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  • Samuel Clemens

  • Date Of Birth:
    November 30, 1835
    Date Of Death:
    April 21, 1910 (74)
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    Florida, MO, USA
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    George Carlin Website to Relaunch with New, Rare RecordingsGeorge Carlin Website to Relaunch with New, Rare Recordings
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

    According to Variety, George Carlin's estate will be relaunching his website on March 27, including previously unreleased or rare audio recordings. (more...)

    WAKE UP with BWW 3/25/2015 - CLINTON THE MUSICAL Starts Its Campaign and More!WAKE UP with BWW 3/25/2015 - CLINTON THE MUSICAL Starts Its Campaign and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Mar 25, 2015

    Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: CLINTON THE MUSICAL starts its campaign off-Broadway tonight and more! (more...)

    2015 New York Hot Jazz Fest to Kick Off May 32015 New York Hot Jazz Fest to Kick Off May 3
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

    Following the success of the previous two festivals, the 3rd Annual New York Hot Jazz Festival -- produced by the impresario Michael 'Misha' Katsobashvili, performer Bria Skonberg, and composer/producer Patrick Soluri (of Prohibition Productions and The Salon) -- returns to The Players this year and promises some of the biggest stars of the Hot Jazz and swing scenes in a summit of uptown and downtown talent spanning three generations. (more...)

    Teen Playwright to Adapt Mark Twain's 'TOM SAWYER' for the Stage; Hoping for BroadwayTeen Playwright to Adapt Mark Twain's 'TOM SAWYER' for the Stage; Hoping for Broadway
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

    The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford, Connecticut announced today that seventeen-year-old Playwright-in-Residence Noah Altshuler will adapt Mark Twain's timeless classic, THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER, for the stage, with an eye towards Broadway. (more...)

    KC Rep to Stage World Premiere of STICKY TRAPS, 4/24-5/24KC Rep to Stage World Premiere of STICKY TRAPS, 4/24-5/24
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

    Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 50th anniversary season with Sticky Traps, a powerful new play by KC Rep's Playwright in Residence, Nathan Louis Jackson, Directed by Resident Director, Kyle Hatley. Sticky Traps focuses on a small town not far from Kansas City, where a mother protects her gay son's honor when his funeral is protested by a local church. Her actions have unintended consequences that will test her whole family - and the power of their love -- in the face of hate. The production begins Friday, April 24th and runs through Sunday, May 24th at Copaken Stage in downtown Kansas City. (more...)

    KINKY BOOTS, NEWSIES & More Set for Omaha Performing Arts' 10th Anniversary SeasonKINKY BOOTS, NEWSIES & More Set for Omaha Performing Arts' 10th Anniversary Season
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

    Omaha Performing Arts' 2015/2016 Season will include a celebration of the organization's 10th anniversary, Celebrate 10. Details on the festivities as well as the 15/16 Season were announced during a subscriber and patron event at the Holland Performing Arts Center on March 23. Special performances by cast members of Disney's NEWSIES and Celia Hottenstein and Eric Ruiz, who star as Christina and Raoul in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, were part of the announcement. The dance troupe BANDALOOP opened the event with an awe-inspiring aerial performance. (more...)

    'A CONNECTICUT YANKEE' Comes to West Cape May Elementary School This Month'A CONNECTICUT YANKEE' Comes to West Cape May Elementary School This Month
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

    On Tuesday, March 31 at 7:00p.m., this Mark Twain classic adapted by East Lynne Theater Company's artistic director, Gayle Stahlhuth, will be performed by students at West Cape May Elementary School, 301 Moore Street, under Stahlhuth's direction. (more...)

    Annual Women Playwrights Series at Centenary Stage Company Launches with FUTURAMA, 4/8Annual Women Playwrights Series at Centenary Stage Company Launches with FUTURAMA, 4/8
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

    The 23nd annual Women Playwrights Series at the Centenary Stage Company will launch on April 8 with "Futurama", by Samantha Charlip, presented at 7:30 PM in the Lackland Center. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: JACK LEMMON RETURNS is One Touch of Terrific!BWW Reviews: JACK LEMMON RETURNS is One Touch of Terrific!
    by Cary Ginell - Mar 18, 2015

    In JACK LEMMON RETURNS, the legendary actor's son Chris takes the audience through highlights of his father's career. There is, of course, lots of laughter but also poignant moments about the elder Lemmon's total preoccupation with his career, to the detriment of his satellite family's relationship with him. (more...)

    East Lynne to Host THEATER: AS AMERICAN AS APPLE PIE, 3/28East Lynne to Host THEATER: AS AMERICAN AS APPLE PIE, 3/28
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

    Kliewer, who served as artistic director from 1980-1998, wrote, 'In almost any other civilized country in the world, audiences can see performances drawn from the 16th century -- even farther back in some countries. But no other company in the United States is attempting to revive plays and entertainments of our own past.' (more...)

