November 26-December 21, 2014
330-374-7568 or go to www.actorssummit.org
Director Neil Thackaberry finds all the laughs loitering in the script, of which there are many, and his talented troupe – Stuart Hoffman (as Holmes and others), Frank Jackman (as Watson) and Jim Fippin (as Sir Henry Baskerville and others) – deliver them with comedic conviction. But “Hound” is silly and unsatisfying.
To see a full review of this show, read Bob Abelman's CJN article here.
You have to go to Actors’ Summit to see “The Hounds of the Baskervilles” in the right state of mind. Understand that this is not a “real” Sherlock Holmes mystery tale. Be prepared to laugh, accept the outlandish, and groan at the ridiculousness.To see a full review of this show, read Roy Berko's blog here.
With gas prices hitting an all time low, a trip to Akron to see this show is a real bargain. If you are looking for an absolutely silly program that is loaded with laughs, make the trip. There are only two performances left so hurry.
Three actors are working on overdrive at Actors’ Summit as they portray 14 characters in "Hound of the Baskervilles," a spoof of the Arthur Conan Doyle novel adapted by British authors Steven Canny and John Nicholson.
For audience members who are not well versed in Doyle’s original 1902 Sherlock Holmes story, the first act is bound to be confusing. ... While the play as a whole doesn't reach full-blown slapstick treatment, it does amuse.
To see a full review of this show, read Kerry Clawson's review here.