Venue Details

City Lit Theater
2nd Floor of Edgewater Presbyterian Church 1020 W Bryn Mawr Ave. Chicago, IL 60660
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3.9 / 5 Rated by 31 members
Review from BP
Red Velvet 96 events 72 reviews

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

reviewed May 27 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from agarza922
37 events 5 reviews

The actors and actresses were great. Anyone who likes Sherlock Holmes should go an see this production. I thoroughly enjoyed the show and felt that I was watching a much larger production.

reviewed May 27 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Sandi
35 events 28 reviews

There were some very clever things in this play and the acting was good. However, the script could use some work ... and the last act especially was too long.

reviewed May 28 2011 report as inappropriate
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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

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