Tuesday, October 22, 2013

SHERLOCK HOLMES: A SCANDAL IN BOHEMIA, Way Off Broadway Community Players, November 1 - 23, 2013


The play, adapted from the short story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is written by Rick White, a long time member, a frequent performer, and former president of Way Off Broadway. Rick is directing this premiere performance.

Opening Night is Friday, November 1, 2013. The show runs Friday and Saturday evenings at 8pm through Saturday November 23, 2013. Our Sunday Matinee is on November 10 at 3pm. Adult tickets are $20.00; Seniors, Active Military, and Students are $15.00 and Children’s Tickets are $10.00.

Bring in a book, paperback or hard cover, and get a free box of popcorn. Books will be donated to local organizations supporting reading and to local law enforcement entities for distribution within jails and prisons.

The Story: Dr. Watson stops by Baker Street and finds Holmes in the early throes of a new case. Holmes is waiting for a gentleman whose arrival was announced by a cryptic note. The man calls on him that evening, wearing a mask to conceal his identity. He explains that he represents the King of Bohemia, and has a delicate situation that must be handled quickly and discretely. The King was involved with a woman named Irene Adler. Now that the King is to be married to someone else, Miss Adler has threatened to send a photograph to the King’s fiancée revealing their romance. Holmes agrees to take the case and manages to draw the reluctant, but excited, Watson into the fray. Has Holmes gotten himself in too deep this time? Is Irene Adler a more difficult adversary than even Professor Moriarity? The answers Holmes discovers will have a lasting effect on his psyche.

The Cast:

Sherlock Holmes Michael Costilla
Dr. John Watson Ryan Chody
Irene Adler Rina Magni
Mrs. Martha Hudson Cinda White
Mary Morstan-Watson Jennifer Reck
Von Ormstein Bill Craig
Godfrey Norton Clint Cox
Nate the Scissors Grinder Nathan Doughty
Rough Rick Eric Daniels
Ida Lisa Wenning
Cosette Liberty Lindberg
The Crew:
Director Rick White
Assistant Director/Stage Manager Melinda Szabo
Sound/Lights Jeremy Mielens

To make reservations, or for additional information, please call the theatre at 512-259- 5878 or log on to our website at www.wobcp.org. The theatre is located 11880 West FM 2243 , Leander, TX (1 mile west of Highway 183 North and 0.1 miles east of Bagdad Road)

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