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Mark Twain

Also Credited As: Samuel Clemens
 
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Date of Birth: November 30, 1835
Date of Death: April 21, 1910 (74)

Birth Place: Florida, MO, USA
 

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Mark Twain News

Carol Burnett to Appear in Final BETTER CALL SAUL Episodes Photo Carol Burnett to Appear in Final BETTER CALL SAUL Episodes
by Michael Major - Jun 27, 2022

Carol Burnett will play a character named “Marion.” In addition to Burnett, as previously announced, Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, will appear reprising their Breaking Bad roles of “Walter White” and “Jesse Pinkman,” respectively, as the show draws to its conclusion.

REDCAT Closes Out The Season With Kaneza Schaal: KLII, June 23-25 Photo REDCAT Closes Out The Season With Kaneza Schaal: KLII, June 23-25
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2022

From June 23 through 25, 2022, Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT), CalArts' center for contemporary arts in downtown Los Angeles, proudly presents KLII, the new work from award-winning theater-maker and 2021 Guggenheim Fellow Kaneza Schaal.

East Lynne Theater Company Presents its 33rd Year of TALES OF THE VICTORIANS Photo East Lynne Theater Company Presents its 33rd Year of TALES OF THE VICTORIANS
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company's popular 'Tales of the Victorians' returns for its thirty-third year.  Take tea at a unique Cape May venue, indulge in tantalizing treats, and listen to stories by famous American authors like O. Henry, Zora Neale Hurston, and Mark Twain read by ELTC performers for only $12.00. Children are always welcome, and ages 12 and under are free. 

Dave Chappelle And Chris Rock Announce Co-headline Date In London Photo Dave Chappelle And Chris Rock Announce Co-headline Date In London
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

Today, comedy legends Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock have announced an iconic co-headlining show in London at The O2 Arena this September, produced by Live Nation.

Dave Chappelle Comes to Shea's Buffalo Theatre This Weekend Photo Dave Chappelle Comes to Shea's Buffalo Theatre This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2022

Comedian, screenwriter, television and film producer and actor Dave Chappelle today announced a performance at Shea's Buffalo Theatre on Sunday, June 5 at 7 PM. Find out how and when to get tickets.

Greenville Chautauqua Society Appoints Executive Director Photo Greenville Chautauqua Society Appoints Executive Director
by A.A. Cristi - May 31, 2022

The Greenville Chautauqua Society, who for 24 years has been bringing history to life through nationally recognized historical interpreters at FREE performing arts events, has appointed Lara Kaufmann as Executive Director.  

Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces 2022-23 Season, Plus New Royalty Scheme Photo Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces 2022-23 Season, Plus New Royalty Scheme
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022

Theatre Royal Stratford East today announces its 2022/23 season. The season includes Anthony Neilson's poignant and comical delve into the nature of mental illness, The Wonderful World of Dissocia, directed by Emma Baggott, which opens in September 2022.

Jay Leno to Take The Ridgefield Playhouse Stage Photo Jay Leno to Take The Ridgefield Playhouse Stage
by Marissa Tomeo - May 21, 2022

When he’s not filming his CNBC primetime series “Jay Leno’s Garage” or on air with “Last Man Standing” and “You Bet Your Life,” or working on his impressive collection of classic cars and motorcycles, Jay Leno performs more than 200 stand-up shows annually across the country and internationally. Accurately dubbed “the hardest working man in show business,” Leno will be taking center stage performing TWO SHOWS at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Sunday, June 26, 2022 at 4:00 and 7:00pm.

Kennedy Center Hosts American College Theater Festival National Awards; Plus Finalist Photo Kennedy Center Hosts American College Theater Festival National Awards; Plus Finalists and Award Winners
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts virtually hosted more than 125 outstanding theater students from colleges and universities across the nation as part of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. 

VIDEO: First Look At TAMBO & BONES At The Kirk Douglas Theatre Photo VIDEO: First Look At TAMBO & BONES At The Kirk Douglas Theatre
by Alan Henry - May 17, 2022

The World premiere production of Dave Harris' new work, 'Tambo & Bones,' is now on stage in Los Angeles at the Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre and continues through May 29. A co-production with Playwrights Horizons, this explosive new work from one of the country's fastest rising playwrights will be directed by Taylor Reynolds.

Mark Twain Videos

VIDEO: First Look At TAMBO & BONES At The Kirk Douglas Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look At TAMBO & BONES At The Kirk Douglas Theatre
by Alan Henry - May 17, 2022

The World premiere production of Dave Harris' new work, 'Tambo & Bones,' is now on stage in Los Angeles at the Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre and continues through May 29. A co-production with Playwrights Horizons, this explosive new work from one of the country's fastest rising playwrights will be directed by Taylor Reynolds.

