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Opened: November 12, 1974
Closing: January 04, 1976

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Review: BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at TexArts is a comedic tour-de-force! by Sabrina Wallace - Sep 30, 2023

Under the skilled direction of Rosalind Faires, an outstanding cast, and a script that reimagines a classic tale, the TexArts production of Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mistery, emerges as a vibrant and entertaining piece of theatre, where laughter and intrigue intertwine seamlessly.

BASKERVILLE at TexARTS by BWW Special Offer - Sep 29, 2023

Special Offer: Tickets Now Available: Dive into the Mystery of Baskerville!

Laguna Playhouse Presents World Premiere Transfer Production Of THE ANGEL NEXT DOOR By Paul Slade Smith by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2023

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE will present the third show of its 2023-2024 season, a transfer of the world premiere production from North Coast Rep of the irresistible comedy, THE ANGEL NEXT DOOR, written by Paul Slade Smith, adapted from Play at the Castle by Ferenc Molnár, and directed by Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director David Ellenstein. 

Jared Harris and Joe Cole Will Lead THE HOMECOMING at the Young Vic; Full Cast Revealed! by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2023

The Young Vic Theatre has announced full casting for Harold Pinter’s enigmatic masterpiece, The Homecoming. Find out who is starring in the show here!

New Shows Set For Spring and Summer of 2024 at Scarsborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2023

New visiting shows for the spring and early summer of 2024 at Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre have been announced. Learn more about the lineup here!

Plan-B Theatre & RadioWest Present RADIO HOUR EPISODE 17: SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE FINAL PROBLEM by A.A. Cristi - Sep 27, 2023

Plan-B Theatre & RadioWest present a world premiere adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes and the Final Problem. Join Dr. Watson as a woman and witness Holmes' uncertainty as they face their keenest criminal mind, Moriarty. Don't miss this Halloween season performance with live broadcasts on KUER's RadioWest, ASL interpretation, and post-show discussions. Written by Matthew Ivan Bennett.

Merrimack Repertory Theatre Opens Its 2023-2024 Season With GASLIGHT by A.A. Cristi - Sep 26, 2023

MRT Gaslight opens its 2324 season with a thrilling production. Get ready for a captivating experience.

MY FAIR LADY, CANDIDA & More Set for Shaw Festival 2024 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 26, 2023

Get a sneak peek into the upcoming 2024 season at the Shaw Festival, including highly anticipated productions like MY FAIR LADY and CANDIDA. Discover the classic and contemporary shows set to captivate audiences next year.

Cast Set for GHOST STORIES BY CANDLELIGHT UK Tour by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 26, 2023

HighTide has revealed full casting for the upcoming tour of Ghost Stories By Candlelight, Elayce Ismail directs Katie Cherry (Sara and Izzy), Elizabeth Crarer (Natalie and Mary) and Loren O’Dair (Balladeer) in this modern twist on the genre.

Cast Set For The Return Of A SHERLOCK CAROL to Marylebone Theatre by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2023

Ben Caplan and Kammy Darweish are to return as Sherlock Holmes and Ebenezer Scrooge in the sell-out production, 'A Sherlock Carol'. Don't miss this sell-out production from 24 November 2023 - 7 January 2024.

Full Cast Set For THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN at Salisbury Playhouse by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2023

Following the success of Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense opening their autumn season, Wiltshire Creative has announced the full cast for The Girl on the Train, adapted by Rachel Wagstaff and Duncan Abel from the bestselling novel by Paula Hawkins and DreamWorks’ film. Find out who is starring in the show here!

Ken Ludwig's MORIARTY: A NEW SHERLOCK HOLMES ADVENTURE Opens the Season At Meadow Brook Theatre by A.A. Cristi - Sep 19, 2023

The game's afoot when everyone's favorite detective returns in the Michigan premiere of Ken Ludwig's Moriarty: A New Sherlock Holmes Adventure. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are investigating the Bohemian king's stolen letters.

Photos: ARTEFACT & SOMETHING UNSPOKEN at the Playground Theatre by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2023

Production photos have been released from Artefact & Something Unspoken at the Playground Theatre. 

