The Mystery takes place at an art gallery where there are two mysteries to solve. What has happened to Jabez Wilson’s art exhibit and is someone going to try and steal Mr. Merryweather’s own piece of art? The adventure begins before you even arrive at the gallery, once you buy your tickets you’ll receive emails with links to letters, VM messages, security footage and other information you’ll try and use to solve this case. You are Sherlock Holmes! as is everyone else! There are a lot of clues and red herrings to sift through and you only have an hour in which to do it. Luckily Watson is there to help you along. You are free to take an active roll or more or less sit back and watch the mystery unfold. There were some really fun elements i.e. lasers, and unexpected surprises, the end for example which I will not spoil. All in all it’s not quite as entertaining as their last show Feed Your Head but we still had a good time. I think it would be the most fun with a group of friends who really get into it. It could be improved by controlling the space better, there’s too much to look at and try and sift through, keeping the options down a bit would allow the audience a better idea of what they should be focusing on. That said the cast did a good job on engaging the audience without making you feel uncomfortable and giving we Holmes little hints and encouragements along the way. I’m definitely excited to see what they cook up next.
For more information and to get your tickets go to http://www.sparkletheatricals.org/theleague. But hurry the show ends Oct. 31st. As further encouragement here are a couple of discount codes to use at checkout, to save $10 off each ticket use SHERLOCK. Or buy 2 tickets at full price, get a 3rd for only $10 when you use the code TRIO.
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