City Lit Replaces “Romance Language” with Sherlock Mystery as Season Opener

City Lit Replaces “Romance Language” with Sherlock Mystery as Season Opener

Pictured: James Sparling and Adam Bitterman

City Lit Theater’s 40th season will open in September with “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” Artistic Director Terry McCabe’s original adaptation that the company last performed in 2007. In it, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s master detective Sherlock Holmes investigates the sudden death of Sir Charles Baskerville, and rumors of a legendary hound said to haunt the Baskerville family.

James Sparling and Adam Bitterman will play Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, as they did in City Lit’s prior productions of “The Seven Per-Cent Solution” and “Holmes and Watson.” The production will feature original music composed by Ben Chang and performed live on the violin. Additional casting to be announced at a later date.

The Holmes mystery replaces the previously announced production of “Romance Language,” and will run September 27 – October 5. More info at citylit.org.

About author

PerformInk

PerformInk is Chicago's entertainment industry trade publication.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *