Winter Comedy: Is He Dead?

By Mark Twain, Adapted by David Ives
Directed by Kari Hatfield

ACU Theatre presents Mark Twain's "Is He Dead?" with showtimes throughout February!

A sparkling slapstick comedy composed in 1898 in Vienna by Mark Twain, Is He Dead? was left virtually undiscovered until its heavily acclaimed Broadway production in 2007. To find success in 1840s, Paris, a penniless painter fakes his demise and disguises himself as his identical twin sister. Variety called Is He Dead? an “elaborate madcap comedy that reaches especially high comic heights.”

February 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 2014
Fulks Theatre, 7:30 p.m. | Talkback on February 15

Download the study guide

Featured Video
Tepper Semester
The Tepper Semester is a unique program in which the ACU Theatre is partnering with the Syracuse University Department of Drama to give students the opportunity to live and study in New York City.
  • Buy Tickets
    Buy Tickets

    Purchase ACU Theatre tickets online now or call 325-674-ARTS (2787). The Box Office is open weekdays 1-5 p.m.

    Buy tickets

  • Apply to ACU
    Apply to ACU

    Apply Online

    Learn more about our application and admissions process.

  • Schedule an Audition
    Schedule an Audition

    Do you want to become an ACU Theatre major?

    Schedule an audition

Connect Online