The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 24.0533  Monday, 25 November 2013


From:        Chris Miskiewicz <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

Date:         November 25, 2013 at 8:35:44 AM EST

Subject:    Shakespeare & Watson Web Series at Trip City


For Immediate Release: Fictitious Time Traveling Victorian Era Master Detective And Famous Elizabethan Playwright Open A Detective Agency In Williamsburg Brooklyn – The Adventures Of Shakespeare & Watson: Detectives Of Mystery


Trip City is proud to announce the launch of Shakespeare & Watson: Detectives of Mystery, a new web series from Chris Miskiewicz and Christopher Piazza.


The Adventures of Shakespeare & Watson Detectives of Mystery pairs William Shakespeare and Dr. John Watson as time traveling detectives who are trapped in the present after an accident with their time cane. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson have traveled to William Shakespeare’s era to solve “The Riddle of a Thousand Faces,” but Professor Moriarty sprang a clever ruse, breaking Sherlock’s “time cane,” causing a “temporal storm” that sends Sherlock and Moriarty to times unknown, and Shakespeare and Watson to the present. Together, the unorthodox partners have formed the premier detective agency in all of north Brooklyn to fight crime while trying to figure out a way to get back to their own eras.


The Adventures of Shakespeare & Watson: Detectives of Mystery premiered at Trip City, A Brooklyn-Filtered Literary Arts Salon, created & curated by Dean Haspiel  (Billy Dogma, Emmy Award Winning Artist of HBO's Bored to Death,) Seth Kushner (Leaping Tall Buildings,) Jeffrey Burandt (Americans UK) and writer Chris Miskiewicz (Everywhere, Thomas Alsop.


Shakespeare & Watson is a collaboration between Nicky Dog Pictures, PanopticonNYC, and Spygirl Pictures, starring David Blatt as a William Shakespeare, Chris Miskiewicz (Bored to Death/White Collar) as Doctor John Watson, Award-winning British graphic novelist Nick Abadzis as Sherlock Holmes, and rock & roll drumming legend Ozzie Martinez as the loveable Cracky. Directed by Christopher Piazza. Written by Chris Miskiewicz & Christopher Piazza. Edited by Kathleen Green.


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