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Now Playing At Branford's Legacy Theatre by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2023

Don't miss the hilarious comedy 'The Play That Goes Wrong' at Branford's Legacy Theatre from September 14-October 1! A side-splitting play-within-a-play that guarantees laughter for the whole family.

Rachel McAdams to Make Broadway Debut in MARY JANE at Manhattan Theatre Club by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 11, 2023

Manhattan Theatre Club will present the Broadway premiere of Mary Jane written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Amy Herzog, starring Academy Award® nominee & Critic’s Choice Award Winner Rachel McAdams and directed by Anne Kauffman. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Titan Youth Theatre to Present SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE OPERA MYSTERY and More in 30th Anniversary Season by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 10, 2023

Titan Youth Theatre has announced its highly anticipated 2023-2024 Season, featuring an exceptional lineup of productions designed to captivate young audiences, spark their imaginations, and enrich their learning experiences.

Fells Point Corner Theatre Announces 2023-2024 Season by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 10, 2023

Fells Point Corner Theatre (FPCT) has announced its 2023/24 season, a mix of exciting Baltimore premiere productions, as well as FPCT's signature community events, like The Corner Carol, the monologue slam, and even a brand new Salon Series celebrating new local works. 

TALES AT THE DORMER HOUSE Returns This Month by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2023

Listen to stories by Chester Himes, O. Henry, Katherine Anne Porter, and other well-known American authors while taking in the breeze on the porch of an historic bed and breakfast, drinking lemonade, and enjoying homemade desserts. Learn more about the upcoming lineup as part of Tales at the Dormer House!

Review: The Tampa Bay Theatre Festival Short Play Competition at The Straz Center in The Teco Theater by Peter Nason - Sep 5, 2023

The 11 short plays were all over the place in quality and subject matter, but it was so much fun to watch.

DIASPORA! & More Lead Boston's September 2023 Theater Top Picks by BWW Staff - Aug 30, 2023

Boston is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. September 2023's top picks include Diaspora!, POTUS, and more!

Helen Mirren Joins Cast of Audible's MORIARTY Scripted Audio Series by Michael Major - Aug 30, 2023

The second season of Audible’s bold take on the Sherlock Holmes universe continues with Dominic Monaghan (The Lord of the Rings, Lost) in the title role, leading the reimagining of literature’s most captivating rivalries, with Helen Mirren (The Queen, Golda), Anya Chalotra (The Witcher), Ross McCall (Green Street Hooligans) and more.

BASKERVILLE Comes to Peninsula Players Theatre by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2023

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater, presents performances of 'Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' beginning on September 6 for a six-week run at Door County's premiere professional theater. 

East Lynne Theater Co. Concludes Mainstage Season With A Rotating Cast In LOVE LETTERS by A.A. Cristi - Aug 29, 2023

Before East Lynne Theater Company (ELTC) revs up its fall lineup, the curtain prepares to close on its summer 2023 Mainstage Season with a six-week run of A. R. Gurney's “Love Letters”– but with a twist. From Sept. 6 to Oct. 14, the play will be performed by a real-life couple with a connection each of the six weeks: three married couples, an engaged duo, and two pairs who share a romantic past. 

EDINBURGH 2023: Review: COLIN CLOUD - AFTER DARK, Underbelly - McEwan Hall by Jo Caruana - Aug 25, 2023

The WTF moments come thick and fast in Colin Cloud’s EdFringe show After Dark, which ran until 21 August at glorious McEwan Hall. 

Previews: BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at The Cape Playhouse by Kristen Morale - Aug 20, 2023

The game’s afoot with howling fun! The Cape Playhouse, the longest-running professional summer theatre in the country, will soon wrap up its summer season with Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. This final production will run from August 30th thru September 9th.

Everyman Theatre to Present New Adaptation of A DOLL'S HOUSE in September by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 19, 2023

Everyman Theatre will kick off its 2023/2024 season with the East Coast Premiere of A Doll's House, a thought-provoking 90-minute adaptation both written and directed by Joanie Schultz. Schultz breathes new life into this timeless classic, presenting a fresh perspective on the complexities of societal expectations.

Alley Theatre Unveils Cast and Creative Team for AMERICAN MARIACHI by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2023

Meet the cast and creative team behind Alley Theatre's production of American Mariachi. Get to know the talented individuals who are bringing this vibrant and compelling musical to the stage. Find out more about the actors, directors, and designers involved in this highly anticipated show.

