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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.

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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
Martin Gabel
Professor Moriarty
Inga Swenson
Irene Adler
Fritz Weaver
Sherlock Holmes
Martin Ambrose
Sara Lee Barber
Barbara Blair
Frank Bouley
Lois Castle
Jack Dabdoub
Gay Edmond
Paddy Edwards
Mrs. Hudson
Judie Elkins
Maria Graziano
Teddy Green
John Grigas
Horace Guittard
Avin Harum
One of the Killers
Patrick Horgan
Captain Gregg
Peter Johl
Daniel Keyes
Inspector Lestrade
Mara Landi
George Lee
Gwenn Lewis
Tavern Singer
Bert Michaels
Hal Norman
Jay Norman
Sal Pernice
Peter Sallis
Dr. Watson
Diana Saunders
Mark Jude Sheil
Tommy Tune
One of the Killers
Virginia Vestoff
Christopher Walken
One of the Killers
Vera Walton
Martin Wolfson
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]
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