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Arthur Conan Doyle's HOLMES AND WATSON Terry McCabe's Adaptation of A Scandal in Bohemia and The Final Problem

Chicago Theatre Review

"James Sparling masters the role of Sherlock Holmes."

Chicago Stage Standard

"This is a definite must see."

Chicago Critic

"[Adam Bitterman] is a master craftsman"

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Join us for our Thanksgiving Concert Reading of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, adapted by Terry McCabe!

Featuring James Sparling as Sherlock Holmes and Adam Bitterman as Dr. John H. Watson!

On Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 7:30pm

Regular Admission $15

Subscribers $10

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