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MLK actor seeks audience of ‘the world’ at Capital Rep

Brandon Jones and Liz Morgan star in “The Mountaintop,” a fictional take on the last evening of Martin Luther King Jr.’s life. It opens in previews at Cap Rep on Friday.
Brandon Jones and Liz Morgan star in “The Mountaintop,” a fictional take on the last evening of Martin Luther King Jr.’s life. It opens in previews at Cap Rep on Friday.
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Brandon Jones hopes to see a few black faces in the crowd during the performance of “The Mountaintop,” but mostly he’ll be happy to just see faces, and plenty of them. “Martin Luther King is not just a figure in black history,” said Jones, who plays the slain civil rights leader in Katori Hall’s 2011 play “The Mountaintop,” beginning Friday at Capital Repertory Theatre. “He’s a figure in history, regardless of color. So I’ll be ...


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