Mark Twain

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Bob Valentine, Senior Lecturer in Murray State's Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, has been performing Mark Twain for 40 years, but introduces a fresh script with an updated voice and new hair to the MSU Johnson Theatre stage on November 30, as part of a joint Town & Gown fundraiser for MSU Theatre and Playhouse in the Park. He stops by Sounds Good with Mark Welch, Director of Community Relations and Alumni Affairs, to talk about the performance.

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Mark Twain comes to Muhlenberg County's Felix E. Martin Jr. Hall in Greenville tomorrow night (February 16) at 7. We speak with John Chappell who has toured with this actor's portrait of Samuel Clemens for over a decade, in a live, amusing recreation of the great 19th Century American author. Kate Lochte spoke with Chappell on Sounds Good.

Murray's Playhouse in the Park presents "Big River"

Aug 31, 2012

Based on the  novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the musical “Big River” follows the story of Huck after he leaves his home in Missouri and takes on the Mississippi River in flatboat with a new companion- an escaped slave name Jim. “Big River” shows at Murray’s Playhouse in the Park weekends through September 16th. Rose Krzton-Presson sat down with director Lisa Cope and Michael Martin-who plays the character of Jim to talk about the play’s themes of race, freedom, and morals.