poster image: The MountaintopA UWindsor drama grad is directing a production of the award-winning drama “The Mountaintop” at London’s Grand Theatre.

Alum directs play on leadership and legacy

UWindsor drama grad Nigel Shawn Williams (BFA 1990) directs a production of The Mountaintop, a re-imagining of the last night of Martin Luther King Jr. at the Grand Theatre through February 27.

Playwright Katori Hall won the 2010 Olivier Award for best new play for her work, dramatically recounting the final hours of Dr. King’s life in the Lorraine Motel, Memphis, on April 3, 1968.

The Grand Theatre is located at 471 Richmond Street in London and offers a special admission price for educational organizations. To inquire, contact sales manager Monica Hodgson at or 519-672-9030, ext. 291.