Heritage Stage Productions

Mark Twain Himself

Like a homecoming, Mark Twain Himself returns author and humorist Samuel L. Clemens to his Missouri birthplace and Hannibal home on the banks of the Mississippi River. Audiences experience a special encounter with the man who made America laugh and inspired the world. It’s a great show full of hilarious comedy and compelling drama. You won’t want to miss this unique production of Mark Twain Himself!

Planter’s Barn Theater
319 N. Main St., Hannibal, MO 63401
573-231-0021

2021 Summer Season

May 28 – September 24
Every Wednesday through Saturday
Shows Daily at 5:00p, Doors Open at 4:30p.

Our seating is open, so arrive early to get the pick of the litter. Worried about getting a ticket? Either call ahead or order your tickets online!

You can enjoy Mark Twain Himself by visiting the historic Planter’s Barn Theater of Hannibal, MO. If you’d like even more Mark Twain, reserve a private walking tour through Historic Downtown Hannibal by calling 573-231-0021. Not near Hannibal, MO? Have Mark Twain Himself come out to see you at your venue! Call 573-231-0021 for more details.


Richard Garey is a director and a playwright, but the title he likes best is ‘actor’. He feels he does his best work in front of a live audience. All of the shows listed on this site have been written or compiled by Garey himself and he takes great pride in their historical accuracy. Originally of Jackson, TN, Garey is an English graduate from James Madison University and a full-time resident of Hannibal. Acting for about 40 years, he established Heritage Stage Productions in 2002 and purchased the Planters Barn Theater in 2003. When he’s not doing shows, he often travels the country, and sometimes the world.