Kurt H. Sutton was born in Mannheim, Germany, immigrating to the United States in 1950. He grew up in Canton, Ga, graduating from the University of Georgia in 1968. He was a teacher of history for 6 years and taught at Western Carolina University where he received his MA. Ed.
He has performed as a business speaker, musician and entertainer for 30 years. In “An Evening with Mark Twain” he uses musical talents to play harmonica, guitar, and banjo. He has appeared in the movies, “Go Tell It on the Mountain” featuring Paul Winfield and “Night Shadows” featuring Wings Hauser.
As Mark Twain he has appeared in theatres nationally, pleasing audiences with Twain’s hilarious witticisms, and wisdom and Clemens’ love for music.
Audience members will be able to participate in the music and songs of Clemens’ time while enjoying Twain’s hilarious tall tales and witty humor. Featuring Kurt Sutton in the title role, this wonderful one-man show offers an intriguing approach to an American literary icon. It is appropriate for ages 15 and older.
Mark Twain and Mr. Clemens, Tonight! plays on Wednesday, September 16, at 1 and 8 p.m. at The Gaithersburg Arts Barn – 311 Kent Square Road, in Gaithersburg, MD 20878. For tickets, call (301) 258-6394, or purchase them online. For more information go to Kurt’s website.
There is a 10% group discount for 10 or more seats. Youth tickets for 18 and under are only $12.