TheatreWorks to Present Spoof of HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, 4/2-27

TheatreWorks to Present Spoof of HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, 4/2-27

TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents the laugh-a-second send-up of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's brilliant Sherlock Holmes mystery, adapted by Stephen Canny and John Nicholson.

In the wacky style of The 39 Steps, HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES stirs an ancient family curse, a spectral hound, a deranged killer, and a pair of well-known sleuths into a comic masterpiece alive with mystery, suspense, and uproarious fun. Three brilliant actors play dozens of roles as the deerstalkered detective of Baker Street faces off against the colossal canine of the moors. TheatreWorks' Artistic Director Robert Kelley will direct.

Show schedule: Previews: Wednesday, April 2 to Friday, April 4, 2014; Press Opening: Saturday, April 5, 2014; Closes: Sunday, April 27, 2014. Times: Previews: 8:00 PM; Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 7:30 PM; Thursdays and Fridays: 8:00 PM; Saturdays: 2:00 PM, 8:00 PM; and Sundays: 2:00 PM, 7:00 PM. All performances run at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro Street (at Mercy).

Tickets: $19 (30 and under) - $73; savings available for educators, seniors, and patrons 30 and under. A $6 convenience fee will be assessed for online and telephone orders. For information or to order tickets visit or call (650) 463-1960.

Pictured: Ron Campell, seen here in TheatreWorks' 2007 production of "Twelfth Night," will return as Sherlock Holmes in the company's upcoming comedy HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES. Photo by David Allen.

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