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Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Elusive Ear 03/29–05/26

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CHELSEA—Mystery, romance and comedy. Audiences can expect to find all of this and more in The Purple Rose Theatre Company’s upcoming world premiere of Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Elusive Ear, an original play by David MacGregor. Sherlock runs Thursday, March 29 through Saturday, May 26, 2018. Tickets are on sale now. Previews, with reduced-price tickets, are available through Thursday, April 5; opening night is Friday, April 6. Ticket prices range from $20.50 to $46 with special discounts for students, seniors, teachers, members of the military and groups. For more information or to make reservations call (734) 433-7673 or go to www.purplerosetheatre.org.

Set in London in December 1888, the story centers around the notorious and as-yet undiscovered genius Vincent van Gogh, who presents the master-sleuth Sherlock Holmes with a most unusual case. Aided by his partner Dr. Watson and his paramour Irene Adler, Holmes  embarks on a rousing adventure.

Directed by Guy Sanville, the cast features Resident Artists Rusty Mewha (Plymouth) and Tom Whalen (Royal Oak), as well as Mark Colson (Lansing), Paul Stroili (Chicago, IL), Sarab Kamoo (Lathrup Village), and Caitlin Cavannaugh (Chicago, IL). Set design is by Bart Bauer, properties by Danna Segrest, costumes by Susanne Young, lighting by Noele Stollmack and sound by Brad Phillips. Angie Kane Ferrante is the stage manager.

The play contains adult language and content.

Show Times

  • Mar 29, 2018

    8:00 pm

    Preview/Talkback

  • Mar 30, 2018

    8:00 pm

    Preview/Talkback

  • Mar 31, 2018

    3:00 pm

    Preview/Talkback

  • Mar 31, 2018

    8:00 pm

    Preview/Talkback

  • Apr 4, 2018

    3:00 pm

    Preview

  • Apr 5, 2018

    8:00 pm

    Preview

  • Apr 6, 2018

    8:00 pm

    Opening

  • Apr 7, 2018

    3:00 pm

  • Apr 7, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 8, 2018

    2:00 pm

  • Apr 11, 2018

    3:00 pm

  • Apr 12, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 13, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 14, 2018

    3:00 pm

  • Apr 14, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 15, 2018

    2:00 pm

  • Apr 18, 2018

    3:00 pm

  • Apr 19, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 20, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 21, 2018

    3:00 pm

  • Apr 21, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 22, 2018

    2:00 pm

  • Apr 25, 2018

    3:00 pm

  • Apr 26, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 27, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 28, 2018

    3:00 pm

  • Apr 28, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 29, 2018

    2:00 pm

  • May 2, 2018

    3:00 pm

  • May 3, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • May 4, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • May 5, 2018

    3:00 pm

  • May 5, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • May 6, 2018

    2:00 pm

  • May 9, 2018

    3:00 pm

  • May 10, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • May 11, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • May 12, 2018

    3:00 pm

  • May 12, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • May 13, 2018

    2:00 pm

  • May 16, 2018

    3:00 pm

  • May 17, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • May 18, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • May 19, 2018

    3:00 pm

  • May 19, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • May 20, 2018

    2:00 pm

  • May 23, 2018

    3:00 pm

  • May 24, 2018

    3:00 pm

  • May 24, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • May 25, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • May 26, 2018

    3:00 pm

  • May 26, 2018

    8:00 pm

Theater Info

The Purple Rose Theatre Company

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Box Office Phone: 734-433-7673

Theater Phone: 734-433-7782

137 Park St.

Chelsea, MI 48118