Mark Twain Himself

— A Heritage Stage Production —

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!

Enjoy Mark Twain Himself by visiting the historic Planter’s Barn Theater of Hannibal, MO or call ahead to 573-231-0021 and reserve a private walking tour through Historic Downtown Hannibal. Not near Hannibal, MO? Reserve Mark Twain Himself for your venue! Call 573-231-0021.

Planter’s Barn Theater

319 N. Main St., Hannibal, MO 63401

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Precautions

Due to the difficult times, our community is facing, we are doing what we can to help reduce risks for both our staff and our appreciated visitors. This is why we are taking a number of precautions. Please understand we are greatly reducing the number of available seats at this time. We are also requesting that all visitors wear masks during the performance. Disposable masks will be provided for guests who do not have their own. We also ask that you understand that we are not allowing the consumption of food and drink during shows and thus will be suspending our pre-show concession services for the time being.

Our actor and staff appreciate your understanding.

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Summer Season 2020

Doors open at 4:30p and shows start promptly at 5:00p

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.

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