Posts Tagged ‘Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’

HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES

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Sherlock Holmes is back and Actors Co-op’s got him, though Tim Kelly’s stage(y) adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Hound Of The Baskervilles proves an only okay showcase for both its cast and its master sleuth protagonist.

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FLIM FLAM: HOUDINI AND THE HEREAFTER

“Spiritualism” may not be the first word to spring to mind when master illusionist/escape artist Harry Houdini and Sherlock Holmes/Dr. Watson-creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle are mentioned, but it is precisely this fascinating but lesser-known aspect of the two men’s lives on which playwright Gene Franklin Smith has based his World Premiere drama Flim Flam: Houdini And The Hereafter, now entertaining and elucidating audiences at Malibu Playhouse.
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