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A Musical Adventure of Sherlock Holmes

 
Broadway Theatre, (2/16/1965 - 10/30/1965)
Martin Beck Theatre, (11/03/1965 - 11/14/1965)
First Preview: Feb 10, 1965 Total Previews: 6
Opening Date: Feb 16, 1965    
Closing Date: Nov 14, 1965 Total Performances: 311

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and around London. 1897, the year in which England celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of the reign of Queen Victoria.



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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Alexander H. Cohen; Produced in association with Gabriel Katzka; Produced with permission of The Estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Book by Jerome Coopersmith; Music by Marian Grudeff and Raymond Jessel; Lyrics by Marian Grudeff and Raymond Jessel; Adapted from the stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; Musical Director: Harold Hastings; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Dance arrangements by John Morris; The songs "Buffalo Belle," "Cold Clear World of the Intellect" and "I Shall Miss You Holmes" by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick
Directed by Harold Prince; Choreographed by Lee Becker Theodore
Production Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Motley; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal; Special Makeup by Dick Smith; Hair Design by D. Rusty Bonaccorso; Diamond Jubilee Parade by Bil Baird's Marionettes
General Manager: Roy A. Somlyo; Company Manager: Seymour Herscher
Production Stage Manager: Ruth Mitchell; Stage Manager: Jake Hamilton
Conducted by Arthur Wagner; Music Contractor: Vincent Rifici; Music Preparation: Mathilde Pincus; Original Cast Album Recorded by MGM Records
Production Associate: Hildy Parks; General Press Representative: James D. Proctor; Advertising: Ingram Ash
Cast
Martin GabelProfessor Moriarty
Inga SwensonIrene Adler
Fritz WeaverSherlock Holmes
Martin AmbroseEnsemble
Sara Lee BarberEnsemble
Barbara BlairEnsemble
Frank BouleyEnsemble
Lois CastleEnsemble
Jack DabdoubEnsemble
Gay EdmondEnsemble
Paddy EdwardsMrs. Hudson
Judie ElkinsEnsemble
Maria GrazianoEnsemble
Teddy GreenWiggins
John GrigasEnsemble
Horace GuittardEnsemble
Avin HarumOne of the Killers
Patrick HorganCaptain Gregg
Peter JohlEnsemble
Daniel KeyesInspector Lestrade
Mara LandiEnsemble
George LeePerkins
Gwenn LewisTavern Singer
Ensemble
Bert MichaelsDuckbellows
Hal NormanEnsemble
Jay NormanMurillo
Sal PerniceNipper
Peter SallisDr. Watson
Diana SaundersEnsemble
Mark Jude SheilMacipper
Tommy TuneOne of the Killers
Virginia VestoffDaisy
Christopher WalkenOne of the Killers
Vera WaltonEnsemble
Martin WolfsonBaxter
Standby: Virginia Vestoff (Irene Adler)
Understudies: Martin Ambrose (Baxter), Frank Bouley (Inspector Lestrade), Jack Dabdoub (Professor Moriarty), Judie Elkins (Daisy), John Grigas (One of the Killers), Horace Guittard (Captain Gregg), Avin Harum (Murillo), Mara Landi (Mrs. Hudson), Bert Michaels (Wiggins), Hal Norman (Dr. Watson) and Ron Paré (Duckbellows, Macipper, Nipper, Perkins, Wiggins)
Tony Award®
 1965 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Inga Swenson
winner 1965 Best Scenic Design [winner] 
  Oliver Smith
 1965 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
  Motley
 1965 Best Author (Musical) [nominee] 
 Book by Jerome Coopersmith
ACT 1 Sung By
It's So SimpleSherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, Captain Gregg and Inspector Lestrade
I'm In London AgainIrene Adler
Leave It To Us, GovWiggins and The Irregulars
LettersIrene Adler
Cold Clear WorldSherlock Holmes
Finding Words for SpringIrene Adler
What a Night This Is Going to BeSherlock Holmes, Irene Adler, Dr. Watson and Daisy
London UnderworldCompany
I Shall Miss YouProfessor Moriarty
ACT 2 Sung By
Roof SpaceWiggins and The Irregulars
A Married ManDr. Watson
I'd Do It AgainIrene Adler
PursuitSherlock Holmes
JewelryBaxter and Criminals