The Mark Twain Story hits the road

Published 3:51 pm Wednesday, October 20, 2010

The most interesting information comes from children, for they tell all they know and then stop. – Mark Twain

Tryon Fine Arts Centers fall tour of The Mark Twain Show hits the road for 13 performances starting Monday, October 25, through Monday, November 1. Utilizing the time and talent of two teams of actors from Polk County and Spartanburg County, the wit and wisdom of Twain will be shared with over 2,000 fourth through twelfth grade students from Inman Intermediate School, Maybry Junior High School, Chapman High School, Landrum High School, O.P. Earle Elementary School, Blue Ridge Christian School, Tryon, Sunny View, Saluda and Polk Central Elementary Schools, as well as Polk County Middle and High Schools.

Patrons of literature and theater may attend the 45-minute performance and reception at TFAC on Sunday, October 31 at 3 p.m. This educational tour is directed by Marianne Carruth and sponsored by Aoki Landscape and Design and the Kirby Endowment at Polk County Community Foundation.

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All performances are free, and donations will be accepted at the door on October 31. For more information, call 828-859-8322.