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Address: 319 North Main Street, Hannibal, MO 63401
Phone Number: 573-231-0021
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Get a group together and go see "Mark Twain Himself"

We had a very enjoyable, laid-back evening at the Planters Barn Theater. There is a comfortable little seating area where they serve refreshments before the show. Mark Twain... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Leavenworth, Kansas
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Leavenworth, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We had a very enjoyable, laid-back evening at the Planters Barn Theater. There is a comfortable little seating area where they serve refreshments before the show. Mark Twain (Richard Garey) is sitting right there with you, enjoying a cookie and a cup of coffee. He visits with theater-goers, in character, a nice bonus to the main show. You can take... More 

1 Thank JeanneS0phie
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We had the good fortune to visit Hannibal, MO at the end of June of this year. We had the NOT so good fortune to visit on a Monday and Tuesday! Most things are open and available, but as in the tradition in theatre, there aren't performances on Monday evenings. While wandering around Main St., we happened upon this theatre... More 

2 Thank AlwaysTime2Fly
El Paso, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The presentation by Richard at the theater was great fun and he was more than willing to entertain (even took requests)..Loved the setting in the remodeled livery stable for the former hotel there on that spot. Wonderful presentation.

2 Thank carolstiles
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226 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

A Mark Twain portrayer (can't remember his name) gave a lecture as Mark Twain would have done. What was most interesting was the conversation before the lecture with the visitor's. It was like talking to Mark Twain himself. Go early and visit and have tea and treats...included with the price.

5 Thank Judy B
Daphne, Alabama
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223 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Definitely need to consider putting this on your Hannibal agenda. There's not much to do after 5pm, but this is one thing you can do. "Mark Twain" will mingle with you beforehand and regale you with wit, wisdom and humor all through the show.

4 Thank NNMinAL
Davenport, Iowa
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed Richard Garey as "Mark Twain Himself" The wit and humor of Mark Twain makes you feel that Samuel Clemens is there in the room himself. This was a terrific experience and the ultimate highlight of our trip to Hannibal.

4 Thank Joseph R
Hannibal, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Richard Garey does an awesome job as Mark Twain. A very enjoyable show.Different every time. Garey also does a "Must See" performance of with A Shepherds Tale at Christmas time. It is eye-opening and deepens your appreciation of the reason for the season. The theater itself isquaint and intimate. Lots of parking outside. I love the location in the center... More 

7 Thank JudyBarnes101
Topeka, Kansas
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Saw Mark Twain actor----wonderful experience. I thought I was seeing and hearing Mark Twain himself!!!

4 Thank Sharoz
Florissant, Missouri, USA
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149 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

First off, I should say that I'm not really a Mark Twain fan, but I thought this would be an appropriate thing to do while in Hannibal, so we went. The theater is cozy, and tea and cookies are included in the price. The actor visits with the audience in the "tea room" area before the show. He is in... More 

6 Thank dorsalmo
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

My son and I went to see "Mark Twain" at the Planters Barn Theater. The man who was Mark Twain (can't remember his name) did an outstanding job! The atmosphere was of the theater was so cozy and inviting and we felt like we were truly watching Mark Twain.

8 Thank Lovetotravel5903

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