We tell the life story of America’s great writer and speaker Mark Twain through excerpts from his writings, relevant songs of the time, and projected images. Excerpts from Twain’s autobiography, his letters, and his books. Tunes of the time and songs written and sung during Twain’s lifetime. Projected photos of the day, works of art, and
lyrics of the choruses. The audience is invited to join in the singing.
The songs and tunes include both well-known and unfamiliar gems.
The themes are timeless: joy and sorrow, humor, courage and love. Each song and tune helps to tell Mark Twain’s story.
The story is told in the words of the people of the day: the writers of the songs and Mark Twain himself. The audience is transported to Mark Twain’s America and learn the story of his life in a very personal, eye-witness experience.|