Acclaimed playwright Ken Ludwig captures the wit and intrigue of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's original novel, The Hound of the Baskervilles, with a hilarious twist. America's longest running company, The Walnut Street Theatre, stages this classic whodunit one night only at Popejoy Hall on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 8 p.m.

Ludwig's light-hearted adaptation of Doyle's classic, Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, premiered in 2015. Baskerville takes the audiences on a sprawling journey through Devonshire moors, imposing mansions, and the dense, mysterious fog that engulfs London streets, leading to a surprisingly funny conclusion. The works of playwright Ken Ludwig have been performed in more than thirty countries and presented in over twenty languages.

Writer of eighteen plays and three musicals, Ludwig's accolades for theatrical achievement include two Tony Awards and two Oliver Awards. Dr. Sherlock Holmes stands among the world's most famous fictional detectives. He's earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most portrayed movie character in history. The Hound of the Baskervilles, written in 1902, is the third Holmes novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

The novel, considered one of Doyle's greatest works, receives high acclaim as a classic mystery.

Baskerville: A Sherlock Homles Mystery includes forty roles, all presented by five performers from Philadelphia's Walnut Street Theatre, the oldest theatre in the United States.

Tickets for Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery will be on sale for $75, $55, $45, and $20. Tickets can be purchased at UNM Ticket Offices at the UNM Bookstore and Dreamstyle Arena (The Pit). Tickets may also be purchased online at popejoypresents.com or unmtickets.com. To charge by phone, call (877) 664-8661 or (505) 925-5858. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling group@popejoypresents.com.

Popejoy Hall is the premier performing arts center in New Mexico. Seating up to 1985 patrons, Popejoy is the largest multi-purpose venue in the state. Following a major renovation in 1996, Popejoy hosts touring Broadway shows, symphony concerts. musical solosits and artists of international caliber, world-renowned ballet and modern dance companies, and noted speakers from a broad spectrum of disciplines.

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