Mysterium Theater Presents SHERLOCK'S LAST CASE & THE HOUND OF BASKERVILLES in Rep, Now thru 6/29
Mysterium Theater continues its 5th Anniversary season with the mystery spoof SHERLOCK'S LAST CASE by Charles Marowitz.
Not so elementary, my dear Watson. Someone is trying to kill Sherlock Holmes. Now the greatest detective on earth must solve the case of his life. Come travel back to Arthur Conan Doyle's foggy Victorian London to witness hair-raising twists and turns as Holmes and Dr. Watson take the stage for a mystery that's part spoof, part loving tribute and all fun, leading to a stunning final twist that will surely catch you by complete and breath-stopping surprise.
Directed by Dan Blackley and assisted by Kayla Loertscher, this who dun it features a cast of zany characters that keep your mind twisting and turning to follow the clues. The 2 actors playing Sherlock and Watson, Tom Royer and Gino England, portray the iconic roles in both shows and the supporting casts include Barbara Sorenson as Mrs Hudson, Kyle Seitz as Lestrade and Megan Weaver Seitz as Liza Moriarty.
Opening today, June 19- 29 is Holmes' most spine chilling mystery, The Hounds of the Baskervilles by F. Andrew Leslie opens at Mysterium.
...Baskervilles, directed by Eric Modyman, with suspense, humor and terror, features Royer and England, again, as Holmes and Watson. The cast of Justine DeAngelo as Dr. Joanna Mortimer, Jason Warden portraying Sir Henry Baskerville, Frank McKay acts as Mr. Barrymore, while Arthur Hunt is Jack Stapleton, Alyssa Williams plays Beryl Stapleton and Becca Knight is Ms. Barrymore, with Laura Lyons assistant directing the tale of Sir Henry who is heir to the vast Baskerville fortune. This fortune is a legacy that comes with a family curse death at the fangs of a horror that prowls the moor. Only Holmes can stop the beast. While mysterious lights signal Baskerville Hall and the hound terrifies the countryside, the sleuthing begins and suspicion falls on sinister servants, butterfly collectors, ladies in distress and escaped convicts. Who wrote the letter that summoned the hound? Is Sir Henry's romance with the lovely Kathy doomed? Is the supernatural at work?