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BSBs Lyndsay and Ashley chat on the phone with legendary playwright Ken Ludwig about the hilariously ridiculous and exhilarating Baskerville, currently playing in Philadelphia at the Suzanne Roberts Theater.
From how the show came to be to magnetic flowers shooting down from the ceiling to why having a younger Holmes & Watson is the cool thing to do, Ken brings us into his delightful world. Ken Ludwig has had 6 shows on Broadway and 7 in London’s West End, and his plays and musicals have been performed in more than 30 countries in over 20 languages. This includes The Game’s Afoot about William Gillette and his newest romp, Baskerville.
You can find out more about Ken and his work at his website, www.kenludwig.com, as well as follow him on twitter @ken_ludwig.
Get your deerstalker cap on—the play’s afoot! From the award-winning mastermind of mayhem, Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor), comes a fast-paced comedy about everyone’s favorite detective solving his most notorious case. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson must crack the mystery of “The Hound of the Baskervilles” before a family curse dooms its newest heir. Watch as our intrepid investigators try to escape a dizzying web of clues, silly accents, disguises and deceit as five actors deftly portray more than 40 characters. Does a wild hellhound prowl the moors of Devonshire? Can our heroes discover the truth in time? Join the fun and see how far from elementary the truth can be.
You can read our review of the performance when it was at Arena Stage last year [HERE].
And get tickets to its current run in Philadelphia until December 27th [HERE].
——————————————————— [DOWNLOAD] | [LISTEN] | [iTUNES] BSBs Lyndsay and Ashley chat on the phone with legendary playwright Ken Ludwig about the hilariously ridiculous and exhilarating Baskerville, currently playing in Philadelphia at the Suzanne Roberts Theater. From how the show came to be to magnetic flowers shooting down from the ceiling to why having a younger Holmes… Read More »
Presenting our gorgeous poster by Elizabeth Lord. You can purchase tickets to the 2016 Daintiest Thing In A Dressing Gown Pyjama Party at http://daintiestpjparty.brownpapertickets.com Wait, pyjama party?! Yes, that’s right! Come in your finest dressing gowns, onesies, negligees, and fluffy bunny slippers. Open to all Sherlockians and their friends. There will be a buffet… Read More »
Reviewed by Amy Children’s literature is a far trickier genre than it appears to be. As CS Lewis famously asserted, a book isn’t worth a child’s time if it isn’t worth an adult’s time. Elizabeth Varadan has crafted a story that is certainly aimed at, and appropriate for, children, but I found myself getting pulled… Read More »
Tickets for our 4th charity ball in support of wounded and disabled veterans ARE NOW ON SALE at daintiestpjparty.bpt.me! This year we’re throwing a PYJAMA PARTY! Yes, that’s right! Come in your finest dressing gowns, onesies, negligees, and fluffy bunny slippers. William Gillette will be our lovely host and as always, entertainment will be abound in form… Read More »
Lovarzi has once again teamed up with the BBC to bring more Sherlockian goodies, this time in the form of some stylish umbrellas and (at last!) a Moriarty themed scarf. The umbrellas come in two styles, long handled with a “Sherlock’s London” motif and a compact version which features icons from the show and holds… Read More »
Tickets for our 4th charity ball in support of wounded and disabled veterans will go on sale Friday, November 20th at daintiestpjparty.bpt.me! This year we have a few changes: 1) We are offering $65 VIP tickets that will include extra goodies. There are a limited amount and they will include admission, print of official poster… Read More »
——————————————————— [DOWNLOAD] | [LISTEN] | [iTUNES] By popular request we are doing reaction episodes for the first series of BBC’s Sherlock! But we couldn’t just jump in with “A Study In Pink.” Oh no. We have to take a step back and look at the un-aired pilot. From skin tight jeans to leather jackets, Batman,… Read More »
Deck the halls with ugly sweat…shirts… We all need more ugly sweaters in our lives, but sometimes sweaters can be itchy… so here is a very ugly, but quite Sherlockian, ugly sweatshirt, brought to you by The Baker Street Babes. Celebrate the holidays with some Victorian Swag and a heavy dose of garish Sherlockian emblems to… Read More »
Coloring books are making their way once again into our hearts and we are delighted to say we’ve got three copies of the new Sherlock coloring book to give away! You can color with Sherlock, John, Lestrade, and Moriarty all across London. There’s hidden clues in the drawings and honestly, hours of fun. Who doesn’t… Read More »
We are delighted to present the exclusive cover reveal of Warlock Holmes! In the world of hundreds of Holmes inspired stories and pastiches, finding something new in the pile is always a joy. Warlock Holmes: A Study In Brimstone may just be that… Sherlock Holmes is an unparalleled genius who uses the gift of deduction… Read More »