Production highlights finals hours of the life of Martin Luther King Jr.

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"Last Night As King: The Final 24 Hours of the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr." looks at the last hours leading up to MLK's death. (WLS)

This year will mark the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's death.

The iconic civil rights leader was shot and killed on April 4, 1968.

Saturday night, a live theatre production will look back on the hours leading up to Dr. King's death.

The writer and director of the production, Maurice Proffit, joined ABC7 to talk about "Last Night As King."

Event: Last Night As King: The Final 24 Hours of the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Date: Feb 24, 2018
Hours: 6:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Address: Prairie Center for the Arts: 201 Schaumburg Ct, Schaumburg, IL 60193
Admission/ Ticket Prices: $10
Tickets: Tickets are on sale at bsideproduction.com
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