The Hound of the Baskervilles on Granville Island

Comments 29 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Bad Dog Productions presents its highly successful Western Canadian exclusive production of The Hound of the Baskervilles in Vancouver at Studio 1398 on Granville Island from Tuesday, April 22nd through to Saturday, May 3rd, 2014.

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The Hound of the Baskervilles on Granville Island

Directed by Langley-based, multi award-winning director, Ellie King, this imaginative and hysterical spoof of the classic Sherlock Holmes story is a challenging, yet highly entertaining piece of theatre filled with lightning fast changes of character, scenery, and costume.

The Hound of the Baskervilles is one of the most famous detective stories ever told. The noble Baskerville family is threatened by a curse: “a great, black beast larger than any hound that ever mortal eye has rested upon” terrorizes and kills any family member who comes to live at the Baskerville estate. Into this atmosphere of lonely moors, ancient secrets, deadly threats, and ghostly apparitions comes the supremely rational Sherlock Holmes – a man described by his friend Watson as “the most perfect reasoning and observing machine the world has ever seen.” Piece by piece, Holmes and Watson solve the mystery and find the culprit.

I attended the premiere in Surrey last fall along with members of BC’s Sherlock Holmes Society who called the production a “wonderfully hilarious spoof.”

Tickets and Show Details

Tickets for The Hound of the Baskervilles are available online, by phone at 1-800-838-3996, or in person (one hour prior to curtain only) at Studio 1398, which is located on Granville Island at 1398 Cartwright Street.

April 22nd to April 24th at 8:00pm
Preview performances: $15
Student Rush tickets: $10 (with a valid student ID)

April 25th, 26th, 30th and May 1st to 3rd at 8:00pm / April 26th and May 3rd at 3:00pm
Adult admission: $25
Over 60 & under 14: $20
Student Rush tickets: $10 (with a valid student ID)
School Matinees April 30 and May 1 at 1:00pm*
School/group booking: $10 (one complimentary ticket per 10 purchased)
*can only be booked through hound1398@gmail.com

Contest

If you would like to check out The Hound of the Baskervilles, I have a pair of tickets to give away for its run on Granville Island. Here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Friday, April 11th, 2014. Follow the production on Facebook and Twitter for more information.

Update The winner is Annie mike gismondi!

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29 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. CameronThursday, April 3rd, 2014 — 7:33pm PDT

    I once saw a Wishbone episode (PBS series)where he dressed as Sherlock Holmes in Hound of the Baskervilles. That was a great show which always combined a classic literary tale with dogs in costumes.

  2. JasThursday, April 3rd, 2014 — 9:12pm PDT

    Have read the Arthur Conan Doyle story and would love to see how it looks on stage!

  3. MoniqueThursday, April 3rd, 2014 — 9:20pm PDT

    Great contest

  4. Bryan CFriday, April 4th, 2014 — 2:05am PDT

    Looks like a great show!

  5. kayFriday, April 4th, 2014 — 12:52pm PDT

    Spoooooky

  6. DarcyFriday, April 4th, 2014 — 3:50pm PDT

    Would be fun to see a play at Granville Island

  7. LoriFriday, April 4th, 2014 — 4:04pm PDT

    I’ve never seen a play at Granville Island…great contest!

  8. TracyFriday, April 4th, 2014 — 4:16pm PDT

    Looks like a fun show!

  9. StaceyFriday, April 4th, 2014 — 9:19pm PDT

    Mr. Holmes, they were the footprints of a gigantic hound!

  10. RebeccaSaturday, April 5th, 2014 — 12:58am PDT

    Looks like a fun night out at the theatre

  11. SaraSaturday, April 5th, 2014 — 12:06pm PDT

    This sounds fun. Loved the book!

  12. angela griffinSunday, April 6th, 2014 — 4:53am PDT

    sounds super fun

  13. mike gismondiSunday, April 6th, 2014 — 4:53am PDT

    i’d love to see this!

  14. Lucie BSunday, April 6th, 2014 — 11:33am PDT

    Love every thing to do with Sherlock, but have never seen a stage adaptation.

  15. taniaSunday, April 6th, 2014 — 1:02pm PDT

    Looks like a fun show!

  16. katie borrettSunday, April 6th, 2014 — 11:06pm PDT

    yes! would love this!

  17. KellySunday, April 6th, 2014 — 11:07pm PDT

    Hope to win!

  18. AnnieMonday, April 7th, 2014 — 12:21am PDT

    I love sherlock holmes! Have read the book and watch the movies! This would be one great production to go to!!!

  19. KrissyMonday, April 7th, 2014 — 11:17am PDT

    Holmes is the best!

  20. Naomi LMonday, April 7th, 2014 — 9:30pm PDT

    I LOVED this particular Sherlock story. I would love to win tickets!

  21. HoneymanTuesday, April 8th, 2014 — 10:49am PDT

    Aw yeah. Sounds awesome.

  22. AshleyTuesday, April 8th, 2014 — 12:33pm PDT

    My favorite story of the Sherlock Holmes books!

  23. SamTuesday, April 8th, 2014 — 4:50pm PDT

    Sherlock and Watson are the best, would love to see this take on it.

  24. Teresa KTuesday, April 8th, 2014 — 9:00pm PDT

    I’d love to win.

  25. Steve v.Thursday, April 10th, 2014 — 7:55am PDT

    The game is afoot!

  26. LauraThursday, April 10th, 2014 — 7:56am PDT

    We really enjoy seeing shows at Granville Island!

  27. Charleen BrighamThursday, April 10th, 2014 — 2:16pm PDT

    It be awesome to see beautiful icebergs before they are gone from this world

  28. Andy C.Friday, April 11th, 2014 — 6:46am PDT

    Sherlock Holmes has always been a mystery to me.

  29. Gina andersonFriday, April 11th, 2014 — 8:12am PDT

    I’ve never seen Sherlock Holmes performed live – would love the opportunity. Great Job, again Miss.604 – you keep us informed and up to date!

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