Mark Twain News

Also Credited As: Samuel Clemens
 
Date Of Birth:
November 30, 1835
Date Of Death:
April 21, 1910 (74)
Birth Place:
Florida, MO, USA
Gender: Male
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Mark Twain News

Date of Birth: November 30, 1835
Date of Death: April 21, 1910 (74)
Birth Place: Florida, MO, USA
Gender: Male
Carol Burnett Honored & More on Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEENCarol Burnett Honored & More on Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5:30 p.m. on NJTV, 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN and 7 p.m. on WLIW21. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The Royal Players and Middlebrooks Electric are excited to announce the upcoming production of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer the Broadway Musical, based on the novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer written by Mark Twain. The Royal Players will present this classic story on April 20th-23rd and April 27th-30th at The Royal Theatre at 111 S. Market St. in Benton. (more...)

BWW Review: Jay Leno Tells Jokes at the Kennedy CenterBWW Review: Jay Leno Tells Jokes at the Kennedy Center
by Roger Catlin - Mar 20, 2017

What would have happened if Jay Leno were still hosting 'The Tonight Show' today? (more...)

LIGHTS OUT, SKELETON CREW and More Set for People's Light's 2017-18 SeasonLIGHTS OUT, SKELETON CREW and More Set for People's Light's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The 2017-2018 Season at People's Light features iconic and intimate stories of heroism and hope, rebellion and romance. (more...)

Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy to Bring 'We've Been Thinking' Tour to BoiseJeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy to Bring 'We've Been Thinking' Tour to Boise
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

RFD -TV is teaming up with superstar comedians Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy to bring the We've Been Thinking Tour to Boise, ID. (more...)

DYLAN BRODY'S DRIVING HOLLYWOOD to Launch Tour at Chicago's Apollo TheaterDYLAN BRODY'S DRIVING HOLLYWOOD to Launch Tour at Chicago's Apollo Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Blue Panther Productions presents award winning humorist Dylan Brody in his new solo show 'Dylan Brody's Driving Hollywood' starting at Chicago's Apollo Theater May 3 running thru May 20. Nancy Carlin directs. (more...)

RAISIN/ROSEDALE Documentary to Explore Gentrification at 2017 Queens World Film FestivalRAISIN/ROSEDALE Documentary to Explore Gentrification at 2017 Queens World Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

'Raisin/Rosedale,' a unique documentary film produced by LaGuardia Community College exploring the history of racial issues throughout the U.S., has been selected for the 2017 Queens World Film Festival, where it will be shown this Friday, March 17th at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Opens IN THE HEIGHTS and Adds PerformancesFulton Theatre Opens IN THE HEIGHTS and Adds Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

 The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre adds five performances to the existing run of In The Heights as presales break records. Added performances include Sunday, March 19 at 7:30 pm, Thursday, March 23 at 2:00 pm, Sunday, April 2 at 7:30 pm, Monday, April 3 at 7:30 pm and Tuesday, April 4 at 7:30 pm. In The Heights must close April 4. (more...)

The BAD BOY Comes Home to Strawbery Banke Museum, 3/31 - 4/9The BAD BOY Comes Home to Strawbery Banke Museum, 3/31 - 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Pontine Theatre presents its original staging of  The Story of a Bad Boy by Thomas Bailey Aldrich.  This classic story of a boy's adventures takes place in the semi-fictional town of Rivermouth (Portsmouth NH).  The production is underwritten by Optima Bank & Trust.  Performances take place  at Strawbery Banke Museum (14 Hancock Street) on Friday March 31 @7pm, Saturday April 1 & 8 @4pm, and Sunday April 2 & 9 @2pm. Tickets ($24) may be purchased online at www.pontine.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door a half-hour prior to each show, based on availability.  With an innovative use of puppetry and projected images, Pontine Co-Artistic Directors, Greg Gathers and Marguerite Mathews, tell the autobiographical story of a lively boy and his companions in mid-19th century Portsmouth, where Aldrich was sent to live under the watchful eyes of his grandfather. Aldrich's boyhood home, now part of Strawbery Banke Museum, will be open to audience members following each performance.   (more...)

Red Bull Theater Continues Their 2016-'17 Season with New York Premiere of  David Ives's THE METROMANIACSRed Bull Theater Continues Their 2016-'17 Season with New York Premiere of David Ives's THE METROMANIACS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) today announced the cast for their next Revelation Reading on Monday March 20th (7:30pm) at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street): David Ives's THE METROMANIACS, adapted from Alexis Piron's La Metromanie, directed by Craig Baldwin. Christian Conn, Carson Elrod, Peter Kybart, Adam LeFevre, Amelia Pedlow, Tony Roach, and Dina Thomas will be featured.  Tickets are available at www.redbulltheater.com or by phone at (212) 352-3101.   (more...)

