David Carkeet


Six by Twain: Short Stories by Mark Twain Adapted for the Stage had a staged reading at the Mark Twain House and Museum, Hartford, Connecticut, on November 30, 2016. The plays are adaptations of "The McWilliamses and the Burglar Alarm," "Buck Fanshaw's Funeral," "Adam and Eve," "Cannibalism in the Cars," "What is Man?" and "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg." Directed by Chris Bushey (peeking from back row below), with a cast of  community theater actors from central Connecticut.

See the New Play Exchange for more information about the plays.


"Adam and Eve," an adaptation of works by Mark Twain about the original couple, was produced at the Warner International Playwrights Festival in Torrington, Connecticut, on October 15, 2016. 

(Adam: Dan Porri; Eve: Lauren Jacob; Snake: Josh Newey; photo by Luke Haughwout)

"Her Worst Enemy" had a staged reading at the Northern Arizona Playwriting Showcase in Flagstaff on Sept. 9, 10, and 11, 2016. The ten-minute play is an adaptation of the Mark Twain short story "The Facts Concerning the Recent Carnival of Crime in Connecticut."

(Bobby: Rob Peters; Conscience: Anna Sobolov Good; Angela: Tracie Hansen; photo by Ann Marie Cummins)

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