katori Hall has the civil rights leader wave his hand over his shoes early on, as a signal that she’s not afraid to puncture King’s mystique. By the end of the 90-minute play, that mystique—depending on your reading of the material—may or may not have been restored.
Here’s my Vita.mn review of the Guthrie Theater’s presentation of The Mountaintop.

It’s hardly a shocking revelation that Martin Luther King might have occasionally had smelly feet, but playwright Katori Hall has the civil rights leader wave his hand over his shoes early on, as a signal that she’s not afraid to puncture King’s mystique. By the end of the 90-minute play, that mystique—depending on your reading of the material—may or may not have been restored.

Here’s my Vita.mn review of the Guthrie Theater’s presentation of The Mountaintop.

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