Modern adaptation is lacking

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’

THE GAME’S AFOOT—Hugh McManigal, left, as Sherlock Holmes and Michael Keane as Dr. Watson in “The Hound of the Baskervilles” at Conejo Players Theater.
Can you imagine “To Kill a Mockingbird” set in Brooklyn? “A Streetcar Named Desire” in Chicago? Taking classic stage productions and placing them in different times and settings is something that playwrights have toyed with for years, but except for Shakespeare’s plays, it rarely works.
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