"Sharp and resourceful...played with freshness and theatricality...charming."Variety
"Endearing... a reminder of Twain's storytelling genius and how much fun it can be... flavorful as apple cider, pungent, ironic."The Los Angeles Times
"Sharp and resourceful... played with freshness and theatricality... charming."Variety
"This utterly engaging work seduces the audience with an ease that would make the sly satanic snake supremely jealous."Santa Barbara News Press
"Mark Twain isn't just for Hal Holbrook anymore. David Birney brings Mark Twain's words to life... in a romantic adventure for the ages."Times Union, Albany, New York
First produced for PBS "American Playhouse," The Diaries... is a uniquely American theatre piece. Since that time, the show has enjoyed well over 200 productions, in both extended runs and touring engagements at regional theatres, college and university theatres, and performing arts centers on both coasts and across the country.
Mark Twain's The Diaries of Adam and Eve Script
Mark Twain's The Diaries of Adam and Eve, is a uniquely American theatre piece, funny, beautiful, and deeply moving. David Birney has crafted a light-hearted look at the world's first love story through the eyes of America's greatest humorist, Mark Twain, whose Garden of Eden bursts with wit, laughter and the lyric poignance of the first love and the first loss.