Sherlock Holmes and the Curious Adventure of the Clockwork Prince

by  Cleve Haubold, James Hitt

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  6m, 4f

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Sherlock Holmes and the Curious Adventure of the Clockwork Prince

by  Cleve Haubold James Hitt

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Sherlock Holmes and the Curious Adventure of the Clockwork Prince

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    6m, 4f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Adaptations (Literature), Mystery/Thriller, Period
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

This Sherlock Holmes adventure in the style of Gilbert and Sullivan brings the great detective and Dr. Watson up against the evil wiles of that master of disguise, Sir Sullivan Sinister. The world of New Year’s Eve 1899 in London is a sparkling background against which Holmes wrestles with the puzzle of the Clockwork Prince, a brass key held for ransom, a stolen formula, and a curiously missing cook who is nowhere and everywhere at once. Holmes makes the most of his gifts of deduction and disguise in a riotous race against the stroke of midnight, with fatal results.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1900-1910, Victorian (British and American), 19th Century
  • Setting: The drawing room of Sir Gilbert Mallow's town house in London on New Year's Eve, 1899.
  • Additional Features: Play w/ Music
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

6m, 4f

BRIGHTON - the butler

LUCY - a maid

MELISA - a maid

JANE - a maid

MRS. ALAN - the cook

SIR SULLIVAN SINISTER - a professional villain

SIR GILBERT MALLOW - the Marshmallow King

BERTRAM MALLOW - his son, The Clockwork Prince

DR. JOHN WATSON

SHERLOCK HOLMES

LACKEYS, FOOTMEN, HOUSEMAIDS and STABLE-BOYS to taste. 

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Cast Attributes

  • Expandable casting
  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)

Resources

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Full Package

11 Piano/Vocal Scores

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Authors

Cleve Haubold

Cleve Haubold

James Hitt

James Hitt

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