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
MR. MARK TWAIN ANSWERS ALL YOUR QUESTIONS! to Play ArtificeMR. MARK TWAIN ANSWERS ALL YOUR QUESTIONS! to Play Artifice
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Table 8 Productions and Artifice is excited to present the first show in their Best of Hollywood series, 'Mr. Mark Twain Answers All Your Questions!' (more...)

WICKED LIT 2016 Season Announced for the FallWICKED LIT 2016 Season Announced for the Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

From Beyond, Anansi and the Demons and The Shadowy Third, are the 28th, 29th and 30th  plays to receive their world premiere from Unbound Productions. Several of these plays have been produced by schools and theatre companies across the country and around the world including England, Scotland and Cameroon.October 1 - November 12, 2016, Limited engagement! (more...)

TWAIN v. CLEMENS to Launch Write Out Loud's 10th Season of Story ConcertsTWAIN v. CLEMENS to Launch Write Out Loud's 10th Season of Story Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Write Out Loud - an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading short stories aloud for a live audience - announces their 10th Season of Story Concerts. The Season begins on August 22nd with Twain v. Clemens, on the heels of Write Out Loud's annual TWAINFEST. (more...)

Onyx Theatre Presents MR. MARK TWAIN ANSWERS ALL YOUR QUESTIONS!Onyx Theatre Presents MR. MARK TWAIN ANSWERS ALL YOUR QUESTIONS!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

The Onyx Theatre is excited to present the first show in their Best of Hollywood series, "Mr. Mark Twain Answers All Your Questions!" Performances are Friday, July 29 and Saturday, July 30 at 8 p.m. There will be a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, July 31. Tickets are $20 for General Admission, and $15 for Students, Seniors, Military and Nerds. Tickets may be purchased at www.onyxtheatre.com or at the box office an hour before performances. The Onyx is located at 953 E. Sahara Ave., #16B. (more...)

This is not a typo! BOOK OF MORON coming to Fort WorthThis is not a typo! BOOK OF MORON coming to Fort Worth
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

Presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth, Robert Dubac's newest off-Broadway solo hit, THE BOOK OF MORON, makes its Fort Worth debutJuly 27-31 at Bass Performance Hall's McDavid Studio. Tickets are $30-$40 and are on sale now! (more...)

The Players Taps Michael Barra as New PresidentThe Players Taps Michael Barra as New President
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

The Players, the city's historic private social club for artists and patrons of the dramatic arts, today announced that theatre producer and media executive Michael Barra has been elected as its new president, building on the momentum of recent efforts that have reinvigorated the famed club. (more...)

The Vagrancy to Host BLOSSOMING: A New Play Reading SeriesThe Vagrancy to Host BLOSSOMING: A New Play Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

?JULY 23rd & 24th, The Vagrancy invites you the full staging of 3 brand spanking new plays being developed by The Vagrancy's Writing Group. Come be inspired, have a glass of wine, and give back by participating in the captivating and  enormously helpful audience talk-balks. (more...)

Steve Martin to Chat New Play METEOR SHOWER and More at The Old GlobeSteve Martin to Chat New Play METEOR SHOWER and More at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

The Old Globe will present a one-night-only event, Barry Edelstein In Conversation with Steve Martin, on Thursday, August 4 at 6:00 p.m. This sure-to-be-intriguing chat between Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and playwright/renaissance man Steve Martin, will be held in conjunction with the world premiere of Martin's new play METEOR SHOWER, an adult comedy. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering John McMartinPhoto Flash: Remembering John McMartin
by Walter McBride - Jul 8, 2016

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, award-winning Broadway actor John McMartin has passed away at the age of 86. McMartin most recently appeared on Broadway in 2014's ALL THE WAY and the 2011 revival of ANYTHING GOES.  (more...)

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre to Present BUYER & CELLARActors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre to Present BUYER & CELLAR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre is proud to present Buyer & Cellar directed by David Arisco and starring Carbonell Award-winning actor Chris Crawford. The production will play July 13 - August 7, 2016. (more...)