BWW Interview: DONNA MURPHY on MRS. ASTOR at The Mark Twain House & Museum VideoBWW Interview: DONNA MURPHY on MRS. ASTOR at The Mark Twain House & Museum
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Apr 1, 2022

Money, prestige, power, social status. These are things we can't get enough of, if only on on television. And theatre lovers can't get enough of acclaimed talents such as Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Christine Baranski, Cynthia Nixon, Donna Murphy, and others who are on the hit HBO show, The Gilded Age.

VIDEO: Papa Rosko Drops New Video 'NooZies' VideoVIDEO: Papa Rosko Drops New Video 'NooZies'
by Stage Tube - Oct 30, 2020

Papa Rosko’s newly released song and accompanying music video “NooZies” is a critical look at the news media landscape in the United States.

Video Flashback: Paper Mill Explores the Words of Mark Twain in 1997 VideoVideo Flashback: Paper Mill Explores the Words of Mark Twain in 1997
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2020

Join Paper Mill on the set of their 1997 production of Big River for an interesting and educational evening on the life and works of Mark Twain.

VIDEO: Pass the Time with a Medley from Liza Minnelli & Carol Burnett! VideoVIDEO: Pass the Time with a Medley from Liza Minnelli & Carol Burnett!
by Stage Tube - Mar 26, 2020

Need a distraction to help pass the time? Living legends Carol Burnett and Liza Minnelli are here to help! Watch below as the duo sings a very special medley about time on the Carol Burnett Show!

BWW TV: Highlights From From A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS CAROL At Goodspeed Musicals VideoBWW TV: Highlights From From A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS CAROL At Goodspeed Musicals
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 10, 2019

Goodspeed Musicals presents A Connecticut Christmas Carol - the musical treat infused with Connecticut flavor by LJ Fecho and Michael O'Flaherty. Perfect for the holidays, A Connecticut Christmas Carol, the family-friendly take on the Dickens classic, runs at The Terris Theatre through December 28, 2019.

VIDEO: First Look At 'Carry On' From A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS CAROL At Goodspeed Music VideoVIDEO: First Look At 'Carry On' From A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS CAROL At Goodspeed Musicals
by Stage Tube - Nov 20, 2019

Goodspeed Musicals presents A Connecticut Christmas Carol - the musical treat infused with Connecticut flavor by LJ Fecho and Michael O'Flaherty. Perfect for the holidays, A Connecticut Christmas Carol, the family-friendly take on the Dickens classic, will return to The Terris Theatre December 4 - 28, 2019. 

VIDEO: Carol Burnett Receives the Inaugural Carol Burnett Award at the GOLDEN GLOBES VideoVIDEO: Carol Burnett Receives the Inaugural Carol Burnett Award at the GOLDEN GLOBES
by Stage Tube - Jan 6, 2019

On Sunday night's broadcast of the 76th Golden Globe Awards, five-time Golden Globe winner and the most decorated of all time in the television category, Carol Burnett received the new Golden Globe top honor for achievement in television, the Carol Burnett Award.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At 'Out and About' From Goodspeed's A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS C VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At 'Out and About' From Goodspeed's A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Alan Henry - Dec 17, 2018

This holiday season, Goodspeed Musicals will be a designated drop spot for Coats for Connecticut's annual winter coat collection. During the run of A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS CAROL Goodspeed will be collecting gently used winter coats and accessories. Best Cleaners has partnered with Coats for Connecticut to provide an easy way to make a big difference. Just drop off gently-used winter coats and accessories in the lobby of The Terris Theater and Best Cleaners will clean and deliver the items to their community partners.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Goodspeed's A Connecticut Christmas Carol VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Goodspeed's A Connecticut Christmas Carol
by Alan Henry - Dec 5, 2018

This holiday season, Goodspeed Musicals will be a designated drop spot for Coats for Connecticut's annual winter coat collection. During the run of A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS CAROL Goodspeed will be collecting gently used winter coats and accessories. Best Cleaners has partnered with Coats for Connecticut to provide an easy way to make a big difference. Just drop off gently-used winter coats and accessories in the lobby of The Terris Theater and Best Cleaners will clean and deliver the items to their community partners.


Mark Twain Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Mark Twain written?
Mark Twain has written 11 shows including The Prince and the Pauper (Source Material), A Yankee At The Court Of King Arthur (Source Material), Livin' the Life (Source Material), Maggie May (Author), The Apple Tree (Source Material), The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Source Material), Pudd'nhead Wilson (Source Material), The Prince and the Pauper (Source Material), Big River (Source Material), MARK-TWAIN-TONIGHT (Source Material), Is He Dead? (Playwright).