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Raven Theatre East Stage
6157 North Clark St. Chicago, IL 60660
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"Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose"
8 ratings
3.3 average rating
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Aesha Williams
22 events
10 reviews
6 stars
attended Dec 16 2012

I generally like the work that Raven produces - as a subscriber for several years, I see their full season - so I encourage others not to judge the theater based upon this one... play?... and I'm glad it was not part of what I paid for with my...continued

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10 reviews
24 stars
attended Dec 18 2011

I was so excited to see this play but was really disappointed. It was dumber than dumb and felt like it was slapped together at the last minute. There was no set, lke a radio studio, but was using the last play's set and props. The people...continued

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7 reviews
12 stars
attended Dec 29 2012

Fun, energetic -- we all had a good time.

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The cast of Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose includes Larry Carani, Stacie Doublin, Frederick Harris, Dean La Prairie, Sophia Menendian, JoAnn Montemurro, Ian Novak, Kelli Strickland, and Anthony Tournis.

John Weagly (Co-Playwright) has had plays produced by Strawdog Theatre, Second City, Circle Theatre, Artistic Home, Bailiwick, CollaborAction and numerous other companies both in the US and around the world.  As a fiction writer, he’s been published in multiple languages and won several awards.  His short story collection The Undertow of Small Town Dreams came out in 2003 from Twilight Tales Publications and his new e-book, A Bucket of Boobs, is available on Kindle.   **


Michael Menendian (Co-Playwright, Director), is a co-founding member and Producing Artistic Director of Raven Theatre, where he has directed and produced scores of productions since 1983.  He has also written many of Raven’s Children’s Theatre productions, including Aesop’s Fables, The Duck, The Bird and The Pea! and Patchwork USA!