Venue Details

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Writer's Center
4508 Walsh Street Bethesda, MD 20815
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26 events
13 reviews
10 stars
Parking lot across street is free weekend evenings, but it fills up -- don't arrive last minute.
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26 events
13 reviews
10 stars
Persimmon, just around the corner on Wisconsin Avenue, is great -- not cheap, and don't rush it. We ate at 6 for 8 pm show then walked across street for coffee.
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Reviews & Ratings

"Mark Twain's Riverboat Extravaganza!"
10 ratings
4.1 average rating
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68 events
18 reviews
7 stars
attended Sep 07 2013

Lively and fun, although occasionally chaotic at the expense of coherency.

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28 events
18 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 07 2013

Very clever use of puppetry. A fun and lively plot well acted by a talented group of performers. Easy to follow and very entertaining. Recommend this show!

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71 events
58 reviews
4 stars
attended Aug 31 2013

It wasn't what I expected, but still well worth the trip. The show was only marginally about Mark Twain. It used famous Twain characters (Huckleberry, Becky, Tom, Jim, and Twain himself) to tell several stories from the American folk mythology...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“… the down-homiest, eye-catchiest, gee-whizziest show in the Fringe.” —MD Theater Guide


The show will run approximately 55 minutes with no intermission.

About the Ticket Supplier: Pointless Theatre Company

Pointless Theatre Co. was founded in 2009 as a group dedicated to performing innovative and exuberant puppet theatre.

Pointless Theatre Co. is dedicated to creating bold, visceral, and affordable spectacles that gleefully smash the traditional boundaries between puppetry, theatre, dance, music, and the visual arts.