Cast Revealed For BIRTHRIGHT at Finborough Theatre by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2023

A unique rediscovery marking the first professional UK production in more than 90 years of Birthright, the classic 1910 rural Irish tragedy by T. C. Murray, opening at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 5 September 2023.

Desert Ensemble Theater Releases Single Tickets For 13th Season by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2023

Desert Ensemble Theater has released individual tickets for its 13th season and its third year in residence at the Palm Springs Cultural Center.

SWEENEY TODD, A History- Part 2: The Demon Barber Slashes His Way From Page To Stage And Beyond by A.A. Cristi - Aug 26, 2023

Learn how Sondheim made Sweeney sing and how Mr. Todd made his mark on mass media in Part 2 of SWEENEY TODD, A History.

BALD SISTERS West Coast Premiere & More Set for San Jose Stage Company 2023-2024 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 15, 2023

Get a sneak peek at the thrilling lineup of performances for San Jose Stage Company's 2023-2024 season. From highly anticipated shows to extraordinary productions, this article reveals all the details you need to know. Don't miss out on the excitement coming to San Jose Stage Company.

SHERLOCK HOLMES: A STUDY IN LIPSTICK, KETCHUP, AND BLOOD Comes to Pitlochry Festival Theatre by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2023

Arthur Conan Doyle’s 1887 classic Sherlock Holmes adventure A Study in Scarlet is once again set to captivate audiences in late summer when it is brought to life in the theatrical adaptation Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Lipstick, Ketchup and Blood written by acclaimed writer Lesley Hart in Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s outdoor Amphitheatre.

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Comes to Cumberland County Playhouse by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2023

Beginning August 18, Cumberland County Playhouse presents The Play That Goes Wrong, written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, and Henry Shields.

White Heron Theatre Company to Present THE 39 STEPS in Nantucket by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 8, 2023

Get ready for a fast-paced comedy mystery thriller as White Heron Theatre Company brings 'The 39 Steps' to Nantucket. Based on the novel by John Buchan and the film by Alfred Hitchcock, this production features over 150 characters played by a talented cast of four. Don't miss this exciting limited run.

The Playground Theatre to Present Season of Women and LGBTQ+ Stories by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 8, 2023

Discover The Playground Theatre's captivating season of performances featuring stories about women and LGBTQ+ individuals. Find out about the dates and ticket information for each show and make sure you don't miss out on these engaging and thought-provoking productions.

Previews: CAMELOT at The Cape Playhouse by Kristen Morale - Aug 5, 2023

The Cape Playhouse, the longest-running professional summer theatre in the country, is excited to present Lerner & Lowe's musical, Camelot. After a 43-year absence, this award-winning masterpiece will again grace the Playhouse's stage from August 16th - 26th, directly following its current production of An American in Paris.

Dorset Theatre Festival's 46th Season Continues With MS. HOLMES & MS. WATSON - APT. 2B by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2023

Dorset Theatre Festival’s 46th Season will continue with Kate Hamill’s Ms. Holmes and Ms. Watson - Apt. 2B, which is set to begin performances at the Dorset Playhouse on August 11, 2023. 

Round House Theatre & Olney Theatre Center Begin 2023-2024 Seasons With INK by A.A. Cristi - Jul 25, 2023

Round House Theatre and Olney Theatre Center continue their longstanding partnership and kick off the 2023-2024 Season with a co-production of Ink, written by James Graham. This Tony Award-winning Broadway and West End hit is an electrifying new drama, directed by Jason Loewith. Please see below for complete program details and ticket information.

Photos: First Look at Agatha Christie's THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD at Alley Theatre by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2023

Get a first look at Alley Theatre's Agatha Christie's THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD with these photos. Discover the talented cast and immerse yourself in the world of mystery and suspense. Don't miss out on this thrilling production.

KEN LUDWIG'S BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY Comes to the Barn Theatre This Month by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2023

The Barn Theatre brings a hilarious thriller to the stage with KEN LUDWIG’S BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY. From the award-winning mastermind of mayhem, Ken Ludwig, comes a fast-paced comedy about everyone’s favorite detective solving his most notorious case. The mystery’s afoot!

