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The Blue Carbuncle: A Christmas Adventure of Sherlock Holmes

The Blue Carbuncle is one of Arthur Conan Doyle’s rare comic tales. Taking place during Yuletide, the story has Holmes and Watson face several Dickensian Londoners, a dusty hat, a famous gem and a goose. 

Produced by Quicksilver Radio Theater, the play stars Craig Wichman (Independent Film, The Devil You Know) as the Great Detective and John Prave as the Good Doctor. The cast features Emma Palzere, Joseph Franchini, Dan Renkin, Clyde Baldo, and Soprano Soloist Bernadette Fiorella (New York City Opera). Original music by Frank Spitznagel. Sound effects by Sue Zizza, Mr. Baldo and the cast. The engineers are Chip Fabrizi and Dominick Barbera.

Adapted and produced by Mr. Wichman. Directed by Jay Stern (Independent Feature, The Changeling).

As an added treat, Quicksilver will also present The Painful Predicament of Sherlock Holmes, the rarely produced short farce by famed Holmes portrayer William Gillette.


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