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Baker Street    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.


Production Staff [See More]
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 Gabel
Professor Moriarty
Inga Swenson
Irene Adler
Fritz Weaver
Sherlock Holmes
Paddy Edwards
Mrs. Hudson
Teddy Green
Wiggins
Patrick Horgan
Captain Gregg
Daniel Keyes
Inspector Lestrade
Jay Norman
Murillo
Peter Sallis
Dr. Watson
Martin Wolfson
Baxter
Martin Ambrose
Singer
Sara Lee Barber
Dancer
Barbara Blair
Dancer
Frank Bouley
Singer
Lois Castle
Dancer
Jack Dabdoub
Singer
Gay Edmond
Singer
Judie Elkins
Singer
Maria Graziano
Singer
John Grigas
Dancer
Horace Guittard
Singer
Avin Harum
One of the Killers
Peter Johl
Singer
Mara Landi
Singer
George Lee
Perkins
Gwenn Lewis
Tavern Singer
Dancer
Bert Michaels
Duckbellows
Hal Norman
Singer
Sal Pernice
Nipper
Diana Saunders
Dancer
Mark Jude Sheil
Macipper
Tommy Tune
One of the Killers
Virginia Vestoff
Daisy
Christopher Walken
One of the Killers
Vera Walton
Singer
Standby: Virginia Vestoff (Irene Adler)
Understudies: Martin Ambrose (Baxter), Jack Dabdoub (Professor Moriarty), Horace Guittard (Captain Gregg), Mara Landi (Mrs. Hudson) and Hal Norman (Dr. Watson)
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 Simple Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, Captain Gregg and Inspector Lestrade
I'm In London Again Irene Adler
Leave It To Us, Gov Wiggins and The Irregulars
Letters Irene Adler
Cold Clear World Sherlock Holmes
Finding Words for Spring Irene Adler
What a Night This Is Going to Be Sherlock Holmes, Irene Adler, Dr. Watson and Daisy
London Underworld Company
I Shall Miss You Professor Moriarty
ACT 2 Sung By
Roof Space Wiggins and The Irregulars
A Married Man Dr. Watson
I'd Do It Again Irene Adler
Pursuit Sherlock Holmes
Jewelry Baxter and Criminals