Hound of the Clackervilles
By Adapted by Craig Sodaro
Directed by Michael Treder
THE STORY: The old curmudgeon, Charlie Clackerville, is very angry. He has received an anonymous letter telling him of a curse on the Clackervilles. When Granny, the local witch, arrives, she confirms the curse is true, for in a nightmare she saw a hound glowing in the dark! After rewriting his will, Charlie finds himself alone at the manor, and suddenly hears a hound howling. It creeps closer and closer until it literally frightens poor Charlie to death. The curse has come true! And now Granny warns Hank Bob Clackerville that the hound is after him! Luckily for Hank Bob, his faithful girl, Daisy Mae, has summoned the famous Sherlock Holmes and his ever-loyal sidekick, Dr. Watson, to the mansion to find out what really happened to Charlie. Posing as exterminators, our daring detectives encounter the suspicious Ma Clackerville and her equally doubtful daughters, Sue Bob and Lou Bob. While the ladies are trying to get Clackerville Manor ready for the annual Sadie Hawkins dance, Sherlock and Watson have the opportunity to investigate. A secret passage, a hidden will, a mysterious message, a kidnapping and missing boots all combine with Granny’s continuous premonitions to keep the dynamic duo hopping! When an untrusting Ma hires a pair of old spies, Mata and Hari, to keep their eye on the detectives, all chaos breaks loose! Full of goofy characters, there’s plenty of fun that will leave you ’howling’ with laughter at this hysterical spoof.
Produced by Wisconsin Rapids Community Theatre at WRCT Auditorium; Rapids Mall/Centralia Center,
Performances: July 17-19, 2015
July 17-18 at 7:00pm; July 19 at 2:00pm
Ticket Prices: $6 all seats reserved. Call 715-421-0435 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets
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