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Lantern Theater Company to Host 'Quirk of Quarks' Following QED this Month
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 17, 2014

Lantern Theater Company presents The Quirks of Quarks: Richard Feynman's Legacy following the performances of QED on Sunday November 23 and Sunday, November 30. The discussion, delving into Richard Feynman's greatest discoveries and his lasting impact on the world of science, will be led by prominent local physicists Paul Halpern (November 23) and Kenneth William Ford (November 30) joined by the QED cast members. Admittance to both events is free to QED ticketholders.

THE SECRET ADVERSARY to Premiere at Watermill Theatre, Feb. 12
by Matt Smith - Nov 7, 2014

The Watermill Theatre is delighted to announce its Spring 2015 Season, with highlights including three world stage premieres; the first adaptation of Agatha Christie's The Secret Adversary, a new musical revue Tuxedo Junction compiled by Simon Slater, and E.H. Gombrich's bestseller A Little History of the World. The Spring 2015 season goes on sale on Monday 10 November at10am.

Watermill Theatre Announces Spring 2015 Season
by Carrie Dunn - Nov 7, 2014

The Watermill Theatre is delighted to announce its Spring 2015 Season, with highlights including three world stage premieres; the first adaptation of Agatha Christie's The Secret Adversary, a new musical revue Tuxedo Junction compiled by Simon Slater, and E.H. Gombrich's bestseller A Little History of the World.

BWW Previews: First Stage Recreates the Suspense of Sherlock Homes in World Premiere: THE BAKER STREET IRREGULARS
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Oct 13, 2014

Who remembers when Sherlock Holmes needed the assistance of five street urchins named after his famous residence on 221b Baker Street to assist him in solving mysteries, a gang called "The Baker Street Irregulars?" Die hard fans of Sherlock Holmes, and now, Milwaukee, when First Stage presents their World Premiere play opening this October titled: Sherlock Holmes: The Baker Street Irregulars. Written by Eric Coble based on the graphic novels of Tony Lee, the production explores the three years when Holmes disappeared, or his hiatus," a time when one of the stories ended as he and his arch enemy Moriarty careened over a waterfall, supposedly to their deaths.

Five Celebrity Chefs Immortalized On Limited Edition Forever Stamps
by Robert Diamond - Sep 26, 2014

The Postal Service is cooking up a feast of 20 million Limited Edition Celebrity Chefs Forever stamps today. The sugar-free, fat-free, zero-calorie stamps will be on the menu of the nation's Post Offices beginning today.

Peter Parnell's QED Completes Lantern Theater Company's 2014-15 Season
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 18, 2014

Lantern Theater Company announces the addition of QED by Peter Parnell to its 2014/15 mainstage season, completing a line-up that also includes Tom Stoppard's theatrical masterpiece Arcadia, John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning Doubt: A Parable, William Shakespeare's classic comedy of the sexes The Taming of the Shrew, and Steven Canny and John Nicholson's inventive and brilliantly farcical adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles.

B Street Theatre Presents THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, 6/29-8/10
by Courtnie Mele - Jun 7, 2014

The B Street Theatre is thrilled to present The Hound of the Baskervilles. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most celebrated Sherlock Holmes tale gets a hilarious makeover.

Summer Stages: Top 10 Summer Theatre Offerings in Columbus, Ohio
by Christina Mancuso - Jun 2, 2014

As the summer months heat up, so do the Columbus stages. Check out BWW's top 5 picks that the whole family can enjoy without breaking the bank this summer:

NOW THEN AGAIN, THE LAST FIVE YEARS and More Set for Penfold Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by Jillian Gaier - May 5, 2014

On May 4th - at its annual fundraising gala, A Marvelous Party! - Penfold Theatre Company announced its 2014-15 season line-up: Now Then Again, Miracle on 34th Street: a classic Penfold radiocast, The Last Five Years, and The Hound of the Baskervilles. Penfold Theatre Company cultivates a love for live theatre in northern Travis and Williamson Counties by offering first-class, professional theatre performances and education programs. The 2013-2014 Season will close with Romeo & Juliet, running June 5-28, 2014. This is Penfold's seventh season. More information is available online at http://www.penfoldtheatre.org/about/2014_15.

