The Mountaintop- Play Review

We went to see this play in the capital one slushy January afternoon. We were in the building two hours and we came out our faces dirty with dried tears.
We had seen The Mountaintop, an imagining of Martin Luther King Jr.’s last night in a Memphis hotel room before he was assassinated on April 4, 1968, written by Katori Hall and performed by the Trinity Repertory Company. The play has only two characters: Dr. King, and Camae, a maid, sent by the hotel to deliver his late-night coffee.
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Butterfield’s Koffee Haus: A Revival

For as long as it has been around, the Central Residential Area has been home to many of the most creative and artistic students at UMass. Van Meter and Butterfield are two of the biggest residential halls that are focused on housing students interested in the Humanities and Fine Arts subjects, and they provide a number of ways for students to express their skills. In an attempt to encourage students to create a lively community where they can share their talents with others, Butterfield Hall has organized Koffee Haus- a café night of creative expressions. Continue reading