Follow Sherlock Holmes by Bike or on Foot Searching for Clues in and around the neighborhood of Portage Park*
Only 4 Performances! Space Limited.
July 18 & 19 @ 10am & 2pm
*SHOW BEGINS AT FILAMENT THEATRE: 4041 N Milwaukee Ave
To learn more about the 2016 run of Sherlock, click here!
When three city council members mysteriously disappear from an important meeting, the audience must help Sherlock Holmes crack the case. Audience members will travel by foot or on bicycle throughout Portage Park, interviewing witnesses and finding clues to recover the kidnapped city council members. It soon becomes clear that there is a greater plan afoot that puts the residents of Portage Park in terrible danger…
Filament Theatre announces a workshop production of Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Portage Park, penned by Chicago playwright Jessica Wright Buha and directed by Filament resident artist Christian Libonati.
Age Recommendations & Participation Notes:
There will be space for 20 cyclists and 12 walkers at each performance. Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Portage Park is recommended for everyone ages 8+.
Filament resident artists Molly Bunder, Lindsey Dorcus and Nathan Drackett.
With guest artists David Fink, Alex Ireys, Bryce Gangel, Calista Small, Jessica Kearney, Alex Tey, Sara Sawicki and Josh Greiveldinger.
And special guest Suzy Jackson as Watson’s Great Aunt Ollie.
Plus, each performance will feature multiple community cameo performances.
The Production Team:
JESSICA WRIGHT BUHA (Playwright)
CHRISTIAN LIBONATI (Director)
ANDREW MARCHETTI (Assistant Director)
ELEANOR KAHN (Scenographer)
MCKENNA BATTERSON (Production Assistant)
MAGDALENA WISTUBA (Graphic Design)
Inspired by the Sherlock mysteries of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Have a group? We recommend purchasing a Filament TenPass! For $120 you receive 10 tickets. The TenPass is good for all Filament productions for a year from your purchase date. Click Here for more details.
To rent a Divy Bike for the show, the nearest station is located at Keeler & Irving Park (Northeast corner). For more information about Divy and to learn how it works, Click Here.
45th Ward Alderman John Arena provides a wonderful resource for cyclists on the 45th Ward webpage featuring BIKE45.