Summary Of ' The Hound Of The Baskervilles '

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On December 26th, 2015, my mother and I went to go see the show, Baskerville, by Ken Ludwig, at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre in Philadelphia. The play was a different and clever take on the mystery novel, The Hound of the Baskervilles, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The play the book tell the story about an attempted murder of a man called Sir Henry Baskerville, who has just inherited his uncle, Sir Charles Baskerville’s estate. There is some suspicion surrounding Sir Charles’ death. It is said that he died of a heart attack, but his friend who found him dead, Dr. James Mortimer, noticed an expression of fear on his face and the prints of “gigantic hound” nearby. So the doctor brings the case to Mr. Holmes and it begins.
The venue of the show was the Suzanne Roberts Theatre in Philadelphia. It was a very sleek and modern looking place. It was smaller than I imagined outside and inside of the theatre. The stage was a perfect square black box type stage, completely surrounded by lights. The show was done by the Philadelphia Theatre Company, and the show was written by American playwright Ken Ludwig. The contemporary drama show premiered at the Arena Stage in Washington, DC on January 16th, 2015.
Ludwig’s interpretation of the story was very clever and funny. It was close to being farcical, but the actual premise of the show kept it from reaching that point. There were two things that made the play stand out. When I looked at the cast list before I went to see the show I

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