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  • Samuel Clemens

  • Date Of Birth:
    November 30, 1835
    Date Of Death:
    April 21, 1910 (74)
    Birth Place:
    Florida, MO, USA
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    KPFK Radio's Arts in Reviews' Holiday Drama Marathon Begins 12/23KPFK Radio's Arts in Reviews' Holiday Drama Marathon Begins 12/23
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

    KPFK Radio's Arts in Review, Los Angeles's longest-running radio showcase on live theater and cabaret, presents its annual Holiday Drama Marathon, featuring the AIR Repertory Players under the direction of Irene Arranga, highlighted by the premiere of the Chanukah special, Dreidels and Donuts by Lynne Kadish and The Christmas Eve Truce, performed 100 years after the original World War I battlefield truce. (more...)

    Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Dallas AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards
    by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

    Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Dallas Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

    7th House Theater's JONAH AND THE WHALE: A NEW MUSICAL Begins Tonight at the Guthrie7th House Theater's JONAH AND THE WHALE: A NEW MUSICAL Begins Tonight at the Guthrie
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

    The Guthrie Theater presents the 7th House Theater production of Jonah and the Whale: A New Musical, a reimagining of the familiar Old Testament tale, set to original bluegrass and folk music. (more...)

    Sean Mathias Joins Creative Team of THE EXORCIST; Play Heading for Broadway?Sean Mathias Joins Creative Team of THE EXORCIST; Play Heading for Broadway?
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

    BroadwayWorld has just learned that a stage version of The Exorcist is currently in the works, and Tony nominee Sean Mathias is on board to direct the project. The play, adapted by John Pielmeier, enjoyed a run at Los Angeles' Geffen Playhouse in 2012, starring Richard Chamberlain and Brooke Shields. Production details have not yet been announced. (more...)

    IS HE DEAD? Comes to Life at Hale Centre Theatre on New Year's EveIS HE DEAD? Comes to Life at Hale Centre Theatre on New Year's Eve
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

    ?Hale Centre Theatre (HCT) is ringing in the New Year with the long-lost production of Is He Dead? written by American author Mark Twain. The play was "rediscovered" in a drawer of Twain's forgotten works at the University of California at Berkeley in 2001. It has since appeared on Broadway and will hit HCT's stage Wednesday, December 31, 2014, through Saturday, February 7, 2015. (more...)

    Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards - K. Rea Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards - K. Rea Leads!
    by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

    Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Dallas Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

    'HOLMES AND CARTER', STRICTLY DISHONORABLE and More Set for East Lynne Theater's 35th Season'HOLMES AND CARTER', STRICTLY DISHONORABLE and More Set for East Lynne Theater's 35th Season
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

    ?The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company announces its 2015 Cape May Mainstage Season. This is ELTC's 35th year of delighting audiences with classic gems, a world premiere, and radio-style productions. The theme for 2015 is 'Unexpected Encounters." (more...)

    Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards - Adam Anderson Leads!Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards - Adam Anderson Leads!
    by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2014

    Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Dallas Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

    Jay Leno to Appear at the Dr. Phillips Center This March; Tickets on Sale This FridayJay Leno to Appear at the Dr. Phillips Center This March; Tickets on Sale This Friday
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

    The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces that tickets for Jay Leno will go on sale December 5, 2014. (more...)

    WNYC's Leonard Lopate to Host JOY TO THE PEARL Benefit Performance Next MonthWNYC's Leonard Lopate to Host JOY TO THE PEARL Benefit Performance Next Month
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014

    On Sunday, December 7, The Pearl Theatre Company will present a one night only benefit performance of holiday readings, radio plays, and music hosted by WNYC's Leonard Lopate at the theatre company's home on 42nd Street. The special event will include selections of stories from Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, O. Henry, and many more performed by Members of The Pearl's Resident Acting Company including Dominic Cuskern, Jolly Abraham, Dan Daily (currently starring in Major Barbara), Chris Mixon, Carol Schultz and Brad Heberlee. Performing alongside Mr. Lopate and the Company will be the musical duo of Gelber & Manning, providing early jazz standards from Old New York. (more...)


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    Pontine Theatre to Present A NEW ENGLAND CHRISTMAS, 12/12-14Pontine Theatre to Present A NEW ENGLAND CHRISTMAS, 12/12-14
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

    Pontine Theatre presents it's original production, A New England Christmas, underwritten by Chris Dwyer & Michael Huxtable. Pontine's Artistic Directors, Marguerite Mathews and Greg Gathers, perform a selection of Christmas stories and poems by New England authors, including Mary Wilkins Freeman, William Dean Howells, Sarah Orne Jewett, Ogden Nash and more. The show combines lively storytelling and charming Victorian-style Toy Theatre Figures along with seasonal music. These charming holiday tales - in addition to holiday punch and cookies - are sure to put you in the Christmas spirit! Performances are offered Friday @7:30, Saturday @4 & Sunday @2. Tickets are $24 and may be purchased online at www.pontine.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door (check & cash only) a half-hour prior to each performance, based on availability. Pontine's West End Studio Theatre is located at 959 Islington Street, Portsmouth NH. Contact Pontine: info@pontine.org / 603-436-6660. (more...)

