Baker Street

Musical - Original

Broadway Theatre (February 16, 1965 - October 30, 1965)
Martin Beck Theatre (November 03, 1965 - November 14, 1965)
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  • First Preview: February 10, 1965
  • Opening Date: February 16, 1965
  • Closing Date: November 14, 1965
  • Previews: 6
  • Performances: 311

Lyrics: Marian Grudeff, Raymond Jessel

Music: Marian Grudeff, Raymond Jessel

Book: Jerome Coopersmith


The great detective Sherlock Holmes must stop the dastardly Moriarty from setting a bomb off during Queen Victoria's Jubilee celebration and rescue the love letters of a charming actress from Moriarty's hands, in this musical adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's classic stories.


Opening Night Cast

Martin Gabel Professor Moriarty
Inga Swenson Irene Adler
Fritz Weaver in Baker Street Fritz Weaver Sherlock Holmes
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Jerome Coopersmith Book
  Marian Grudeff Music
  Raymond Jessel Music
  Marian Grudeff Lyrics
  Raymond Jessel Lyrics
Harold Prince Harold Prince Director
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1965 Actress in a Musical Inga Swenson Nominee
1965 Author of a Musical Jerome Coopersmith Nominee
1965 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Motley Nominee
1965 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Oliver Smith Winner
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