Grammy Award-winning saxophonist and Tony Award nominee Branford Marsalis (Fences) has joined the creative team as composer of original music for the upcoming Broadway premiere of the new play The Mountaintop.
In a joint statement, producers Jean Doumanian and Sonia Friedman said, “Branford Marsalis is a singular voice in music today. We are thrilled knowing that he will enrich this very special play with what promises to be an extraordinary contribution.”
As previously reported, Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Angela Bassett will portray Camae opposite the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. of Academy Award nominee Samuel L. Jackson in the Broadway debut of The Mountaintop.
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