PlayOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Sep 28, 1978
Closing Date
Apr 22, 1979
1st Preview
Sep 14, 1978
1st Preview
Sep 14, 1978
Previews
16
Performances
236
PlayOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Helen Hayes Theatre
(Sep 28, 1978 - Apr 22, 1979)

Description
A play in six scenes

Setting
The Red Fort at Agra, India (1857), 221-B Baker Street (1887), Pondicherry Lodge at Maidenhead, the Gate of a Hundred Sorrows, and on the River Thames

Theatre Operated by Lester Osterman
Written by Paul Giovanni; Based on characters created by Conan Doyle
Directed by Paul Giovanni
Scenic Design by John Wulp; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by Roger Morgan; Sound Design by Leonard Will; Make-Up Design by Joe Cranzano; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley
Company Manager: Malcolm Allen
Production Stage Manager: Robert L. Borod; Stage Manager: Robert Charles and Alisa Jill Adler; Technical Advisor: Mitch Miller
Special Effects by Bran Ferren
Dialect Coach: Elizabeth Smith; Poster Design by Robert Van Nutt; Consultant for military uniforms and Police Launch design: Robert Van Nutt; Stunt work Coached by Martin LaPlatney; Scenery Supervised by Lynn Pecktal; General Press Representative: Seymour Krawitz; Press Representative: Louise Weiner Ment and Patricia McLean Krawitz; Casting Consultant: Terry Fay; Advertising: The Entertainment Group of J.W.T.; Photographer: Martha Swope
Sherlock Holmes
Irene St. Claire
Jonathan Small
Mohammed Singh
A Mohammedan
 
Mordecai Smith
A Sailor
Hopkins
A Policeman
John Watson, M.D.
Fung Tching
A Chinaman
Wali Dad
An Afghan
 
Birdy Johnson
Tonga
Major Alistair Ross
Captain Neville St. Claire
Durga Dass
A Hindu
 
Inspector Lestrade
Understudies: Cynthia Carle (Irene St. Claire), Andrew Davis (Jonathan Small, Birdy Johnson, Wali Dad), Richard Fancy (Major Alistair Ross, Inspector Lestrade, Durga Dass), Mark Hoyt (Mohammed Singh, Hopkins), Jeffrey Jones (Sherlock Holmes), Martin LaPlatney (John Watson, M.D., Mordecai Smith, Captain Neville St. Claire) and Tobee Roberts (Tonga)

Tony Award®

 

Best Scenic Design

1979 Nominee
Scenic Design by John Wulp
 

Best Costume Design

1979 Nominee
Costume Design by Ann Roth

Best Lighting Design

1979 Winner
Lighting Design by Roger Morgan
 

Best Direction of a Play

1979 Nominee
Directed by Paul Giovanni

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Lighting Design

1979 Winner
Lighting Design by Roger Morgan

Outstanding Set Design

1979 Winner
Scenic Design by John Wulp
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