January 18, 2013 1:21 PM

‘Hound’ actors revel in over-the-top comedy

Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic mystery-horror tale, “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” has been recast by writers Steven Canny and John Nicholson as a strictly-for-laughs romp that owes more to vaudeville than the traditions of detective fiction. The play was written to be performed by three actors playing multiple roles.

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