Venue Details

Gallery Theatre
3152 E. La Palma Anaheim, CA 92807
714-630-9870
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 16 members
Review from Bryan
80 events 26 reviews

Glenn Kelman's "Whenever the Twain Shall Meet" is a hit. "Whenever" captured Twain's personality so well that I will be reading Twain's short stories soon thanks to this performance starting with the seven presented in the play.

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reviewed Mar 05 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Morgan
78 events 68 reviews

This adaptation of a handful of Mark Twain's short stories was for the most part well performed and well staged. Acted out in a series of vignettes, this would probably be more engaging and enjoyable if you're familiar with the original stories.

reviewed Mar 05 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Touch Singleton
43 events 12 reviews

Very entertaining, Top notch performances, best value for a night out in OC

reviewed Mar 06 2010 report as inappropriate
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On November 30, 1835, the small town of Florida, Missouri witnessed the birth of its most famous son. Samuel Langhorne Clemens was welcomed into the world as the sixth child of John Marshall and Jane Lampton Clemens. John and Jane could hardly know that their son Samuel would one day be known as Mark Twain — America’s most famous literary icon.

Twain began to gain fame when his story “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calavaras County” appeared in the New York Saturday Press on November 18, 1865.

Twain’s first book, The Innocents Abroad, was published in 1869, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer in 1876, and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn in 1885. He wrote a total of 28 books as well as numerous short stories, letters and sketches.

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