IN PERSON! A June Afternoon with the Wit & Wisdom of Mark Twain

Code: MT31203

Dates: June 9, 2021

Meets: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: Creutzburg Porch

Course Fee: $45.00

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Discover Mark Twain as he shares his wit, wisdom, and wry sense of humor through some of his most famous quips, comments, and timeless observations on just about everything—including life, love, history, culture, travel, animals, critics, politicians, youth, and human nature in general—in this highly entertaining, informative, and uplifting living history presentation in period costume. Prepare to board, "cause the steamboat’s a comin"!
Fee: $45.00

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Creutzburg Porch

Jack Covington

Dr. Covington is an Oxford-educated cultural historian and classically trained stage actor. He is the Creative Director of “Characters-on-Call” – 1 st person living history biographies.  He presents dynamic first-person historical impersonations of famous literary and historical personages from the pages of history – in authentic period costume – history brought to life! He is a refreshingly innovative, enlightening, and engagingly dynamic educator, actor, and entertainer of the most creative kind – one who loves both his craft and his audience – who consistently delivers a show in true “that’s entertainment” style.  He deliberately steps outside the proverbial box, breaking down barriers and successfully injecting spontaneity, wit, and warmth into his lecture performances. He has performed for many historical and cultural organizations and also served as a tour guide for houses on the historical register. Performance topics he has presented are listed on his website, Dr. Covington is also a world traveler, adventurer, and a former avid mountaineer.  His ability to incorporate his first-hand experiences into his lecture performances serves to both enlighten and enthrall his audiences. He delights in the opportunity to share his unique concept of combining lifelong learning with entertainment that will educate, stimulate, and inspire his audiences today and tomorrow!



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