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
    Cast Announced for BIG RIVER at The Lone Tree Arts Center
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

    Tony-Nominated Director Randal Myler and multi-talented Music Director Dan Wheetman return to Lone Tree Arts Center (LTAC) to create a new vision for Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn after setting the bar high with Hank Williams: Lost Highway last spring and John Denver Holiday Concert in 2012. Returning to the roots of Mark Twain's classic American folktale, this production of Big River focuses on the talent and voices of the cast as they each become storytellers. (more...)

    “Midwestern Journal” by Howard Doughty is Released
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

    Cleveland (more...)

    BIG FISH, GHOST, THE LITTLE MERMAID & More Set for Hale Centre Theatre's 2015 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

    Hale Centre Theatre, Utah's Premiere Family Theatre, is celebrating its 30th anniversary year with a stellar 2015 season announced today, bringing big production names and Hale's 13th regional premiere to the theatre in the round. (more...)

    Bill Cosby to Receive Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence
    by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

    NBC and Don Mischer Productions announced today that Bill Cosby will be honored with the Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at the "American Comedy Awards," which airs May 8 (9-11 p.m. ET/PT) on NBC. (more...)

    Kick Off Memorial Day Weekend with Bill Cosby at Treasure Island Theatre, 5/23
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

    Following a sold-out performance in March, iconic funny man Bill Cosby brings his signature comedy back to the Treasure Island Theatre May 23 at 8 p.m. (more...)

    Bill Cosby to Receive Award for Comedic Excellence at AMERICAN COMEDY AWARDS, 5/8
    by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

    NBC and Don Mischer Productions announced today that Bill Cosby will be honored with the Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at the “American Comedy Awards,” which airs May 8 (9-11 p.m. ET/PT) on NBC. (more...)

    MITF Continues Short Play Lab Series on 4/26-27
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

    The 15th anniversary of the Midtown International Theatre Festival continues. Spend this weekend with John Chatterton and his venerable midtown festival series. Saturday & Sunday at Roy Arias Theatres will be the premiere of 20 new short plays as part of the on-going celebrated Short Play Lab series on April 26 and 27. (more...)

    ADOBE Theater Presents THE MAN FROM EARTH, 5/16-6/8
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2014

    Who Is The Man from Earth? Find out at the ADOBE Theater this spring. What if a man from the Upper Paleolithic era had survived until today? Living almost 14,000 years, who might this man have been, and what would he have become? (more...)

    Young Composers to Be Featured in Colony Theatre's GOT MUSICAL Program, 5/6
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

    A new musical theatre composer -- '21 years old'? No, it's not a typo: in fact there are three of them in the got musical program for May 6 at the Colony Theatre in Burbank, an evening of highlights of this year's season of development at the New Musicals Initiative and the Academy For New Musical Theatre. Actually, they're 21, 22 and 23 years old and they're the winners of the New Voices Project at ANMT, sponsored in part by Walt Disney Imagineering. (more...)

    Bookworks Presents Todays Shelf Awareness for Readers
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

    When I was quite young, my great-aunt and I walked to our tiny library every week, first stopping at the corner store to buy bananas. After we had picked out our books, we'd sit on the front steps, eat a banana, and consider what we had chosen. (A rosy memory, since weather in western Washington precludes most step-sitting occasions.) Later, a bookmobile came around; I recall the thrill of stepping up into a world of wonders. Later still, our little town got a larger library, attached to the fire station. I raced through the books to the extent that Mrs. Dawes, the librarian, called my mother to ask if I could check out adult books. I wanted then to be a librarian--specifically, a bookmobile librarian--and have never lost my love for libraries. (more...)

    The Neo-Futurists Set 2014-15 season, Welcome New Artistic Leadership Team
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

    The Neo-Futurists announce their 2014-15 season to include a TML pre-show event INFILTRATION, curated by Jane Beachy, Joseph R. Varisco and Malic White; Pseudo-Chum written by Sean Benjamin and directed by Carolyn Shoemaker-Benjamin; Redletter, created by Lisa Buscani and directed by Jen Ellison, Trust Us/Screw You, created by Dan Kerr-Hobert and Phil Ridarelli, and another great year of the smash hit, Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind. The Neo-Futurists also welcome the addition of Artistic Director, Kurt Chiang. (more...)

    Saint Sebastian Players' DEATH DEFYING ACTS to Begin 4/25
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

    The Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) concludes the company's 33rd season with Death Defying Acts, an evening of three one-acts by Woody Allen, David Mamet and Elaine May. Performances are April 25-May 18 at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey, Chicago. (more...)

    Catherine Russell, Bria Skonberg's Brass Kicker and More Set for New York Hot Jazz Festival at The Players Club, 5/18
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

    THE 2nd ANNUAL NEW YORK HOT JAZZ FESTIVAL is set for The Players Club - 16 Gramercy Park South, Manhattan on Sunday, May 18 - 1:00pm to 1:00am. (more...)

    Carol Burnett to Guest on Hallmark Channel Original Series SIGNED, SEALED DELIVERED
    by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

    Award winning actress Carol Burnett ('The Carol Burnett Show'), one of America's most beloved and respected comediennes, has signed on as a special guest star on the highly-anticipated Season One Finale of 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered.' (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Birmingham - Week of 4/13/2014
    by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Birmingham (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Salt Lake City - Week of 4/13/2014
    by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Salt Lake City (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in West Virginia - Week of 4/13/2014
    by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for West Virginia (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Oklahoma - Week of 4/13/2014
    by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Oklahoma (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 4/13/2014
    by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Mesa (more...)

    'MARK TWAIN' with Ron Jewell Plays Ware Center Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

    Be prepared for Ron Jewell to transport you to another place and time as he brings to life the incomparable Mark Twain. The show is being held at the Ware Center, 42 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA tonight, April 12 at 7:30 pm. Remaining tickets are limited, so please reserve your tickets now. (more...)

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