AN ADVENTURE OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, October 17
The Episcopal Actors’ Guild will host a one-night-only production from the Quicksilver Radio Theater of the award-winning film The Speckled Band: An Adventure of Sherlock Holmes on the Guild Hall stage. The Great Detective and The Good Doctor take on a psychotic villain in a race against time to stop bizarre murders in a bizarre country mansion.
“Quicksilver’s dramatization is based on Sir Arthur Conan DoyleHolmes’ favorite prose tale, and on his rarely produced play, The Stonor Case,” says Quicksilver founder Craig Wichman. Theater and is in the repertoire of the East Lynne Theater Company.
“QUICKSILVER RADIO THEATER is a group of veteran New York artists dedicated to using the classic form of audio drama (full cast, layered sound effects and musical score) to present stories worth telling, performed with talent and heart. on Max Schmid’s Golden Age of Radio in 1995, and their work has since been broadcast nationally via Public Radio Exchange, RadioWorks and Quicksilver; and has been heard nationwide internationally on the World Wide Web.The group has won awards from the National Federation of Community Broadcasters (Gold Reel and Silver Reel) and the National Audio Theater (Best Screenplay).[email protected]om).”
This production includes Joseph FranciniJoan Lunoe, Dan Renkin, Bob Rutan, Leah Schwartz and Craig Wichman. Sound effects produced by Hooker Campbell and Bernadette Fiorella; the music is from Marc Holman and made by Micah Young. Adapted and directed by Craig Wichman.
All proceeds go to support charitable programs for EAG and NYC professional artists in need.
EAG Covid Safety Rules: All of our staff are fully vaccinated and reinforced. Anyone entering the Guild Hall must be FULLY vaccinated. You are considered fully vaccinated against Covid-19 two weeks (14 days) after receiving a second dose in a two-dose vaccine series or two weeks (14 days) after receiving a single-dose vaccine. We cannot make any exceptions. You will be asked to provide proof of vaccination in person and present photo ID at the door and you will be required to wear a properly fitted high filtration mask (such as an N95, KN95, KF94 or surgical mask snug) at any time in space. As a fully vaccinated location, we are operating at full capacity (a maximum of 65 bodies in space). For more details, please visit http://www.actorsguild.org/covid-safety-protocols.
Directions: The Episcopal Actors Guild (EAG)/Guild Hall is located at 1 EAST 29th STREET, NYC 10016 (middle block between Madison and Fifth, between #3 and #9 East 29th Street) on the second floor of the Church of the Transfiguration (aka the little church around the corner). When you arrive at the small church, enter through the main door and through the garden to the door marked Guild Hall (between the main church doors and the door to the parish office).
Getting there: The nearest subways are R/W or 6 at 28th Street or B/D/F/M or N/Q/R/W at 34th Street/Herald Square. If you arrive by bus, take the M1, M2, M3, M5, M6 or M7.
Lobby: Guild Hall does NOT have a lobby or waiting room. You are welcome to enjoy the Little Church garden (weather permitting) if you arrive before the house opens.
Accessibility: Guild Hall is not a fully ADA compliant venue. However, we do our best to satisfy all customers. Guild Hall is located up a flight of stairs (20 steps). There is no elevator ; however, a stair chair is available for those who need assistance ascending or descending from the Guild Hall. EAG staff will be happy to assist you upon request.
Late Placement: With our current COVID-19 safety protocols, we cannot guarantee late placement.
THE EPISCOPAL ACTORS GUILD (founded in 1923) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. EAG’s mission is to provide emergency aid and support to professional performers of all faiths and to anyone in financial crisis. The Guild is also dedicated to helping emerging artists advance their careers through scholarships, awards and performance opportunities. Throughout the year, EAG hosts events and fundraisers, including concerts, variety shows, play readings, and professional workshops. www.actorsguild.org