ARCADIA, DOUBT & More Set for Lantern Theater Company's 2014-15 Season
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 17, 2014

In the midst of their milestone 20th anniversary season, Lantern Theater Company today announced the productions that will comprise their 2014/15 season. Continuing a critically acclaimed tradition of presenting classic, modern and original works that authentically and intimately explore the human spirit, the season will open with Tom Stoppard's thrilling masterpiece Arcadia, directed by the Lantern's Associate Artistic Director Kathryn MacMillan. Arcadia will be presented in conjunction with a sixth annual festival of special events and guests, inviting audiences into the work and inspiring continued conversation. In the winter months, Barrymore Award-winning actors Mary Martello and Ben Dibble will headline John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning Doubt: A Parable, also directed by MacMillan. In the spring, Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon helms a fresh, sexy take on William Shakespeare's comedy of the sexes, The Taming of the Shrew. The season will close with an inventive and cheeky adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles, featuring Dave Johnson.

Court Theatre Presents THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, Now thru May 17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

The Court Theatre is proud to announce their production of The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson. Directed by Melanie Camp, The Hound of the Baskervilles will run today, 12 April - 17 May, 2014.

TheatreWorks Presents Spoof of HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

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.

Court Theatre to Present THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, April 12-May 17
by Diana Heisroth - Mar 26, 2014

The Court Theatre is proud to announce their production of The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson. Directed by Melanie Camp, The Hound of the Baskervilles will run 12 April - 17 May, 2014.

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES Begins 3/21 at Latvian Centre
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 17, 2014

A BARKING mad comedy version of the Sherlock Holmes classic The Hound of the Baskervilles comes to the stage this autumn with three women playing 15 roles.

Renaissance Theaterworks to Stage SKIN TIGHT, 4/4-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Renaissance Theaterworks (RTW) presents the 3rd show of its 21st season, SKIN TIGHT. In 2004, Laura Gordon had her first professional directorial debut with SKIN TIGHT, produced by Renaissance Theaterworks. 'We're ecstatic, ten years later, Laura and the original cast are returning to remount this poetic love story. I literally cannot wait to see it again' shares Suzan Fete, RTW's Artistic Director. Opening night is Saturday, April 5th at 8:00 pm.

TheatreWorks to Present Spoof of HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, 4/2-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

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.

BWW Reviews: HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES Dogs Other Spoofs of Classics, but Loses the Trail
by Lauren Yarger - Dec 15, 2013

With the success of THE 39 STEPS, a spoof of the Alfred Hitchcock film, it is no surprise that other similar shows would find their way onto the stage. Playhouse on the Park in west Hartford is hosting a run of one wannabe, THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES.

Theater Project to Offer Pay-What-You-Can Performance of THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, 10/3
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 30, 2013

To make sure that no one is kept from live professional theater by rising ticket prices, The Theater Project at the Burgdorff Center in Maplewood is offering a special performance at 8 PM, Thursday, October 3, when patrons will pay whatever they choose for admission.

Theater Project Announces Pay-What-You-Can HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES Performance, 10/3
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 10, 2013

SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES runs September 26 - October 13, but the October 3 performance has been set aside as PAY WHAT YOU CAN night. The parody of Conan Doyle's famous detective novel is by Steve Canny and John Nicholson.

Theater Project to Stage SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, 9/26-10/13
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 30, 2013

The Theater Project, the professional company at the Burgdorff Center in Maplewood will present a comedy, SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES September 26 - October 13. The hound is more funny than ferocious in this comic retelling of the famous Conan Doyle mystery by Steve Canny and John Nicholson.

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