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Mark Twain Cultural Center

760 Mays Blvd, Incline Village, NV 89451-9668
+1 775-831-2820
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Mind blowing experience, much to enjoy

This character actor has been in the business for years, knows all the history/stories/travels of... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Incline Village, Nevada
Fun evening with Mark Twain

McAvoy Layne takes you back in time for a real time visit with Mark Twain. His dress, mannerisms... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2016
Phillip S
Reno, Nevada
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760 Mays Blvd, Incline Village, NV 89451-9668
+1 775-831-2820
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

This character actor has been in the business for years, knows all the history/stories/travels of Mark Twain, mind provoking, comedy of his adventures in many lands of this famous author's life, always a star with outstanding performances, you will enjoy him, don't miss him.

1  Thank SamB29
Reviewed 20 July 2016

McAvoy Layne takes you back in time for a real time visit with Mark Twain. His dress, mannerisms and speech transforms into a true evening, where you can have direct interchange with the Ghost of Mark Twain! A great adventure for any fan of Mark...More

1  Thank Phillip S
Reviewed 24 May 2015

If you have not seen Macavoy Laine as Mark twain you have missed a great show. He brings the author to life with some fun stories and tales with a local and timely twist.

1  Thank Karen L
Reviewed 2 December 2014

We have been here several times for Mark Twain performances, every one different and each one magical. Bring your own dinner and libations and a few friends for great entertainment by a national treasure by the name of McAvoy Layne. He travels all over the...More

1  Thank K K
Reviewed 19 October 2014

We stumbled upon this theatre/cultural centre quite by accident and ventured in to be met by a very enthusiastic proprietor who looked just like Mark Twain. We learnt a great deal by talking to him and he invited us to come back to the evening's...More

Thank Freya1958
Reviewed 11 January 2013

Mark Twain came alive once more. I believe the Mark Twain Cultural Center is no more, but the man who does the impersonation, did a special show, which was funny, creative and entertaining. You could bring your own food to dine at tables before the...More

Reviewed 1 June 2012

Great venue for talks, Mark Twain history and the unparalleled reenactments of McAvoy Layne, the Ghost of Mark Twain.

1  Thank mes227
Reviewed 14 May 2012

This is a lovely place to drop by for a spot of Sunday brunch. The crab and filet mignon omelet was just wonderful, the open air, the music in the background and the reasonable prices make this a really pleasant place to lunch Sunday or...More

1  Thank Texastravelers94
Reviewed 9 January 2012

The Center Closed this month - It was printed in the Bonanza (local paper)

1  Thank Gemma'smum
Reviewed 31 October 2011

We went to see the Mark Twain impersonator (we have seen others do this) and it was a wonderul evening. We were invited to bring food and drink-so we took a bottle of wine, some cheese and crackers and settled back at our table to...More

1  Thank Texastravelers94
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Jim n
23 June 2015|
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Response from Jim n |
Thanks found the website its ghostoftwain. it has contact info appreciate the reply
22 June 2015|
Response from Karen L | Reviewed this property |
The website "ghost of twain" lists some upcoming events and a phone number you can call for more info. Run the words together followed by the usual com. Or you can email him at Mcavoylayne, he has a gmail acct. Sometimes... More