Tickets: 651.291.7005

Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery Jun 15 – Aug 5, 2018

By Ken Ludwig; Directed by Theo Langason
Mystery-Comedy / Area Premiere / on the Proscenium Stage
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The game’s afoot in this hilarious thriller that’s anything but elementary! From the award-winning mastermind of mayhem, Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor), comes a fast-paced comedy about everyone’s favorite detective solving Sherlock’s most notorious case. Five actors play over 40 comical characters, filling the stage with suspects, allies and heirs. When the wealthy Henry Baskerville is threatened by the fable of a bloodthirsty hound on the moors, the female duo of Holmes and Watson are on the case to sniff out the culprit.

FROM THE DIRECTOR: 
Sherlock is a fascinating character– intuition, ingenuity and intelligence. It is a role in the pantheon of super heroes. I mean, without Sherlock Holmes, is it possible to have Batman? I relish the challenge of tweaking audience expectations – while staying true to the core of the Holmes story that keeps winning fans generation after generation.”

​​ADVISORY: Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery is appropriate for adults and young people ages 11 and up. It’s a thrilling whodunit, so there’s talk of murder and mayhem, but no graphic violence and just mild adult language.

RUNNING TIME: The show runs approximately 2 hours and 10 minutes, including one intermission.
Cast

Crew
Theo Langason – Director
Ashawnti Ford – Assistant Director
Eli Sherlock (Schlatter) – Scenic Designer
Mandi Johnson – Costume Designer
Peter Morrow – Sound Designer
Michael P. Kittel – Lighting Designer
Keely Wolter – Dialect Coach
Laura Topham* – Stage Manager

*member, actors’ equity association

 7:30pm  2:00pm
P – Preview
B – 99¢ Bargain Preview
D – Post-show Discussion
O – Opening Night
ASL – American Sign Language
AD – Audio Description
C – Open Captioning

Special Offers

Mystery Lover’s FAN 4-pack – 4 standard regular run tickets for $120! (That’s 4 tickets for the price of 3!) Grab your friends and share the fun! Use code FAN. Offer not valid on Saturdays. Purchase by June 14.

Saturday Matinee Special: Bring along a young person under age 18 and their ticket is only $10. This special is only available through the ticket office. (651.291.7005 Tues – Fri, 12 – 5pm) Offer applies to matinee performances on June 23 & 30 only. Must purchase by June 14.

Friends of the Library: Wed June 27, 7pm. Join members of the cast and the Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library at St. Anthony Park Library, 2245 Como Ave. Free. More info: 651.222.3242.  

Pregame the Play: Sat July 21, starting at 6pm. Meet the crew, enjoy a free drink, and see the show for $25. For ages 21-45, hosted by Park Square’s Emerging Leaders Advisory Board. Use code PTP. 

Make the Evening Last: Post-show at Vieux Carré. No cover charge with your Park Square ticket stub before or after the show! Visit parksquaretheatre.org/your-visit/dining for more ideas.

• Age 30 & Under $21 (standard seating)

Discounts available for seniors, those under 30, and groups. Programs, dates and artists subject to change. Pricing offers not valid on previous purchases or with other discounts.

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