Tavis Smiley & Marcus Roberts Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Proctors

November 1st, 2017, 11:00 am by Greg

PBS-TV talk show host and best-selling author Tavis Smiley and jazz pianist-composer Marcus Roberts have teamed up to bring the story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s final year to the stage with “Death of a King: A Live Theatrical Experience” at Proctors in Schenectady at 7:30pm on Thursday, January 18.

Based on Smiley’s book, “Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Final Year,” the multi-media stage production brings together elements of visual imagery and live music with eloquent prose, declaring the truth of the impact that one man’s integrity and strong faith in humanity had on the American people.

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Priced at $25.75–$55.75; VIP $125, tickets go on sale to the general public at 10am Friday (November 3).