“The Mountaintop” at Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte has special resonance for two reasons. It delves into the pathos and jokiness in Katori Hall’s script and it comes near the 50th anniversary of the assination of Martin Luther King Jr.
The ailing teen romance genre is a rite of passage for many young stars. Mandy Moore had "A Walk to Remember"; Shailene Woodley had "The Fault in Our Stars," and never forget the patient zero of these movies: the '70s cancer tearjerker "Love Story."
It continues to be a good month for singers from around the Charlotte area on "The Voice" and "American Idol," as Shannon O'Hara of Mooresville, Johnny White of Hickory and Jaron Strom of Charlotte stay alive on their respective shows.