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Lecture Series: “Mark Twain’s Nevada Part 2” by McAvoy Layne

August 11, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lecture Series: "Mark Twain's Nevada Part 2" by McAvoy Layne

Join us for another exciting lecture brought to you by Piper’s Opera House and The Comstock Foundation.

About this event

Samuel Clemens discovered his literary lodestone in Virginia City. McAvoy Lane brings that history to life as he returns to Piper’s Opera House for An Evening with Mark Twain in Nevada.

Bio: McAvoy Layne Is the Ghost of Mark Twain

For thirty years now, in over four thousand performances from Piper’s Opera House in Virginia City to Leningrad University in Russia, McAvoy has been preeminent in preserving the wit & wisdom of The Wild Humorist of the Pacific Slope, Mark Twain.

McAvoy is a winner of the Nevada Award for Excellence in School and Library Service. He plays the ghost of Samuel Clemens in the Biography Channel’s episode of Mark Twain, and the Discovery Channel’s Cronkite Award-winning documentary, ‘Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.’ Says McAvoy, “It’s like being a Monday through Friday preacher, whose sermon, though not reverently pious, is fervently American.

The Trouble begins at 7:00 pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm

Tickets-Online $20

At the door $25

Box Seats – can sit up to four people and a bottle of wine – $120

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August 11, 2022
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lecture Series: "Mark Twain's Nevada Part 2" by McAvoy Layne


Piper’s Opera House
12 B. Street
Virginia City, 89440 United States
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