Hollywood Fringe Encore! Producers' Awards AnnouncedHollywood Fringe Encore! Producers' Awards Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

The Encore! Producers' Awards returns for the seventh year with extended runs of the best of the Hollywood Fringe Festival, running July 8 through August 20, 2016 at ten Hollywood venues. Produced by Combined Artform, this year's extensions feature an exciting selection of exceptional ensemble and solo work at Actors Company, Asylum @ Studio C, Asylum @ McCadden Place Theatre, Asylum @ 6470, Lounge Theatre, Los Angeles LGBT Center, The MET Theatre, Sacred Fools Theatre, The Complex and Three Clubs. With multiple shows per venue each weekend and the special deals and gatherings at Three Clubs bar, the action-packed atmosphere of the Hollywood Fringe Festival vibe will continue through August. (more...)

Sharon Playhouse to Stage BIG RIVER, 7/21-31Sharon Playhouse to Stage BIG RIVER, 7/21-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Simpkins and Managing Director Justin Ball, proudly presents the Tony Award-winning musical Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, with performances July 21 through July 31 at Sharon Playhouse (49 Amenia Road). Opening Night is Thursday, July 21 at 7:00pm. (more...)

St. Luke's United Methodist Church to Present BIG RIVERSt. Luke's United Methodist Church to Present BIG RIVER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Twain's timeless classic sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River. Their adventures along the way are hilarious, suspenseful and heartwarming, bringing to life your favorite characters from the novel-the Widow Douglas and her stern sister, Miss Watson; the uproarious King and Duke, who may or may not be as harmless as they seem; Huck's partner in crime, Tom Sawyer, and their rowdy gang of pals; Huck's drunken father, the sinister Pap Finn; the lovely Mary Jane Wilkes and her trusting family. Propelled by an award winning score from Roger Miller, the king of country music, this jaunty journey provides a brilliantly theatrical celebration of pure Americana. Music by Roger Miller | Lyrics by Roger Miller | Book by William Hauptman | Directed by Steve McKinnon Adapted from the novel by Mark Twain (more...)

THE OFFICE's Jenna Fischer and More to Star in Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!THE OFFICE's Jenna Fischer and More to Star in Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of the world premiere of Steve Martin's new play METEOR SHOWER, an adult comedy, marking his welcome return to the Globe following the great success of Bright Star. (more...)

Write Out Loud to Host 7th Annual TwainFest, 8/20Write Out Loud to Host 7th Annual TwainFest, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

WRITE OUT LOUD, an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading short stories aloud for a live audience  - announces the 7th Annual TwainFest to take place on Saturday, August 20th from 11am - 5pm in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, San Diego. TwainFest is produced by Write Out Loud and sponsored by Fiesta de Reyes in association with Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. (more...)

Rhys Hagan Pens HUNTING TAYLOR BROWNRhys Hagan Pens HUNTING TAYLOR BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

MELBOURNE, Australia, July 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ It was a flood of strange and unlikely events which lead Rhys Hagan to write and release his esteemed debut novel, Hunting Taylor Brown. But once he dug a little deeper, he found that many other writers have unusual and often inspiring pasts. Here are 9 examples: (more...)

Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights Reveals 2016 LineupAppalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights Reveals 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

?Barter Theatre's Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights (AFPP) selects exciting lineup for 16th annual summer festival, including six readings of new works and one small-scale production, to be performed August 18-28. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage Names 2016-17 Boston Project PlaywrightsSpeakEasy Stage Names 2016-17 Boston Project Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Playwrights Obehi Janice of Medford and Rick Park of Boston's South End have been selected from forty applicants to develop an original Boston-centric play as part of SpeakEasy Stage Company's returning new works initiative "The Boston Project." (more...)

Cutting-Edge Country Trio SOUTHERN HALO Releases New Single 'Rewind' & New Music VideoCutting-Edge Country Trio SOUTHERN HALO Releases New Single 'Rewind' & New Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

The cutting-edge Country trio SOUTHERN HALO hits 'fast-forward' on their career with the release of their new single,'Rewind,'and an exclusive video premiere today onTaste of Country. (more...)

Gordon Connell, BIG RIVER's Original Mark Twain, Dies at 93Gordon Connell, BIG RIVER's Original Mark Twain, Dies at 93
by Michael Dale - Jun 24, 2016

A frequent performer on and off Broadway, Connell was married to actress Jane Connell. (more...)

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