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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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    David Ives's THE METROMANIACS to Play Shakespeare Theatre Company Next MonthDavid Ives's THE METROMANIACS to Play Shakespeare Theatre Company Next Month
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

    Continuing the successful partnership between Artistic Director Michael Kahn and Venus in Fur playwright David Ives, the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents The Metromaniacs, the third installment in Ives's series of rediscovered French comedy masterpieces. (more...)

    Ben Vereen, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming WeeksBen Vereen, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming Weeks
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

    This February and March 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Spend an Evening with Mark Twain at Act II Playhouse's MARK TWAIN UNPLUGGEDBWW Reviews: Spend an Evening with Mark Twain at Act II Playhouse's MARK TWAIN UNPLUGGED
    by Kelli Curtin - Jan 27, 2015

    Mark Twain is not only one of the most beloved and widely read American authors, but he is also a gifted raconteur and distinctive humorist. MARK TWAIN UNPLUGGED, the latest show at Act II Playhouse, wonderfully captures all these characteristics of Twain and brings him to life in this show. This production, which is like spending an evening with Twain in the form of a stop on his small town speaking circuit, beautifully captures the essence of Twain with a dialogue that is witty, passionate and clever. (more...)

    Blake Shelton, Will Forte & More Sign on for Adam Sandler's RIDICULOUSNESS 6Blake Shelton, Will Forte & More Sign on for Adam Sandler's RIDICULOUSNESS 6
    by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

    TheWrap reports that Adam Sandler has revealed the cast of his first movie for Netflix, RIDICULOUS 6. (more...)

    Connecting Loyalty, Mobile and Payments: A Framework for the Omnichannel AgeConnecting Loyalty, Mobile and Payments: A Framework for the Omnichannel Age
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

    DUBLIN, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2lzcrg/connecting) has announced the addition of the 'Connecting Loyalty, Mobile and Payments: A Framework for the Omnichannel Age' report to their offering. (more...)

    Photo Flash: RIVER SONG: THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER Premieres in GreenevillePhoto Flash: RIVER SONG: THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER Premieres in Greeneville
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2015

    The latest production, 'River Song: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,' premiered to a packed house, January 23 and 24. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Hal Holbrook Mesmerizes the Fox PAC's Audience in Riverside with his One-Man Show, MARK TWAIN TONIGHT!BWW Reviews: Hal Holbrook Mesmerizes the Fox PAC's Audience in Riverside with his One-Man Show, MARK TWAIN TONIGHT!
    by Audrey Liebross - Jan 22, 2015

    Hal Holbrook presented his iconic one-man show, MARK TWAIN TONIGHT! , appeared at Riverside's Fox Performing Arts Center for one show on Saturday, January 17th. Mr. Holbrook delighted the audience with Twain's words skewering Congress, misuse of religion, guns, and people's refusal to think before speaking. Mr. Holbrook has been performing as Twain for 60 years. (more...)

    SIDE SHOW & ONCE Cast Members Set for LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK in FebruarySIDE SHOW & ONCE Cast Members Set for LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK in February
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

    LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK is the continuing concert series featuring dynamic, glamorous evenings of eclectic entertainment that celebrate the best of New York City's cultural landscape, in the tradition of The Players, the historic club where the series is presented. Curated and hosted by Emmy Award winning composer/performer Lance Horne, LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK is dedicated to presenting celebrated music, theater and cabaret stars as well as introducing dynamic rising talent. LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK will present its next evening, LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK: LOVE at The Players (16 Gramercy Park, Manhattan) on Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 8:00 PM. Special guests for this Valentines edition will include Lauren Elder (Side Show, Hair); Fair Play, the musical trio featuring original Once cast members David Abeles, Will Connolly, and Tony nominee Elizabeth A. Davis; Tony nominee Karine Plantadit (After Midnight, Come Fly Away, Movin' Out); composer/pianist Samora Pinderhughes and co-Juilliard Jazzers Riley & Jehbreal ; and the legendary Marti Stevens, protégé of Marlene Deitrich and original cast member of London's Company, High Spirits, and No Strings). Mr. Horne is the evening's Musical Director. Tickets, starting at $25, are now available online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1178948. (more...)

