Holbrook studied acting with the William Esper Studio's two-year Meisner Acting Program, and with Shane Ann Younts' two-year voice and speech program, and he received an SCPS Certificate in 16mm film from New York University.
Holbrook is also a photographer who has done work for David Armstrong.
for over half a century, and currently, That Evening Sun director Scott Teems is in production on a documentary, Holbrook/Twain, that explores the cultural touchstone.
” The March 6, 1967, TV special was the first national telecast of the one-man show, which Holbrook had been performing onstage since 1954. It does not have the guts, the courage, to speak the truth when it comes to the question of making money. Hal Holbrook developed a one-man show, a series of performances, called Mark Twain Tonight, during his college time. He graduated from Culver Academies and then from Denison University.Hal Holbrook recently spoke with Paste about Mark Twain when we named the great American author our 2010 Man of the Year in Nonfiction.Holbrook, of course, has portayed Twain in the one man show Mark Twain Tonight!