The Mountaintop officially opened October 13th and in the clip below, Angela Bassett chats with Gayle King about the play, working with Sam Jackson and gives you a teaser performance of what to expect.

The play, written by Katori Hall, is directed by Tony Award-nominee Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun). You can catch a performance at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street) in New York.