Arthur Conan Doyle

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Making Connections: WE THE DETECTIVES at the Free Library and Rosenbach

A multipart new exhibition project exploring the detective, criminal, and all the analogs in between

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THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES (Hedgerow): Finding Sherlock

Thank goodness for Brock D. Vickers. In adapting one of Conan Doyle’s most popular Sherlock Holmes mysteries, he kept the intense tone of the original.

Henry Clarke, Matt Zambrano, and Ron Menzel in Philadelphia Theatre Company's BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY (Photo credit: Mark Garvin)

BASKERVILLE (PTC): The adventure of the omnipresent detective

Ken Ludwig’s idea of turning a Sherlock Holmes story into a comedy isn’t groundbreaking, which means the execution of the idea needs to be really good to stand out

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THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES (Lantern): 60-second review

The adaptation appropriates the ludicrous plot points and outlandish characters in Arthur Conan Doyle’s opus for a fast and fun theatrical comedy.

Holmes (Josh Hitchens) and Watson (Peter Zielinski) at home in the Ebeneezer Maxwell Mansion.

Sherlock Holmes at Home in Northwest Philadelphia: THE VALLEY OF FEAR at the Ebeneezer Maxwell Mansion

Arthur Conan Doyle’s fictional detective stories are well suited to stage, with strong characters, a firm setting, and delicious plot lines.

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THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES (Curio): 60-second review

“Rare moths, wives pretending to be sisters,” deadly moors, escaped killers, and a legendary hellhound: the plot points of Arthur Conan Doyle’s THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES are ripe for…