Hound of the Baskervilles"
Center Stage's production of The Hound of Baskervilles has
completed casting and rehearsals are underway for this Tim
Kelly offering. Director Richard Lovings and Assistant Director
Gloria Foreman have put together an ensemble cast for Holmes'
most spine-chilling mystery.
of Baskervilles, set in 1889 in London, is slated to hit the
DCS stage February 22nd-24th with curtain at 7:30 p.m. and
February 25th with curtain at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $5.00
for students and $10.00 for adults.
cast will include John Bariola as Dr. Watson; Andrew Hoszowski
as Sherlock Holmes; George Blackburn as Dr. Mortimer; W.D.
Pickens as Sir Henry Baskerville; Thom Ferguson as Barrymore;
Abby Kinnebrew as Mrs. Barrymore; Tim Bailey as John Stapleton;
Carol Hoszowski as Beryl Stapleton; and Anita Killens as Laura
for a story involving the great detective Sherlock Holmes,
The Hound of the Baskervilles is a full length novel and the
longest Holmes adventure - the most famous story of the most
famous detective in the world. Taking place in both London
and Devon, the novel traces the story of American Sir Henry
Baskerville, the heir to a considerable estate after the death
of Sir Charles Baskerville of a heart attack. Due to a West
Country legend about a huge demon dog roaming the moors and
seeking an ancient vengeance against the Baskervilles, locals
are convinced that Sir Charles' death was no accident. Sherlock
Holmes is invited by a certain Dr. Mortimer to investigate
the matter for the benefit of Sir
Henry. Holmes and his sidekick Watson who is sent ahead to
Devon are drawn into a fatal adventure of superstition and
revenge on the barren, gloomy moors in this hugely enjoyable
offering is produced by special arrangements with Dramatists
Play Services, Inc. and is sponsored in part by a grant from
the Mississippi Arts Commission. For additional information
contact Director Richard Lovings at 335-2494, Delta Center
Stage Production Board Chair Robby Scucchi at 335-6839.
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