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Sherlock Holmes - Full Length Play, Drama

Sherlock Holmes

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, William Gillette

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Full Length Play, Drama

17m, 3f

ISBN: 9780573616068

"A prime evening of entertainment." - New York Daily News
"Constant stage magic to delight the audience." - Women's Wear Daily

$8.95
: Acting Edition
$17.95
: Large Print
$19.95
: Stage Manager

Minimum Fee: $75 per performance


Description

Full Length Play

Drama

Adaptations (Literature), Mystery/Thriller, Period

120 minutes (2 hours)

Time Period - Victorian (British and American)

Settings Of Play - London; 1891.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Unit Set/Multiple Settings

Period Costumes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Large Stage

RECOGNITION / AWARDS

From West End

Incriminating letters written by a young European prince to the English girl he betrayed are in the hands of the dead girl's sister. She is in the clutches of a nefarious man. All this and Moriarty and Dr. Watson too.

"A prime evening of entertainment." - New York Daily News

"Constant stage magic to delight the audience." - Women's Wear Daily

"A theatrical triumph...one of the jolliest treats of the season." - Christian Science Monitor

"The most enjoyable show in town...a great evening in the theater. I might find it difficult to like someone who did not love it." - The New York Times

Sherlock Holmes was first presented by the Royal Shakespeare Company in London. It was directed by Frank Dunlop.
Characters

CASTING

17m, 3f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

MADGE LARRABEE
JOHN FORMAN
JAMES LARRABEE
TERESE
SIDNEY PRINCE
ALICE FAULKNER
SHERLOCK HOLMES
PROFESSOR MORIARTY
JOHN
ALFRED BASSICK
BILLY
DOCTOR WATSON
JIM CRAIGIN
THOMAS LEARY
"LIGHTFOOT" MCTAGUE
PARSONS
SIR EDWARD LEIGHTON
COUNT VON STALBURG
NEWSBOY
LONDONERS AND OTHERS
VIOLINIST
Rental Materials

MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author(s)
William Gillette

William Gillette

William Gillette (July 24, 1853 – April 29, 1937) was an American actor, playwright and stage-manager in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He is best remembered today for portraying Sherlock Holmes on stage and in a now lost 1916 silent film. Gillette's most significant contributions to the theater were in devising realistic stage settings and special sound and lighting effects, ... view full profile

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