Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery | Springfield, Illinois | Visit Springfield
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October 11, 2024 - October 13, 2024
Friday & Saturday - 7:30PM; Sunday - 3:00PM

The Hoogland Center for the Arts
420 S. Sixth St, Springfield
217-523-2787

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Get your deerstalker cap on - the play's afoot! The male heirs of the Baskerville line are being dispatched one by one. To find their ingenious killer, Holmes and Watson must brave the desolate moors before a family curse dooms its newest heir. Watch as our intrepid investigators try to escape a dizzying web of clues, silly accents, disguises, and deceit as five actors deftly portray more than forty characters. Does a wild hellhound prowl the moors of Devonshire? Can our heroes discover the truth in time?

Comedic genius Ken Ludwig transforms Arthur Conan Doyle's classic The Hound of the Baskervilles into a murderously funny adventure. Produced by Spencer Theatre Company, "Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery" will be presented during a limited three-day run at the Hoogland Center for the Arts on Friday, October 11 at 7:30pm, Saturday, October 12 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, October 14 at 2:00pm.