An Evening With Mark Twain

The Xenia Area Community Theater (X*ACT) is presenting a limited engagement production, An Evening With Mark Twain at the lovely Caesar Creek Vineyards.  The one-man show, starring award winning actor Al Yarcho as Twain, will feature excerpts from Twain’s books, stories and speeches.  It’s an evening you will long remember.

“If there is a list of American treasures, Twain certainly has to be on it”, said Yarcho. “His wit, insight and style are unsurpassed. Especially his insight. His observations on government, religion and mankind are as relevant today as the day he wrote them. But  his special brand of humor coupled with those observations was what separated him from everyone else. He truly was legendary”   

Yarcho says the evening will offer a variety of Twain’s works; from an excerpt of Huckleberry Finn to his recollections as a steam boat pilot on the Mississippi River. Also included will be excerpts from Twain’s book Letters From Earth, his experience in the insurance business and his hilarious encounter with Jim Blaine.   

The curtain goes up at 7:30 p.m.  The Vineyards will be open before and after the performance. Tickets are $14.00 for general admission and $12.00 for seniors and students. Tickets may be purchased at X*ACT’s web site ( or by making reservations at (937) 372-0516. Caesar Creek Vineyards is located at 962 Long Rd., just east of Xenia near the village of New Jasper.

Please Note: During the performance, Mr. Twain will likely enjoy a cigar. Extra air circulation and filtration will be in place.

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Mark Twain 2016

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