Now Playing Onstage in Salt Lake City - Week of 7/20/2014
SHREK HERRIMAN CITY ARTS COUNCIL 7/10-7/21/2014 SHREK THE MUSICAL, based on the Oscar winningDreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story ofeveryone's favorite ogre to dazzling new life on the stage.
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Thu Jul 17, 2014
Minot Daily News
MSU Summer Theatre wraps with - Big River'
"Big River," the musical finale of the Minot State University Summer Theatre season which opens Friday, offers much more, according to director Kevin Neuharth.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Rachel Copel and Aurora Adachi-Winter in A Medieval Romance in First Floor Theater's production of 'Twain's World' The audience gathers into Strawdog Theatre's modest venue as Ben Heller lounges on an old bench in the corner stage left, casually playing the banjo.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 7/13/2014
BIG RIVER First United Methodist Church Hammond 7/11-7/19/2014 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.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The Mississippi from source to mouth
These were taken in fall 2009. - hhanks , CNN iReport producer The Mississippi River reveals herself in stages.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Erie Times News
Mark Twain's 'Is He Dead?' opens at Erie Playhouse
One of the greatest wits in American literature is on display at the Erie Playhouse with Mark Twain's "Is He Dead?", adapted by David Ives.
Erie Times News
How Mark Twain's 'Dead' came to life
'Twas true briefly in 2007, when Twain made his belated -- really, really belated -- Broadway debut with the comedy "Is He Dead?" The master American humorist wrote the play in 1898, just 12 years before his death, but it was never produced or published.
What Would Mark Twain Have Thought of Common Core Testing?
In his autobiography and in Tom Sawyer , the author skewered the test-centered teaching of his day.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Environment draws us into Huck's world in family-friendly stage version of Twain's novel
That's the case in the Lantern Theatre's engrossing production of "Huck Finn" an adaptation of Mark Twain's beloved book "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Hannibal hosts 59th annual 'National Tom Sawyer Days'
The National Tom Sawyer Days offers people a chance to see the city where Mark Twain grew up, however, it's not just an event for tourists.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
You can't blame Ann Patchett for taking a break from fiction since her 2011 novel "State of Wonder."
Community Advocate Newspaper
Public Art, Your Art: The Mark Twain Murals
Mark Twain was one of the United States' most popular and prolific writers. In 2013, Ellen Dolan, director of the Shrewsbury Public Library, collaborated with the Artist Guild of Shrewsbury to honor his most famous book, "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer."
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Who were Huckleberry Finn and Becky Thatcher?
Every year the Andrew E. Zimmer Club's annual Huck Finn Fishing Tournament allows kids to take part in a fishing contest and dress up as Huckleberry Finn and Becky Thatcher.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
'Big River' opens July 11 at Emmett Hook Center
"Big River," Mark Twain's timeless classic, comes to life July 11-20 in the Emmett Hook Center on the campus of First United Methodist Church in downtown Shreveport.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
An Illustrated Children's Adventure Story in Three Formats: E-scroll, Book, Postcards
"Welcome, Welcome, Welcome" is not a children's adventure story, but a children's adventure journey.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Missing Calif. Boy Found
An Oceanside boy missing for two days was found safe on June 26, 2014. However, instead of being reunited with his family, he was taken into protective custody.
'Tom Sawyer' Proteins Get Other Genes To Do The Work For Them
Writing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , scientists have shown regulatory proteins in the nucleus to adopt a kind of "Tom Sawyer" behavior when it comes to the work of initiating gene activation.