For Immediate Release 
February 5, 2015

IRT HOSTS CONTEST FOR INDIANA’S “LOCAL DETECTIVES”


Indianapolis—The Indiana Repertory Theatre (IRT) thanks “local detectives” (police, firefighters and first responders) for their work in our local communities by hosting a contest prior to the opening of The Hound of the Baskervilles, which comes to the OneAmerica Mainstage on Feb. 18.

The winner of the contest will win a row of seats to see The Hound of the Baskervilles and dinner provided by Punch Burger, for the officer and seven of his or her friends and family for the March 3 show only.

The community is invited to nominate officers who have inspired, mentored and/or protected our local communities by submitting the nominee’s photo, name, department and reason for nomination. All entries must include a photo, name, department and reason for nomination to be considered.

Nominations will be accepted from Feb. 9 through Feb 19 at 5 p.m. Nominations can be emailed to cholcomb@irtlive.com or via private Facebook message to Indiana Repertory Theatre.

Once nominations have been cast, the contest will take place via Facebook. Facebook users can “like” the officer’s photo they wish to win. The photo with the greatest number of likes by Feb. 26 at 5 p.m. will be named the winner. All police, firefighters and first responders who have or are currently serving our communities are eligible to win.

Additionally, the IRT offers a $10 discount to all police, firefighters and first responders for the entire run of The Hound of the Baskervilles. Discount can be redeemed online or by calling the ticket office at 317-635-5252 by using code: OFFICER. 


CONTEST RECAP 

Nomination Period: Feb. 9 –Feb. 19 at 5 p.m.

Voting period: Feb. 20 –Feb. 26 at 5 p.m.

  • winner will be determined by greatest number of votes

Winner Receives: Row of seats (8) to see The Hound of the Baskervilles and Dinner for eight, provided by Punch Burger. Tickets and dinner valid for the March 3 show only. 


Performance Dates and Times 

  • Feb. 18 @ 6:30 p.m. (preview night)
  • Feb. 19 @ 7:30 p.m. (preview night)
  • Feb. 20 @ 7:30 p.m. –Opening Night
  • Feb. 21 @ 1 p.m. & 5 p.m.
  • Feb. 22 @ 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
  • Feb. 24 @ 7:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 25 @ 7:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 26 @ 2 p.m.
  • Feb. 28 @ 5 p.m. & 9 p.m.
  • March 1 @ 2 p.m.-ASL/A-D Performance
  • March 3 @ 6:30 p.m.
  • March 5 @ 7:30 p.m.
  • March 6 @ 7: 30 p.m.
  • March 7 @ 4 p.m. & 8 p.m.
  • March 8 @ 2 p.m.
  • March 12 @ 7:30 p.m.
  • March 13 @ 7:30 p.m.
  • March 14 @ 4 p.m. & 8 p.m.
  • March 15 @ 2 p.m.

The Hound of the Baskervilles begins Feb. 18 and runs through March 15. Total run time is approximately two hours and 40 minutes and includes two intermissions. This play features thematic music, thrilling scenes and brief strong language and is recommended for audiences 12 years and older.


Special Events

Sunday, March 1 at 2pm | POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
Thursday, March 5 at 7:30pm | POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
Sunday, March 8 at 2pm | POST-SHOW BACKSTAGE TOUR
And for every performance there will also be a prologue, or pre-show discussion, hosted by IRT staff and artists. The prologue will begin 45 minutes before curtain and conclude 20 minutes before curtain.


Cast

Sir Charles Baskerville | MARK GOETZINGER
Barrymore | ROBERT NEAL
Mr. Sherlock Holmes | MARCUS TRUSCHINSKI
Dr. John Watson | MATTHEW BRUMLOW
James Mortimer | RYAN ARTZBERGER
Sir Henry Baskerville | ERIC PARKS
Mrs. Barrymore | CONSTANCE MACY
Mr. Frankland | MARK GOETZINGER
Jack Stapleton | WILL MOBLEY
Beryl Stapleton | CRISTINA PANFILIO
Director | PETER AMSTER
Scenic Designer | KEVIN DEPINET
Costume Designer | TRACY DORMAN
Lighting Designer | THOMAS C. HASE
Associate Lighting Designer | KRISTA BILLINGS
Composer | GREGG COFFIN
Sound Designer | TODD MACK REISCHMAN
 


Founded in 1972, the IRT is the largest and fully professional not-for-profit theatre in the state and has grown into one of the leading regional theatres in the country. The mission of IRT is to produce top-quality, professional theatre and related activities, providing experiences that will engage, surprise, challenge and entertain people throughout their lifetimes, helping us build a vital and vibrant community. 

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