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The Crucifer of Blood   

 
Helen Hayes Theatre, (9/28/1978 - 4/22/1979)
First Preview: Sep 14, 1978 Total Previews: 16
Opening Date: Sep 28, 1978    
Closing Date: Apr 22, 1979 Total Performances: 236

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
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



Production Staff
Theatre Operated by Lester Osterman
Produced by Lester Osterman, Richard Horner, Terry Allen Kramer and John Wulp
Originally produced at The Studio Arena Theatre (Neal DuBrock, Producer)
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
Cast
Paxton WhiteheadSherlock Holmes
Glenn CloseIrene St. Claire
Christopher CurryJonathan Small
Andrew DavisMohammed Singh
A Mohammedan
Mordecai Smith
A Sailor
Martin LaPlatneyHopkins
A Policeman
Timothy LandfieldJohn Watson, M.D.
Melvin LumFung Tching
A Chinaman
Tuck MilliganWali Dad
An Afghan
Birdy Johnson
Roumel ReauxTonga
Dwight SchultzMajor Alistair Ross
Nicolas SurovyCaptain Neville St. Claire
Edward ZangDurga Dass
A Hindu
Inspector Lestrade
Understudies: Cynthia Carle (Irene St. Claire), Andrew Davis (Birdy Johnson, Jonathan Small, Wali Dad), Richard Fancy (Durga Dass, Inspector Lestrade, Major Alistair Ross), Mark Hoyt (Hopkins, Mohammed Singh), Jeffrey Jones (Sherlock Holmes), Martin LaPlatney (Captain Neville St. Claire, John Watson, M.D., Mordecai Smith) and Tobee Roberts (Tonga)
Tony Award®
 1979 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  John Wulp
 1979 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
  Ann Roth
winner 1979 Best Lighting Design [winner] 
  Roger Morgan
 1979 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 
  Paul Giovanni
Drama Desk Award
winner 1979 Outstanding Lighting Design [winner] 
  Roger Morgan
winner 1979 Outstanding Set Design [winner] 
 Scenic Design by John Wulp