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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
Cast
Martin Gabel Professor Moriarty
Inga Swenson Irene Adler
Fritz Weaver Sherlock Holmes
Martin Ambrose Ensemble
Sara Lee Barber Ensemble
Barbara Blair Ensemble
Frank Bouley Ensemble
Lois Castle Ensemble
Jack Dabdoub Ensemble
Gay Edmond Ensemble
Paddy Edwards Mrs. Hudson
Judie Elkins Ensemble
Maria Graziano Ensemble
Teddy Green Wiggins
John Grigas Ensemble
Horace Guittard Ensemble
Avin Harum One of the Killers
Patrick Horgan Captain Gregg
Peter Johl Ensemble
Daniel Keyes Inspector Lestrade
Mara Landi Ensemble
George Lee Perkins
Gwenn Lewis Tavern Singer
Ensemble
Bert Michaels Duckbellows
Hal Norman Ensemble
Jay Norman Murillo
Sal Pernice Nipper
Peter Sallis Dr. Watson
Diana Saunders Ensemble
Mark Jude Sheil Macipper
Tommy Tune One of the Killers
Virginia Vestoff Daisy
Christopher Walken One of the Killers
Vera Walton Ensemble
Martin Wolfson Baxter
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]
Motley
 1965 Best Author (Musical) [nominee]
Book by Jerome Coopersmith
ACT 1Sung 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 2Sung 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