    East Lynne Theater Company to Host After-School WorkshopsEast Lynne Theater Company to Host After-School Workshops
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

    The Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company is now in its third year of providing an after-school theater program for students in the Wildwood School District. Throughout the whole school year, ELTC's artists-in-residence meet with two classes two afternoons weekly. Group sizes vary between ten to twenty students, and topics cover improvisation, movement, and working with scripts. (more...)

    Tom Sawyer Musical RIVER SONG Will Premiere at Niswonger Performing Arts CenterTom Sawyer Musical RIVER SONG Will Premiere at Niswonger Performing Arts Center
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

    'Tom Sawyer' is getting a musical makeover, with help from Academy Award-winning composer Richard M. Sherman and his late brother Robert B. Sherman ('Mary Poppins'), as well as two other Hollywood notables: Kathy Garver ('Family Affair') and Drake Light ('The Walking Dead'). (more...)

    BWW Interviews: Hal Holbrook of MARK TWAIN TONIGHT, Coming to Riverside's Fox Performing Arts CenterBWW Interviews: Hal Holbrook of MARK TWAIN TONIGHT, Coming to Riverside's Fox Performing Arts Center
    by Audrey Liebross - Jan 12, 2015

    Tony and Emmy award winner Hal Holbrook is bringing MARK TWAIN TONIGHT to Riverside's Fox Performing Arts Center for one performance, on Saturday evening, January 17, 2015. BroadwayWorld interviewed him by email. (more...)

    2015 Music Circus Season to Feature MY FAIR LADY, PETER PAN, HAIR & More!2015 Music Circus Season to Feature MY FAIR LADY, PETER PAN, HAIR & More!
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2015

    California Musical Theatre announced a varied lineup of musicals for the 2015 season of Sacramento Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 65th season for what has become a Northern California summer tradition. The summer lineup will include two classics that are Music Circus audience favorites, Lerner and Loewe's My Fair Lady and Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim's West Side Story, as well as the Mississippi adventure Big River, the musical comedy Bye Bye Birdie, the magical journey Peter Pan, and a sixth show that will be offered as an option for season subscribers, the generation-defining Hair. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Hale Centre Theatre's IS HE DEAD? is Anything ButBWW Reviews: Hale Centre Theatre's IS HE DEAD? is Anything But
    by Tyler Hinton - Jan 7, 2015

    Mark Twain's long-lost comedy IS HE DEAD? is anything but. The period piece is decidedly fresh and upbeat in Hale Centre Theatre's impressive iteration. (more...)

    MARK TWAIN TONIGHT! Set for The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2/27MARK TWAIN TONIGHT! Set for The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2/27
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

    Celebrate an artistic collaboration 61 years in the making as one of America's most revered actors, Hal Holbrook, returns to the stage of The Grand 1894 Opera House in his legendary one-man show, Mark Twain Tonight, Friday, February 27, 2015 at 8pm. Tickets may be purchased at The Grand's Box Office, 2020 Postoffice Street, by calling 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or online at www.thegrand.com. (more...)

    Dr. Basil Waine Kong Releases BAD BOY FROM JAMAICADr. Basil Waine Kong Releases BAD BOY FROM JAMAICA
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

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    Act II Playhouse to Stage MARK TWAIN UNPLUGGED, 1/20-2/8Act II Playhouse to Stage MARK TWAIN UNPLUGGED, 1/20-2/8
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2015

    Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents the world premiere of Mark Twain Unplugged, Jan. 20-Feb. 8. Written by and starring Tom Teti, this new play is a hilarious evening (or afternoon) with America's greatest storyteller. (more...)

    Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Dallas AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards
    by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

    It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Dallas Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

    KPFK Radio's 'Arts in Review' Kicks Off Holiday Drama Marathon TodayKPFK Radio's 'Arts in Review' Kicks Off Holiday Drama Marathon Today
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 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...)

    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...)

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