Venue Details

36 Star Starred
Chanticleers Theatre
3683 Quail Ave Castro Valley, CA 94546
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75 events
30 reviews
4 stars
Parking is very tight, especially, if there is some sort of game going on. Get there early, and be prepared to troll!
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35 events
23 reviews
8 stars
Arrive 30 min. early for best parking.
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"The Unexpected Guest"
12 ratings
4.3 average rating
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120 events
66 reviews
3 stars
attended May 31 2013

Campy, but not deliberately so.

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69 events
18 reviews
11 stars
attended Jun 01 2013

Well casted mystery. You end up not knowing who was the guilty party but that is OK. Anyone had motive and opportunity. 2nd time I have seen this production and enjoyed it both times. Theatre is small and not a bad seat in the house. Parking...continued

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20 events
12 reviews
12 stars
attended May 10 2013

The actors were very good but the play was very predictable. I wish it had
a twist to the plot.

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Quotes & Highlights

“Just when the murder seems solved … Miss Christie pulls her almighty knock out punch. I admit her complete victory.”_ —London Evening News _
“Enormously entertaining … skillfully crafted to keep them guessing until the very end.” —_The Examiner _


A stranger runs his car into a ditch in dense fog near the South Wales coastline and makes his way to a nearby house. He finds a woman standing over a dead body with a gun in her hand. So begins this suspenseful masterpiece of mystery.