The Hound of the Baskervilles

By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Adapted by Peepolykus and Steven Canny

Directed by Katrina Stevenson

Jan. 8 – Feb. 2, 2014

Thu. – Sat. 8pm, Sun. 4pm

Tickets: $28

Shimberg Playhouse, Straz Center for the Performing Arts

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An ancient family curse, a desolate moor, a spectral hound and a deranged killer on the loose! The Hound of the Baskervilles is the most celebrated Holmes story of all, a masterpiece of mystery and suspense. One after another, the male heirs of the Baskerville family are being knocked off. Sherlock Holmes, self-proclaimed “greatest detective of all time,” sends Dr. Watson to the countryside in order to prevent more bloodshed, and naturally mayhem (and, in this case wackiness!) of various kinds ensues.

Fans of Jobsite’s previous sold-out productions of The 39 Steps and the (abridged) plays will not want to miss this similarly-veined three-person tour-de-force starring Giles Davies (Sherlock Holmes, et al), David Jenkins (Dr. Watson) and Shawn Paonessa (Sir Henry Baskerville, et al).

In 2007, London’s Peepolykus theater company broke box office records at West Yorkshire Playhouse (also the birthplace of The 39 Steps) with this ingenious adaptation, completely selling out its entire five week run. After touring to Oxford Playhouse, Winchester Theatre Royal, and Liverpool Everyman the show transferred to the West End for a season at The Duchess Theatre, and then finally New York.

David M. Jenkins, Giles Davies and Shawn Paonessa in Jobsite's The Hound of the Baskervilles. (Photo by Crawford Long.)

The most popular of the Sherlock Holmes stories becomes pure comic bliss

The Stage

… in the post-Christmas lull, silliness is next to godliness. And theatre doesn’t come much more sillier than The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Daily Telegraph

… unites constantly inventive physical and verbal comedy with a cheeky respect for the original.

WhatsOnStage

Media

The Hound Leaves Audiences Howling!

Jobsite’s most successful season yet continues with The Hound of the Baskervilles, our first offering of 2014 that sold out the entire first week of performances and left audiences howling with laughter.

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Previews

Jobsite’s Hound aims for howls of laughter – Tampa Tribune

5 Things to do in Tampa Bay to Cure Your Rainy Day Blues – Visit Tampa Bay

Cast & Crew

  • Katrina Stevenson – Director
  • Matthew Ray – Stage Manager

Cast

  • Giles Davies – Sherlock Holmes, et. al.
  • David M. Jenkins – Doctor Watson, et. al.
  • Shawn Paonessa – Sir Henry Baskerville, et. al.

Crew

  • Naomy Ambroise – Assistant Stage Manager
  • Nick Hoop – Assistant Stage Manager
  • Brian M. Smallheer – Scenic/Lighting Designer
  • Dave Steinweg – Sound Designer
  • Katrina Stevenson – Costume Designer

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