Holbrook, who was 34 years old when he first played Twain, returns to the role that launched his career. The one-night-only evening finds Holbrook embodying Twain in a series of selections from the novelist and humorist's career. While there is no set order for Mark Twain Tonight!, the evening could include highlights from "Roughing It," "A Tramp Abroad," "Letters From the Earth," "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," "Life on the Mississippi" and "Innocents Abroad."
Holbrook earned the 1966 Best Actor Tony Award for Mark Twain Tonight!, a role he repeated on Broadway in 1977 and in 2005. He made his Broadway debut in Do You Know the Milky Way? and has appeared in After the Fall, Marco Millions, Incident at Vichy, Tartuffe, The Glass Menagerie, Man of La Mancha, The Apple Tree, I Never Sang for My Father, Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie? and An American Daughter. His screen credits include "The Sopranos," "Into the Wild," "The West Wing," "Designing Women," "All the President's Men," "Julia," "Wall Street," "The Firm," "Men of Honor" and "The Majestic."
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