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An Evening With Mark Twain (hors d’oeuvres at 6 pm)

July 24 @ 7:00 pm 8:30 pm EDT

$20 includes hors d’oeuvres and performance
mark dawidziak in a white suit dressed as mark twain sitting in a rocking chair on an outside porch

DATE/TIME: July 24, 2024.
6 – 7 pm: hors d’oeuvres will be served

LOCATION: Confluence, 214 E Washington Street, New Castle PA 16101

TICKETS: $20 per person


  • At the LCHS Annex, 408 N Jefferson Street, New Castle only on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays between 11 AM and 4 PM
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Mark and Sara, founders of the Largely Literary Theatre Company, are dedicated to promoting literature, literacy and live theatre. Their performance will feature the life and works of Mark Twain.

Mark Dawidziak is an internationally recognized Mark Twain scholar and has portrayed Twain on stage for more than 40 years. Famed documentarian Ken Burns has said, “Nobody gets Mark Twain the way Mark Dawidziak does”.

214 E Washington Street
New Castle, PA 16101 United States
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