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Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Get your deerstalker cap on--the play's afoot! Comedic genius Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor, Moon Over Buffalo) transforms Arthur Conan Doyle's classic The Hound of the Baskervilles into a murderously funny adventure. Sherlock Holmes is on the case. The male heirs of the Baskerville line are being dispatched one by one. To find their ingenious killer, Holmes and Watson must brave the desolate moors 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 forty 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.

Performance dates

NWU Theatre Box Office

The box office is available Monday-Friday, 3-5 p.m. when classes are in session and one hour before performances.

(402) 465-2384
theatre [at] nebrwesleyan.edu (theatre[at]nebrwesleyan[dot]edu)
Elder Theatre Center
51st Street and Huntington Avenue
 

Ticket Policies

  • Each person must have an individual ticket.
  • Tickets may be exchanged for a another performance within the 2023–2024 season if arranged with 24-hour notice.
  • All sales are final.
  • Sales tax will be added to each purchase.
  • Seating begins one half hour prior to the performance. Late seating is not guaranteed.
  • Seating in McDonald Theatre is reserved. All other venues use general seating.
  • Your presence at a performance constitutes your consent to be photographed or recorded for promotional use by NWU.