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Is He Dead?

a new comedy by Mark Twain,
as adapted by David Ives

Directed by Janet Sales
Stage Manager - Tommy Donaldson

This play received its world premiere on Broadway in 2007—and it’s a live one! Jean-François Millet, a brilliant but unrecognized painter, can’t sell a landscape to save his life (literally). His wacky bohemian friends convince him that faking his death is just the ticket for raising his stock. So Jean-François disappears from life and re-emerges as his imaginary twin sister. The scheme could make him rich, famous, and able to marry the girl of his dreams—if only he could be alive to enjoy it!


Paul Blasi as Jean-François Millet

Bob Caruso as Papa Leroux

Jim Coe as Agamemnon "Chicago" Buckner

Laura Cole as Marie Leroux

Michael Daly as Hans "Dutchy" Von Bismarck

Mark Liebert as Bastien André

Christopher Mayer as Phelim O’Shaughnessy

Kathy Mierisch as Madame Bathilde

Becky Nitka as Cecile Leroux

Jon Russo as Basil Thorpe / Claude Rivière / Charlie / King of France / Inspector Monnet

Melissa Sandberg as Madam Caron

Performance Dates

October 29, 30, 31, November 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13

Thursday, Friday, Saturday - 8pm
Sunday - 3pm