    2014 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards Update 11/25 - Adam Anderson in Lead!2014 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards Update 11/25 - Adam Anderson in Lead!
    by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 25, 2014

    Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Dallas Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 25th. (more...)

    Three Dog Night, Muppet Movie Sing-a-Long, Dick Fox Doo Wop Extravaganza and More Set for Arcadia's 2015 SeasonThree Dog Night, Muppet Movie Sing-a-Long, Dick Fox Doo Wop Extravaganza and More Set for Arcadia's 2015 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

    Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation presents its second season at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center -- Three Dog Night on Saturday, January 10 at 8 pm; The Four Tops on Saturday, February 21 at 8 pm; Big Bad Voodoo Daddy on Friday, March 27 at 8 pm; The Muppet Movie Sing-a-Long on Saturday, May 16 at 2 pm and Dick Fox Doo Wop Extravaganza on Saturday, June 6 at 7 pm. This four concert season, and the additional attraction The Muppet Movie Sing-A-Long, is presented by the Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation and is a means of raising funds to support arts in the schools and maintain this new, state-of-the-art facility. (more...)

    East Lynne Theatre Company to Present CHRISTMAS IN WISCONSINEast Lynne Theatre Company to Present CHRISTMAS IN WISCONSIN
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

    "I wish't I knew someone to have a Christmas tree with," says Calliope Marsh to Mrs. Sykes in the small town of Friendship Village. At first, even Calliope doesn't know what she means by what she just said, but then her ideas take shape in the form of how to get the big tree in the center of town lit with electric lights for Christmas Eve. (more...)

    Billy Porter, Jesse L. Martin & More Set for The Acting Company's Gala TonightBilly Porter, Jesse L. Martin & More Set for The Acting Company's Gala Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

    Jesse L. Martin, Billy Porter, David Rockefeller, Jr., and Stephen DeRosa will salute NYU Tisch School of the Arts' Dean Emerita Mary Schmidt Campbell and Municipal Arts Society's President Vin Cipolla at The Acting Company's Gala tonight, November 17 at 360 Degrees Tribeca. (more...)

    'RED HOT PATRIOT', DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE and More Set for Cape May Stage's 2015 Theatre Season'RED HOT PATRIOT', DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE and More Set for Cape May Stage's 2015 Theatre Season
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

    ?Cape May Stage (CMS), Cape May's premiere professional not-for-profit Equity theatre, has announced its exciting 2015 Season. (more...)

    THE FRIDAY FIVE: TWAIN AND SHAW'S Brian Hill and Michael RoarkTHE FRIDAY FIVE: TWAIN AND SHAW'S Brian Hill and Michael Roark
    by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 14, 2014

    This week the spotlight falls on two actors who are sharing the stage in the Nashville premiere of 2012 First Night Honoree Chambers Stevens' Twain and Shaw Do Lunch, directed by veteran director Melissa Carelli: Brian Hill and Michael Roark, arguably two of Music City's finest actors, onstage together playing literary lions Mark Twain and George Bernard Shaw, respectively. (more...)

    January at The Houston Symphony Includes MUSICALLY SPEAKING WITH ANDRES, SUTTON FOSTER, and MoreJanuary at The Houston Symphony Includes MUSICALLY SPEAKING WITH ANDRES, SUTTON FOSTER, and More
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

    The Houston Symphony's January calendar starts the New Year with an impressive lineup of concerts including an intimate concert experience with commentary from Andres Orozco-Estrada. "Musically Speaking with Andres" begins with Shostakovich's Symphony No. 12, The Year 1917. On January 17-18, twin sisters Christina and Michelle Naughton will perform a masterful two-piano musical dialogue in Mozart and Shostakovich. (more...)

    FPAC to Present THE DIARIES OF ADAM AND EVE, 11/21-23FPAC to Present THE DIARIES OF ADAM AND EVE, 11/21-23
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

    Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC) presents The Diaries of Adam and Eve, a compelling exploration of the relationship between men and women as told through the lens of the world's first love story. The light-hearted dramatic comedy play by David Birney is an adaptation of the book by America's great humorist, Mark Twain. FPAC's production is directed by Nick Paone and stars Franklin's Charley and Mireille Eastman in the title roles. (more...)

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