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Arts & Entertainment - April 18, 2014

Sherlock goes sidesplitting

'Hound of the Baskervilles' howls with hilarity

by Jeanie K. Smith

There's something about watching grown men go totally silly on stage that is incredibly funny and exhilarating, especially when those men are Ron Campbell, Darren Bridgett and Michael Gene Sullivan, three masters of comedy. It helps when the script is a clever adaptation of the famous story by Arthur Conan Doyle, "The Hound of the Baskervilles." The term "adaptation" is used loosely here to describe a rather free-wheeling romp through the story, in a not-at-all-veiled excuse for rampant theatrical fun.

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