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Is He Dead?
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Is He Dead?

  • By Mark Twain in 1898.
  • Adapted for the stage by David Ives in 2007.

In this newly discovered Mark Twain comedy, the original master of American humor dishes out a sly critique of the art world with acerbic wit and social commentary well ahead of his time. Is He Dead? is a fast-paced play about a struggling artist who stages his own death to drive up the price of his paintings. As the riotous scheme unfolds, Twain poses daring questions about fame, greed, and the value of art, and pokes his signature, mischievous fun at everyone involved.


  • Thursday, September 17 at 7:30pm (Preview)
  • Friday, September 18 at 8:00pm (Opening)
  • Saturday, September 19 at 8:00pm
  • Sunday, September 20 at 2:00pm
  • Friday, September 25 at 8:00pm
  • Saturday, September 26 at 8:00pm
  • Sunday, September 27 at 2:00pm
  • Wednesday, September 30 at 8:00pm (Mid-week special)
  • Friday, October 2 at 8:00pm
  • Saturday, October 3 at 8:00pm


  • Chicago: Alex Levitt
  • Dutchy: Cooper Gorelick
  • Papa Leroux: Richard Mooney
  • Marie Leroux: Erica Earwood
  • Cecile Leroux: Michelle Murdock
  • J F Millet: Michael Lovell
  • Bastien Andre: Jeff Hopkins
  • Madame Bathilde: Marti Palmieri
  • Madame Caron: Bev Beardsley
  • Philem O’Shaugnessy: Harrison Webb
  • Thorpe/Riviere/Charlie/King: Michael Pliskin

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About HP&P

It is our mission to provide quality theater at an affordable price to a wide range of Delaware Valley audiences, as well as to provide a creative outlet for non-professionals, in an atmosphere of personal and social enrichment that is open to all persons with a commitment to non-profit theater.


Funding has been made possible in part by the Camden County Cultural & Heritage Commission at Camden County College, through the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

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