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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
FRIDAY 5 (+1) on Thursday: BIG RIVER's Teal Davis & Elliott RobinsonFRIDAY 5 (+1) on Thursday: BIG RIVER's Teal Davis & Elliott Robinson
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 17, 2017

Among the show's stars are Teal Davis and Elliott Robinson, who portray the show's protagonists Huck and Jim and take audiences on a journey down the Mississippi River in the rollicking, rambunctious show. Somehow, the two actors found time in their hectic, tech week schedules and sat down to take on our questions in order to offer some insight into why they do what they do, as well as suggesting why you just can't miss Big River during its three-weekend run at 108 Donelson Pike. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 18Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 18
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 16, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

The Royal Conservatory of Music to Launch 2017-18 Season with Starry GalaThe Royal Conservatory of Music to Launch 2017-18 Season with Starry Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

As The Royal Conservatory of Music's 2017-18 concert season is set to begin, five of the upcoming Koerner Hall concerts are already sold out, including the Season Gala concert with Hollywood star Bill Murray and his friends Jan Vogler (cello), Mira Wang (violin), and Vanessa Perez (piano). (more...)

Abrons Arts Center's 2017-18 Season to Showcase 29 Premieres Across DisciplinesAbrons Arts Center's 2017-18 Season to Showcase 29 Premieres Across Disciplines
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Abrons Arts Center's 2017-18 season, the first season to be curated by new Artistic Director Craig Peterson, celebrates the idea that a community is a place of intersecting ideas and action. Peterson believes that artists push society forward in ways that challenge our assumptions, politics and social welfare; that artists make room for voices that are too often silenced or sidelined. Gun violence, gentrification, immigration, income and power inequality, freedom, gender, and race are just some of the social issues artists are grappling with this season. (more...)

FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Brings Happy Thoughts Off-Broadway This WeekFOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Brings Happy Thoughts Off-Broadway This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

A friendly reminder! Previews begin this Friday, August 18 at 7:30 PM for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday, a new play by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominee Sarah Ruhl (Stage Kiss, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Playwrights; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; The Clean House).  (more...)

BREEDERS Comedy to Launch New Light Theater Project's NYC SeasonBREEDERS Comedy to Launch New Light Theater Project's NYC Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

New Light Theater Project will present the New York premiere of BREEDERS by Dan Giles, directed by Jaki Bradley. BREEDERS begins performances Thursday, September 21 for a limited engagement through Saturday, October 14. Press opening is Wednesday, September 27 at 8 PM. (more...)

Grammy-Winning Guitarist Ed Gerhard to Appear at CCAGrammy-Winning Guitarist Ed Gerhard to Appear at CCA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

New Hampshire's own GRAMMY Award-winning Guitarist Ed Gerhard returns to the Spotlight Cafe at the Capitol Center for the Arts for an evening of exquisite guitar music and to debut a new beer created in concert with Lithermans Limited Brewery (Concord, NH). (more...)

What Did We Do to Deserve Bill Murray? Comedy Legend Returns to GROUNDHOG DAY for Second Night in a RowWhat Did We Do to Deserve Bill Murray? Comedy Legend Returns to GROUNDHOG DAY for Second Night in a Row
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Last night, legendary actor Bill Murray made a trip back to Punxsutawney as he attended Groundhog Day on Broadway for the first time. Murray starred as Phil Connors in the 1993 film which the musical is based on. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 9Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 9
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 9, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

What Made Bill Murray Break Into Sobs at GROUNDHOG DAY?What Made Bill Murray Break Into Sobs at GROUNDHOG DAY?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Last night, legendary actor Bill Murray made a trip back to Punxsutawney as he attended Groundhog Day on Broadway for the first time. Murray starred as Phil Connors in the 1993 film which the musical is based on. (more...)

David Letterman to Make His Return to Television In New Netflix SeriesDavid Letterman to Make His Return to Television In New Netflix Series
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

David Letterman, the longest-serving host in U.S. late night television – the original host of Late Night (NBC) and The Late Show (CBS) – is returning to television for a new series for Netflix. (more...)

Natalie Dormer and David Oakes in Star VENUS IN FUR at Theatre Royal HaymarketNatalie Dormer and David Oakes in Star VENUS IN FUR at Theatre Royal Haymarket
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

TRH Productions have released the exclusive first image of Natalie Dormer and David Oakes prior the West End premiere of David Ives' hit Broadway play Venus in Fur which will run for a strictly limited nine week engagement at the Theatre Royal Haymarket run from 6 October to 9 December with opening night for press on 17 October. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Opens Online Lottery for First Preview of FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAYPlaywrights Horizons Opens Online Lottery for First Preview of FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) begins accepting entries today, Monday, August 7 at 12 Noon, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to the New York premiere production of FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 3, 2017Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 3, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 3, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

James Beard Nominated Series PATI'S MEXICAN TABLE Announces Season SixJames Beard Nominated Series PATI'S MEXICAN TABLE Announces Season Six
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

“Pati's Mexican Table,” the hit PBS cooking and travel series from acclaimed chef and author Pati Jinich, will premiere its sixth season on public television stations nationwide the weekend of September 9. (more...)

The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey presents 2017 Summer Music FestivalThe Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey presents 2017 Summer Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey opens its 2017 Summer Music Festival with an unforgettable concert performance of Giacomo Puccini's La Boheme on Sunday, August 6, 3:00 PM at Dolan Hall, The College of Saint Elizabeth, 2 Convent Road, Morristown, NJ.     (more...)

Erika Henningsen, Taylor Louderman, Ashley Park and Kate Rockwell to Play 'The Plastics' in Broadway-Bound MEAN GIRLS Musical; Cast Announced!Erika Henningsen, Taylor Louderman, Ashley Park and Kate Rockwell to Play 'The Plastics' in Broadway-Bound MEAN GIRLS Musical; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Producers Lorne Michaels and Stuart Thompson have announced casting for the world premiere of the Broadway-bound new musical Mean Girls with a book by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey, based on her screenplay for the Paramount Pictures film; music by three-time Emmy Award winner Jeff Richmond; and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin. Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw directs and choreographs. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for July 27, 2017Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for July 27, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 27, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

BWW Review: HUCK FINN - GUEST OF THE WINDING WIND  at Just Off Broadway TheatreBWW Review: HUCK FINN - GUEST OF THE WINDING WIND at Just Off Broadway Theatre
by Alan Portner - Jul 25, 2017

Props and Costumes are the high points. The playwright should reread Huck Finn (more...)

WRITE OUT LOUD presents 8th Annual TWAINFEST, 8/19WRITE OUT LOUD presents 8th Annual TWAINFEST, 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

WRITE OUT LOUD, an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading literature aloud for a live audience  - announces the 8th Annual TwainFest to take place on Saturday, August 19th from 11am - 5pm in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, San Diego. New this year, TwainFest expands into the evening with Twain After Dark, a ticketed event for adults at the Cosmopolitan Hotel which starts at 6:00pm. TwainFest is produced by Write Out Loud and sponsored by Fiesta de Reyes in association with Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. (more...)

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