Sherlock Holmes Tale The Sign of the Four, Adapted for the Stage by City Lit Theater
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The last date listed for The Sign of the Four was Friday July 1, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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In 2009, Edward Albee surprised the theater community when he revisited and transformed his very first play, The Zoo Story, 50 years after it was first produced. Now, City Lit Theater Company is staging the reinvented play, retitled At Home at the Zoo. This enlarged and powerfully provocative reworking adds the prequel Home Life to Albee's classic Zoo Story. The new first act tells the story of Peter, a book editor, and his wife Ann. Though they seem to have it all -- house, daughters, cats and a pair of parakeets -- the couple struggles to find the spark in their marriage. The tone changes dramatically when Peter goes out to the park and meets Jerry. Jerry's desperate need to connect and his arsenal of oddball stories contribute to an ending that, more than a half-century later, still shocks. Learn More
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I really enjoyed the "Sign of the Four." I was familiar with the actor who played Sherlock Holmes from his performance in "The Hound of the Baskervilles." For that reason I did not want to miss this show. The entire cast did a very good job. The...continued
Quotes & Highlights
McCabe’s two previous adaptations of Sherlock Holmes material, Holmes and Watson and The Hound of the Baskervilles, were both Jeff-nominated in the Best Adaptation category.
“Detection is, or ought to be, an exact science,” Holmes tells Watson, “and ought to be treated in the same cold and unemotional manner.” Thank heavens Watson ignored him; the good doctor’s natural storytelling gifts make this one of the greatest Holmes tales.
Cast: Don Bender, Jerry Bloom, Linsey Falls, David Fink, Nick Goodman, Greg Kolack, Drew Longo, Brian Pastor, Ed Rutherford, Andrew Shapiro, Judy Lea Steele, and Shawna Tucker