E.M. Lewis Awarded The Mellon Foundation Playwright Residency At Artists Repertory Theatre E.M. by A.A. Cristi - Jul 17, 2023

Local and renowned playwright and Resident Artist, E.M. Lewis has been awarded another three years of the Mellon Foundation Playwright Residency at Artists Repertory Theatre. The grant recognizes Lewis' outstanding contribution to the theatrical arts and provides a platform for continued development and production of The Great Divide – a co-commission by Artists Rep and Oregon Shakespeare Festival's American Revolutions program. 

Previews: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at The Cape Playhouse by Kristen Morale - Jul 16, 2023

The Cape Playhouse, the longest-running professional summer theatre in the country, is excited to present an encore production of the four-time Tony Award winning musical, An American in Paris. Performances begin on July 26th.

Clackamas Repertory Theatre to Open 2023 Season with Ken Ludwig's THE GODS OF COMEDY by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2023

Experience the laughter and chaos of 'Ken Ludwig's The Gods of Comedy' as Clackamas Repertory Theatre kicks off their 2023 season. This side-splitting farce, filled with campus capers and college codes, is a must-see for comedy lovers. Get your tickets now!

Desert Ensemble Theatre Reveals Cast of SINGING WITH THE DESERT STARS by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2023

Desert Ensemble Theater (DET) has announced Celebrity Star Contestants and Star Coaches for the second annual Singing With the Desert Stars, the company’s gala benefit on Friday, October 6, 2023 at the Palm Springs Cultural Center.

Hollywood Fringe Festival 2023 Best 2-Person Show Winner IF I'M GOOD Extends For One Performance by A.A. Cristi - Jul 5, 2023

Tennessee Whiskey & Fresno Chile Productions have announced the West-Coast premiere of If I'm Good, by Ronnie Larsen, will be extended for one performance. Winner of the Fringe's Best Two Person Show and named Best of the Broadwater, If I'm Good tracks the story of two people from different ends of the political spectrum and explores how we got to the disunity we have in America today. The final performance will be July 6th, 2023 at the Broadwater Black Box.

RENT in Concert & More Lead Washington DC's July 2023 Top Picks by BWW Staff - Jul 5, 2023

Washington, DC is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Our top picks for July 2023 include RENT, The Lion King, and more!

THE DROWNING GIRLS Comes to the Greek Theatre in August by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2023

This true crime tale about three women married to and murdered by the same man brings an air of mystery to The Greek Theatre. Directed by GFT's very own Co-Artistic Director Helen Juvonen. Featuring Alicia Barban (Citadel Theatre: Almost a Full Moon; Musical Stage: Songbird Series), Blythe Haynes (Lighthouse Festival: The Real Sherlock Holmes), and introducing Georgia Findlay. 

A SHERLOCK HOLMES SHOWCASE to Open at Elmwood Playhouse This Summer by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2023

Elmwood Playhouse of Nyack, NY will be presenting A Sherlock Holmes Showcase, written by Tal Aviezer and directed by Margaret Young.

Gateway Theatre Announces CINDERELLA And More For 2023/2024 Season by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2023

Gateway Theatre has announced its 2023-2024 season, an exciting lineup of musical theatre, madcap comedy, a multidisciplinary world premiere, audio plays, and community-based celebrations.

Previews: JERSEY BOYS at The Cape Playhouse by Kristen Morale - Jun 26, 2023

The Cape Playhouse, the longest-running professional summer theatre in the country, will continue its 2023 Summer season on July 1st with the Tony and Grammy Award-Winning Smash Hit Musical, Jersey Boys.


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Sherlock Holmes has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Scenic Design for the work done by Carl Toms.
Sherlock Holmes has won the Tony Award for Best Scenic Design, which was awarded to Carl Toms.
Sherlock Holmes has been nominated for several awards. These include Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Carl Toms, Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Frank Dunlop, Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Neil Peter Jampolis, and Outstanding Set Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Carl Toms.
Sherlock Holmes has won several awards for its outstanding achievements in various categories. These include the following accolades: Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Carl Toms, Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Frank Dunlop, Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Neil Peter Jampolis, and Outstanding Set Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Carl Toms.



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