Raven Theatre Presents Sherlock Holmes Christmas Radio Play, 12/16-18


Raven Theater presents a live, radio-style presentation of Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose by Michael Menendian and John Weagly, adapted from one of the most popular of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories, "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle." This delightful holiday mystery features Ian Novak and Frederick Harris in definitive performances as the famous detective and his ally Dr. Watson. The story concerns the disappearance of a gem called the Blue Carbuncle, which has been hidden inside a Christmas goose. Stolen from the Countess of Morcar, the jewel's trail leads Holmes and Watson all over wintry London and to a surprising conclusion. This holiday treat comes complete with live musical accompaniment, humorous commercials, and an audience sing-a-long.
Tickets and information are available at www.raventheatre.com or 773-338-2177.
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-Adaptor) 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.www.JohnWeagly.com
Michael Menendian (Co-Adaptor, 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!

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