Mark Twain House Seeks Submissions for $25,000 Literature Prize

Hartford, Conn. – The Mark Twain House & Museum is inviting submissions from publishers and others for the Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Award, which carries a $25,000 prize. Two runners-up will each receive $1,000. The award will be made in Fall 2017. Mark Twain House trustee and best-selling author David Baldacci conceived and […]

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Mark Twain House Elects Michael R. Chesman to its Board of Trustees

November 18, 2016 — The Mark Twain House & Museum is pleased to announce that Michael R. Chesman has been elected to its Board of Trustees. Chesman is senior vice president, associate general counsel, and director of tax law at The Hartford. Before joining The Hartford, Chesman was director of the Office of Professional Responsibility […]

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Capital Classics presents The War of the Worlds

Friday, October 28, Friday 10/28, & Saturday 10/29 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, October 30, at 2:00 p.m. Prepared to be scared with this radio theatre performance of H. G. Wells’s classic The War of The Worlds!  Watch as the Capital Classics performers and a sound-effects specialist put on a show made for radio right in […]

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The 2016 Family Series at The Mark Twain House & Museum Provides Laughter for Young and Old with COMMEDIA MANIA

On Saturday, October 8, the classic Italian art of commedia dell’arte gets a modern twist for family audiences at The Mark Twain House & Museum. Starting at 2:00 p.m., the troupe COMMEDIA MANIA will provide a show of masks, laughs, slapstick, and shameless theatrical nonsense. This energetic comic troupe performs traditional stories and sendups of timeless […]

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