B Street Theatre Presents THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, 6/29-8/10

B Street Theatre Presents THE HOUND OF THE  BASKERVILLES, 6/29-8/10

John Nicholson and Steven Canny's ingenious comedy comes to the Mainstage from June 29 to August 10.

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.

When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead with the paw prints of a gigantic hound beside his body, the great detective SherlockHolmes is summoned to unravel the mysteries surrounding hisdeath. With the help of Dr. Watson, Holmes must untanglethe ancient curse of the Hound of the Baskervilles.

Written by John Nicholson and Steven Canny for the hit comedy team Peepolykus, this version premiered at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, UK in 2007.

Play: The Hound of the Baskerville

Playwright: Steven Canny & John Nicholson from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Director: Buck Busfield

Cast: Greg Alexander as Actor 1; Jason Kuykendall as Actor 2; John Lamb as Actor 3

Scenic Designer: Samantha Reno

Lighting Design: Ron Madonia

More about B Street Theatre: B Street Theatre is a non-profit, professional theatre company producing primarily new work for adults, families and children. The two-theatre playhouse on B Street in Midtown Sacramento is home to the Mainstage Series, B3 Series and Family Series, each created to feature intimate, quality theatre for audiences year-round. Recognized as one of Northern California's top professional theatres, B Street Theatre has produced more than 100 new plays, 60 of which are world, national, West Coast or regional premieres.

B Street Theatre was originally founded in 1986 for the purpose of bringing the excitement of live performance to children through the B Street Theatre School Tour. This educational outreach program serves over 200,000 students in Northern California annually.

Other B Street Theatre programs include the B Street Theatre Family Series and Family Series Student Matinees (for school field trips), the B3 Series, B Street Acting Conservatory and Studio for Young People, and the B Street Theatre Internship program for pre-professional/post-college training. B Street Theatre has produced over 250 professional productions since 1986.

More information at www.bstreettheatre.org.

The mission of B Street Theatre is to promote education and literacy, social interaction, and cultural enrichment by engaging children and adults in the highest quality theatre arts and playwriting.

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