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Barbara Schmidt <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 18 Aug 2009 11:28:07 -0500
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The city of Nashville appears to be one of the first cities taking a lead in
Twain celebrations beginning this month and running through 2010 with a
website devoted soley to Nashville's planned activities:

I note their schedule of activities includes a performance of the play "The
Elusive Mr. Twain" by Carolyn German scheduled for April 28 - May 1, 2010. I
am not familiar with this production but would be interested in comments
from any who have seen or may see the play. Described as:

Based on historical record, "The Elusive Mr. Twain" imagines the story of
two women living in the post-Civil War South who develop an unlikely
friendship after they discover a mutual dream of becoming newspaper
journalists. Encouraged by the popularity of the legendary author and
humorist Mark Twain, the pair sets off "up North" determined to win an
audience with the man himself.