SPACE on Ryder Farm Announces Lineup for 2017 Working Farm Reading SeriesSPACE on Ryder Farm Announces Lineup for 2017 Working Farm Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

SPACE on Ryder Farm, a non-profit artist residency program located on Ryder Farm, an idyllic 221 year-old working organic farm in Brewster, NY, announces its lineup for the 2017 Working Farm Reading Series to be held at Playwrights Horizons in New York City April 3-7, 2017. All readings are free, and farm-fresh bites inspired by the plays and prepared by SPACE chefs will be served at each reading. (more...)

Casting and Production Crew Announced for THE LIARCasting and Production Crew Announced for THE LIAR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Casting has been announced for The Liar, David Ives's "translaptation" of Pierre Corneille's 1643 farce of the same name, according to Ed Rutherford, the Promethean Theatre Ensemble artistic associate who is directing the production. The title character, Dorante, a charming young man who cannot tell the truth, will be played by Josh Hambrock. Dorante's love interest Clarice (who he believes to be named Lucrece, the name of her friend who will be played by Katherine Schwartz) will be played by ensemble member Meghann Tabor. (more...)

Robert Dubac's THE BOOK OF MORON Off Broadway HitRobert Dubac's THE BOOK OF MORON Off Broadway Hit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Returning to the North Coast Repertory stage on March 20th and 21st 2017 is Robert Dubac's Off-Broadway solo hit, THE BOOK OF MORON.  This comedy show has been described as one of the most "Hilarious," "Intelligent" and "Scorching" satirical attacks on idiocracy since Mark Twain. (And "idiocracy" isn't even a word. How dumb is that?) Combining theatre with stand-up Dubac buckles us up for a fast-paced joy ride over the pot-holed highways of cultural hypocrisy. (more...)

Players Guild of Leonia to Present THE COMEDIA: THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPERPlayers Guild of Leonia to Present THE COMEDIA: THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Players Guild of Leonia continues its long tradition of fun enjoyable Children's Theater that provides a local family event to be enjoyed by all. (more...)

BWW Review: GEM OF THE OCEAN at Metropolitan Ensemble TheatreBWW Review: GEM OF THE OCEAN at Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre
by Alan Portner - Mar 1, 2017

Part allegory, part realism, play transports audience to early 20th century. (more...)

New Hampshire Theatre Project's Senior Rep Will Bring Hilarity to Portsmouth in IS HE DEAD?New Hampshire Theatre Project's Senior Rep Will Bring Hilarity to Portsmouth in IS HE DEAD?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

New Hampshire Theatre Project's Youth Repertory Company will present Is He Dead?, a hilarious farce by Mark Twain and David Ives, on March 17-26, 2017 at West End Studio Theatre in Portsmouth, NH. (more...)

FREDERICK DOUGLASS NOW and RODNEY KING Return to Bootleg TheaterFREDERICK DOUGLASS NOW and RODNEY KING Return to Bootleg Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Award-winning actor, writer and director Roger Guenveur Smith announced today that he will be performing two of his critically acclaimed and award-winning one-man shows FREDERICK DOUGLASS NOW and RODNEY KING in March at Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles.  (more...)

Dramatic Repertory Company Presents VENUS IN FURDramatic Repertory Company Presents VENUS IN FUR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Dramatic Repertory Company (Keith Powell Beyland, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce a Portland Premiere production of VENUS IN FUR by David Ives. The show will run for 9 performances only, March 2 - 12, 2017 at the Studio Theatre at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Avenue, Portland, Maine. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Opens the Topical and Pulitzer Prize-Winning DISGRACEDFulton Theatre Opens the Topical and Pulitzer Prize-Winning DISGRACED
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre continues its 2016/2017 Ellen Arnold Groff Studio Series with the gripping Disgraced in the Tell Studio Theatre. The Ayad Akhtar drama runs through March 12 with #FridayNightConversations after each Friday Night performance. (more...)

The Rose's HUCK FINN is an American Classic with Modern RelevanceThe Rose's HUCK FINN is an American Classic with Modern Relevance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The classic American novel about life on the Mississippi finds a new voice in The Rose Theater's production of Huck Finn, playing February 24 - March 12. The 70-minute production based on the Mark Twain classic addresses issues of inequality that feel as relevant today as in the Civil War time period when the story takes place. (more...)

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