    David Turner to Lead BUYER & CELLAR at The Old GlobeDavid Turner to Lead BUYER & CELLAR at The Old Globe
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

    The Old Globe today announced that Broadway veteran David Turner (On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Arcadia, Sunday in the Park with George) will star in Jonathan Tolins's (The Twilight of the Golds) acclaimed Off Broadway hit Buyer & Cellar, directed by Ron Lagomarsino (The Last Night of Ballyhoo, My Favorite Year, 'Homefront,' 'Ravenswood'). (more...)

    Lily Tomlin Coming to Capitol Center for the Arts, 4/24Lily Tomlin Coming to Capitol Center for the Arts, 4/24
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

    Don't miss an unforgettable evening of fun and sidesplitting laughter at the Capitol Center for the Arts with Grammy, Tony and Emmy Award-winner Lily Tomlin on Friday April 24, at 8pm. You don't want to miss this warm and uniquely affecting experience filled with comical insights and wildly, witty observations about the human condition. (more...)

    The Acting Company's MACBETH and 'KING ARTHUR'S COURT' Coming to the Pearl Next MonthThe Acting Company's MACBETH and 'KING ARTHUR'S COURT' Coming to the Pearl Next Month
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

    Margot Harley, producer of The Acting Company, has announced the Company's New York Season in conjunction with its 42nd National Tour. (more...)

    Photo Flash: CHURCHILL's Ronald Keaton Makes Special Appearance at The Players ClubPhoto Flash: CHURCHILL's Ronald Keaton Makes Special Appearance at The Players Club
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

    The Players Club presented a very special event on March 3rd featuring a performance and conversation with Ronald Keaton, star and author of Off-Broadway's newest hit CHURCHILL. The evening was moderated by CHURCHILL's assistant director Tricia McDermott and culminated in a spirited Q&A with the audience. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

    MARK TWAIN TONIGHT! Coming to Marcus Center, 4/20MARK TWAIN TONIGHT! Coming to Marcus Center, 4/20
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

    The Marcus Center Presents series will bring Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight! for one night only on Monday, April 20 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $34-$54 and are subject to change. Tickets are on sale now at the Marcus Center Box Office at 929 North Water Street, Downtown Milwaukee, by phone at 414-273-7206 or online at MarcusCenter.org or Ticketmaster.com. Groups 10 or more call Group Sales at 414-273-7121 ext. 210 or 213. (more...)

    Centenary Stage Company to Premiere THEN CAME EACH ACTORCentenary Stage Company to Premiere THEN CAME EACH ACTOR
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

    Centenary Stage Company presents the world premiere of Randall Duk Kim and Anne Occhiogrosso starring in "Then Came Each Actor," a celebration of and tribute to the legendary actors and actresses of the great classical stage tradition -- Sarah Siddons, Henry Irving, Julia Marlowe, Edwin Booth, Sarah Bernhardt, Eleonora Duse, Paul Robeson, Morris Carnovsky and Phoebe Brand -- whose body of work and lives on and off the stage have inspired Kim and Occhiogrosso for over four decades. (more...)

    William H. Benson Releases THE PARALLEL LIVES OF NOBEL AMERICAN RELIGIOUS THINKERS VS. BELIEVERSWilliam H. Benson Releases THE PARALLEL LIVES OF NOBEL AMERICAN RELIGIOUS THINKERS VS. BELIEVERS
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

    STERLING, Colo. (more...)

    Bailiwick Chicago to Stage MURDER BALLAD This SpringBailiwick Chicago to Stage MURDER BALLAD This Spring
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

    Bailiwick Chicago will conclude its 2014-15 season with the Chicago premiere of the intense off-Broadway rock musical MURDER BALLAD, conceived by and with book and lyrics by Julia Jordan, music and lyrics by Juliana Nash, directed and choreographed by James Beaudry with musical direction by Nicholas Davio. MURDER BALLAD will play April 2 - May 9, 2015 at the Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

    Dana Ivey, Dakin Matthews Lead The Acting Company's Staged Reading of THE CRADLE SONG TonightDana Ivey, Dakin Matthews Lead The Acting Company's Staged Reading of THE CRADLE SONG Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

    The Cradle Song, Gregorio Martinez Sierra's tale of a child left at a conventand the extraordinary impact that has on the lives of the nuns, will be presented as a staged reading by The Acting Company at 7 pm tonight, March 9th at the Pearl Theater, 555 West 42nd Street (10th - 11thAvenues). (more...)

    Norbert Leo Butz and Caissie Levy to Join Jason Robert Brown at SubCulture Next WeekNorbert Leo Butz and Caissie Levy to Join Jason Robert Brown at SubCulture Next Week
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

    A new concert series curated by the renowned Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist, conductor, and director, Jason Robert Brown. Each unique performance will incorporate an eclectic mix of material, featuring music from throughout his acclaimed career, along with new works in development. This concert, set for March 13, 2015 at SubCulture, will feature Norbert Leo Butz* (Big Fish, Wicked) and Caissie Levy* (Ghost The Musical, Hair). (more...)

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