Berry To Join Jackson On The Mountaintop

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July 16, 2010 | 8:50pm EST

Halle Berry will make her Broadway debut opposite her Jungle Feverco-star Samuel L. Jackson in Katori Hall’s acclaimed play The Mountaintop.

The Oscar winner will play a hotel maid who delivers a meal to U.S. civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. on the evening before he’s assassinated on 3 April, 1968.

Jackson will play King.

The play, which is set in Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, comes to Broadway after wowing London audiences.